The petition of Katherine, widow of Richard John Owen of Wrexham, Denbighshire, 12 April 1670

To the Right wor[shi]pp[fu]ll and wors[hi]pp[fu]ll the Justices of peace sitting at Wrexham.

The Humble petic[i]on of Katheringe the wife relict of Richard John Owen Sheweth vnto yo[u]r wor[sh]ipps yt yo[u]r petitioner is a very poore woman, Haueinge a Charge of Children & one of them decrepite, soe yt her whole endeavors are almost taken vpp with his attendance w[hi]ch in duty she thinkes her selfe bound vnto, Her deceased Husband beinge an allowed pentioner she Humbly Craveth to haue the benefit of that pention & to be Continued, all w[hi]ch her supplicac[i]on she humbly refferrs to yo[u]r Considerac[i]ons and being alsoe her selfe lame of a hand

12 Apr[il] 16670

To continue to receiue it for 3 [?quarters] next ensueinge and noe longer p[er] Cur[ia]

Key Facts

Date of petition

12 April 1670

Name of petitioner


Type of petitioner

War Widow

Declared allegiance


Injuries sustained;
ailments experienced

No known injuries or ailments

Authority petitioned

  • Quarter Sessions
    Wrexham (Wrexham Parish), Denbighshire

Outcome of petition

  • Successful
  • Gratuity £0.0s.0d.
    Pension £0.0s.0d.
    Frequency Unknown

Petition signature


Further information in this petition

Events mentioned

  • There are no known events

Places mentioned

  • There are no known places

People mentioned

Archive information


National Library of Wales

Shelf mark

Chirk Castle MS B26b/14