The petition of Mary Buckley of Wrexham, Denbighshire, 11 January 1653

To the Right wor[shipfu]ll the Justices of Peace sittinge at the Quarter Sessions holden at Ruthin for the County of Denbigh the xith day of January 1652.

The humble petic[i]on of Mary Buckley of Wrexham the Late Wieffe of Samvell Buckley Lately deceased in Wrexham


That yo[u]r poore pet[itione]rs husband did alwayes serve in the Parlament Army And did alwayes serue in Scotland since the beginninge of the Warrs there And taken his sicknes in Scotland came vnto Wrexham in March last past and deceassed in Wrexham where yo[u]r pet[itione]r then Lived yo[u]r pet[itione]rs husband was a sergant in Col[one]l Maleverye Regiment yo[u]r pet[itione]r haveinge no meanes to mayntayne her and haueinge two small Children to Maytaine is driven vnto great Necessity and hath been constrained to pawne and sell all that shee hath for the Mayntaynance of herself and her poore Children

Yo[u]r Wor[shi]pps petitioner humbly prayeth that you wil be pleased to take these particulers to yo[u]r Charitable Considerac[i]on. And to doe her and her poore Children all lawfull favour as belongeth to poore fatherlesse Children. And yo[u]r poore pet[itione]r shal be ever bound to pray &c

noe penc[i]on granted she being not w[i]thin the compasse of the act

Key Facts

Date of petition

11 January 1653

Name of petitioner

Mary Buckley

Type of petitioner

War Widow

Declared allegiance


Injuries sustained;
ailments experienced

No known injuries or ailments

Authority petitioned

  • Quarter Sessions
    Ruthin (Ruthin Parish), Denbighshire

Outcome of petition

  • 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 B11/6