The petition of Owen Jones of Llanddulas, Denbighshire, c. 1662 to 1667

To the right wor[ship]ful his majesties Justices of the peace of ye Countie of Denbigh

The humble petition of Owen Jones of Llanddulas in ye said Countie

Sheweth vnto your wor[shi]ps that your petitioner {hat}h served his late ma[jes]tie of blessed memory as a Com[m]on souldier in ye late vnhappy warres both in England and Wales vnder ye Comand of S[i]r Thomas Salusbury of Llewent barr[one]t in serverall battells v[i]zt att Edghill, Brainford and serverall other places wherein your petitioner receiued severall woundes notwithstanding your said petitioner never deserted his said late ma[jes]ties service but continued faithfull to his trust by reason of which said service and woundes your petitioner is alltogether become vnable to earne his liveing being very poore and aged.

Wherefore ye premisses considered may it please your wor[shi]ps to graunte vnto your s[ai]d petitioner such stipend out of ye maymed souldiers mize of this Countie to be yearly paid him by ye treasurers appointed from time to time to receaue ye same as to your wor[shi]ps shall thinke fitt and your petitioner as in duty bound will ever pray &c

Key Facts

Date of petition

1662 — 1667

Name of petitioner

Owen Jones

Type of petitioner

Maimed Soldier

Declared allegiance


Injuries sustained;
ailments experienced

Authority petitioned

  • Quarter Sessions
    County of Denbighshire (exact location undefined/uncertain)

Outcome of petition

  • Unknown

Petition signature


Further information in this petition

Events mentioned

  • Battle of Edgehill, 23 October 1642
    Battle of Brentford, 12 November 1642

Places mentioned

  • There are no known places

People mentioned

Archive information


National Library of Wales

Shelf mark

Chirk Castle MS B86/124