The petition of Margery Conner of Penketh, Lancashire, Epiphany 1650

To the right wors[hi]p[fu]ll Gilbert Ireland Esq[ui]r[e] & the rest of the wors[hi]p[fu]ll Justices att the quarter Sessions houlden att Wigan.

The humble petic[i]on of Margery Conner doughter of Henry Conner of Penketh w[i]thin the p[ar]ish of Prescott & County of Lanc[aste]r


Sheweth That yo[u]r petic[i]on[e]r was borne & brought vpp in Penketh aforesaid & of the age of Foure yeares or thereabouts. That her Father is in Ireland vpon the States service her mother Lately dead & shee onely Left not haveinge any thinge wherew[i]th all to maintaine or sustaine her but Likely to bee p[er]ished & Lost through want & misery not haveinge any freind able to maintaine her nor shee her selfe able to goe abroad to gett her Liveinge.

Humbly therefore prayeth that this hono[ura]ble bench will bee pleased to graunte out Ord[e]r that shee may have reliefe from the Parrish such as yo[u]r worships shall thinke fitt accordinge to the Statute in that case made and provided and yo[u]r  petic[i]on[e]r will eu[er] pray &c

Ch[urchwardens] & ou[er]sers to p[ro]uid for her or shew cause to Mr Ireland.


Key Facts

Date of petition


Name of petitioner

Margery Conner

Type of petitioner

Other Dependant

Declared allegiance


Injuries sustained;
ailments experienced

No known injuries or ailments

Authority petitioned

  • Quarter Sessions
    Wigan (Wigan Parish), Lancashire

Outcome of petition

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

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Further information in this petition

Events mentioned

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Places mentioned

  • Ireland

People mentioned

Archive information


Lancashire Archives

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