To the Worship-full Justices of the pease at ye Generall quart[e]r sesions holden at Barnsley for ye West=riding of the County of Yorke this 5 day of October 1704. I your Humble petitioner Geo[rge] Inkersell of Aston aged ninety years & upwards was a soldier vnder King Charles ye first both in this Kingdom and in Scottland who sufered very much by the same and am now grown old and in so weak a Condission that I am not able any way to gett so farr as to present my self before your Worshipfull bench for I have not been one quarter of a mile from my abode this two years & upwards Hopeing my time cannot be long in this World, therefore I beseech you to grant to your poor petitioner in his great distress & poverty the benifit of that gracious act lately made some small computent subsistance or lively hood as a petitioner and then I shall ever be obleged to pray for you:
Sam[uel] Trickett Rect[or] of Aston
Phillip Halley } Church
John Wood } wardens
Ordered the Pet[itione]r be allowed Three pounds p[er] ann[um] out of ye lame soldier mon[e]y, to be paid quarterly by the Trea[sure]r, from this sessiones & one Quarters paym[en]t to be advanced.