The petition of Richard Vaughan of Llanrwst, Denbighshire, 1660

To the wor[ship]full the Justices of the peace for the County of Carnarvon.

The humble petic[i]on of Captayne Richard Vaughan.

Humbly sheweing to yo[u]r worships that yo[u]r petitioner hath for many yeares together served his late Ma[jes]tie Charles the first of blessed memory very faithfully in the late vnhappy warrs and in that service receiued a shot in the face whereby he is become blind and mayhemed.

In tender consideration whereof may it please your worships to admitt him to be one of the mayhemed souldiers of this Countie and to allow him such a proportion of the mayhemed souldiers mize for his future stay and mayntenaunce as yo[u]r worships shall thinke fitt and may best suite with his pr[e]sent deplorable condicon and yo[u]r petitioner shall euer pray &c.

The petitioner is admitted as a lieftenante

Key Facts

Date of petition


Name of petitioner

Richard Vaughan

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

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

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Archive information


Caernarfon Record Office (Gwynedd Archives)

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