The petition of Thomas Whitlocke, Staffordshire, 14 July 1657

To the Right hon[ou]r[a]ble the Justices of the peace for the County of Stafford.

The humble Petic[i]on of Thomas Whitlocke.

Whereas y[ou]r poore petic[i]oner was a Souldier for the States & vnder the Com[m]and of Collonel Phillip Jackson & was maymed in that Service & had a pensc[i]on granted by the hon[ou]r[a]ble Justices: they considering his Condic[i]on in regardinge of his vncurable wounds, & likewise hee being drawne out for Ireland did his true service there as needs did require: humbly beseecheth the Right hon[ou]r[a]ble bench to grant him his pension as was Allowed him by the afor[e]s[ai]d Justices for his releife & Comfort: & y[ou]r poore petic[i]oner shall bee bound to pray for y[ou]r honors

40 s.  formerly allowed be from henceforth p[ai]d till cause shewed to the contrary.

Key Facts

Date of petition

14 July 1657

Name of petitioner

Thomas Whitlock

Type of petitioner

Maimed Soldier

Declared allegiance


Injuries sustained;
ailments experienced

Authority petitioned

  • Quarter Sessions
    Stafford (Stafford Parish), Staffordshire

Outcome of petition

  • Successful
  • Gratuity £0.0s.0d.
    Pension 40s
    Frequency Annual

Petition signature


Further information in this petition

Events mentioned

  • There are no known events

Places mentioned

  • Ireland

People mentioned

Archive information


Staffordshire Record Office

Shelf mark

Q/SR/299, fol. 14