The petition of John Robert Yellin, Denbighshire, 11 January 1669

To the Worshippfull Justice at the quarter Sessions now held at Ruthin

The humble pettition of John Robert Yellin sheweth

That yo[u]r poore pettition[e]r hath Served in the late warr vnder the Comand of Maior Manley And Capt[ain] John Morris And Collonel Ellis where yo[u]r poor pettition[e]r hath byn Taken prison[e]r at Middlewich where yo[u]r pettion[e]r fell sicke for the about the space of one wholl yeare. And lastly vnder the Comand of Collonel Robinson

Now yo[u]r poor pettition[e]r humbly desireth yo[u]r wor[shi]pp[fu]ll And Charitable Consideration of him now in his ould declineing days That it may stand with yo[u]r pleasure to Confer vpon him Some little pention towards his Releife in his old days; And it shall be the prayers of yo[u]r pittioner for yo[u]r Worr[shi]ppfull health & prosperity now & ever.

11 Jan[uary] 1668

The substance of this petition is true.

Francis Manley

Jo[hn] Robinson

Ri[chard] Lloyd

Ellis Sutton

Mr Pritchard I pray you preuaile with ye Court to releeue this poore man, his petition being true and his case sadd.

Yo[u]rs Francis Manley

10 Jan[uary] 1669

Key Facts

Date of petition

11 January 1669

Name of petitioner

John Robert Yellin

Type of petitioner

Maimed Soldier

Declared allegiance


Injuries sustained;
ailments experienced

Authority petitioned

  • Quarter Sessions
    Ruthin (Ruthin Parish), Denbighshire

Outcome of petition

  • Unknown

Petition signature


Further information in this petition

Events mentioned

  • Battle of Middlewich, 13 March 1643

Places mentioned

  • There are no known places

People mentioned

Archive information


National Library of Wales

Shelf mark

Chirk Castle MS B26a/1