The petition of Henery Traunter of Hereford (St Owen’s Parish), Herefordshire, 1667

To the Right worshippfull

The Maior and the rest of the worthey Bench;

Whereas at an order at sesions Before the maior and the rest of the Justices of peece (granted) that Henery Traunter of the parish of St: Owens was to haue the proportion of 8 d. a weeke paid him out of the parish twoewards his mainetenaunce: but now he hath not receaued one peney not this quarter of a yeare: whereby yo[u]r poore peticioner is in great want by reason of his age and therefore yo[u]r poore petic[io]nor desires that this may bee a littell looked after and he wil be Euer bound to pray for yo[u]r worships wellfare.

ordered yt ye Petic[i]oner shall have his arreares & his former order continued.

Key Facts

Date of petition


Name of petitioner

Henry Traunter

Type of petitioner

Maimed Soldier

Declared allegiance


Injuries sustained;
ailments experienced

Authority petitioned

  • Borough Corporation
    Hereford, Herefordshire

Outcome of petition

  • Successful
  • Gratuity £0.0s.0d.
    Pension 8d.
    Frequency Weekly

Petition signature


Further information in this petition

Events mentioned

  • There are no known events

Places mentioned

  • There are no known places

People mentioned

  • There are no known people

Archive information


Herefordshire Archive and Records Centre

Shelf mark

BG 11/5/39, 1667 file, 1st bundle, no. 6