The petition of Thomas Netleton of Batley, West Riding of Yorkshire, October 1673

<West Riding, com. Ebor>

To the Hono[ura]ble his Maj[es]ties Justices of the peace att their Gen[er]all Sessions of the peace holden att Wakefield.

The humble petition of Thomas Netleton of Batley:

Humbly sheweth

That yo[u]r petition[e]r was a Souldger in his Late Maj[es]ties Service of ever blessed memory in the Regim[en]t of the Hono[ura]ble S[i]r Willi[a]m Sauile Bar[o]n[e]t: vnder the Com[m]and of Capt[ain] John Copley and never deserted the same, and Rec[eive]d such wounds in his Arme, besides other places, as depriued him of the vse of it ever since; and hauing Receaued noe pension or reward as yet, and now being fallen into great poverty:

Humbly Requesteth of this Hono[ura]ble Bench that he may be Entered into the pension role in the rome of Miles Attock deceased and Reci[e]ue his pension and yo[u]r petition[e]r shall da[i]ly pray &c:

<I doe know the contents of his petition to be true witnesse my hand:>

<Walter Caluerley>

<Edward Copley>

<Fra[ncis] Whyte>

To receive enter into pr[e]sent pay.

Key Facts

Date of petition

October 1673

Name of petitioner

Thomas Netleton

Type of petitioner

Maimed Soldier

Declared allegiance


Injuries sustained;
ailments experienced

Authority petitioned

  • Quarter Sessions
    Wakefield (Wakefield Parish), West Riding of Yorkshire

Outcome of petition

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

Petition signature


Further information in this petition

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People mentioned

Archive information


West Yorkshire History Centre, Wakefield

Shelf mark

QS, 1/12/8/6/3