The petition of Rhytherch ap Edward of Treos, Carnarvonshire, 1660

To ye right woor[shipfu]ll the Justices of ye peace for ye County of Caern[ar]von

The humble petition of Rhytherch ap Edward of Treos in the Com[mote] of Creithyn and County aforesayd

Humbly sheweth that your petin[er] is and hath been for many years heretofore a resident within ye sayd County and from thence sent to the service of Ireland and alsoe hath served as a soldier in the service of his late majestie against ye p[ar]lament vnder ye Command of Col[onel] Roger Mostyn of Dol y Corslwyn whose certificate to yt purpose is herevnto annexed. And your petic[i]on[er] havinge bruises and infirmities by reason therof w[hi]ch hath made him incapable at present to followe his former calling wherby to gaine his liueliehood and saue himself from extreame want for ye future.

Wherefore your petic[i]on[er] humbly prayeth yt he may be admitted to receaue an yearely pention out of ye maymed soldiers mize as it shall seem meet vnto your woor[ships] and your petic[i]oner shall euer pray &c.

Key Facts

Date of petition


Name of petitioner

Rhytherch ap Edward

Type of petitioner

Maimed Soldier

Declared allegiance


Injuries sustained;
ailments experienced

Authority petitioned

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

Outcome of petition

  • Unknown

Petition signature


Further information in this petition

Events mentioned

  • There are no known events

Places mentioned

  • Ireland

People mentioned

Archive information


Caernarfon Record Office (Gwynedd Archives)

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