To the wor[shipfu]ll the Justices of the Peace for the Countie of Stafford.
Yo[u]r humble petitioner Mary Abell of Vttoxeter widdow submissively sheweth that her late husband George Abell beinge slaine at Tutburie in the seruice of the Parliament, it after pleased this wor[shipfu]ll bench to allow a Pension to yo[u]r petitioner (who is ould and vtterly vnable to mainteyne herselfe and such as depend upon her) – w[hi]ch pension is now taken away (by what meanes she knoweth not) soe that she is vtterly destitute of all Releeffe. Shee humblie therefore doth petition that yo[u]r wor[ship]s would be pleased to Restore her said pension or otherwise to commiserate her poore estate as in yo[u]r wisedomes shall best seeme fitt. Soe will shee euer Pray for yo[u]r wor[ship]s happinesse.
We the Inhabitants of Vttoxeter doe humblie Certifie the truth of this petition.
Tho[mas] Lightfoote Vic[ar]
Laurence Dawson minister
Nicho[las] Holmes Peter Lightfoot
Tho[mas] Gilbert) Churchwardens Walter Mynors
Humphrey Smith Nicholas Mynors
Ralfe Cooke Thomas Lightfoote
Anthony Alkins John Keye
John Wakfeild William Pulle
Samuell Alkins Lawrence Bradshawe
John Scattergood Robert Gilbert