The petition of William Barnett of Hampton, Cheshire, January 1658

To the R[igh]t wo[rshipfu]ll the Justices of peace of the County of Chester att the quarter Sessions att Chester Jan[uary] 1657

The humble petic[i]on of William Barnett


That y[ou]r pe[ti]c[i]oner by reason of a wound w[hi]ch hee receiued in the Parli[a]m[en]ts service att the takeing of Shockelach Hall att pr[e]sent is, & for many yeares hath been in great misery & his Parents who form[er]ly kept him being now dead yo[u]r pe[ti]c[i]oner is constrayned in necessity to prey y[ou]r wor[shi]pps favo[u]r yt hee may bee taken into the list of the pe[n]c[i]oners pentioners for this County And yt hee may haue some allowance forth of Malpas parish yearly for the supply of his necessityes in regard there is noe penc[i]oner or maimed souldier w[i]thin the s[ai]d Parish where y[ou]r pe[n]c[i]oner was borne as may appe[ar] by ye Certificate annexed And yo[u]r pe[ti]c[i]on[e]r will pray &c

<1 li. p[er] ann[um] till cured>

Key Facts

Date of petition

January 1658

Name of petitioner

William Barnett

Type of petitioner

Maimed Soldier

Declared allegiance


Injuries sustained;
ailments experienced

Authority petitioned

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

Outcome of petition

  • Successful
  • Gratuity £0.0s.0d.
    Pension £1.0s.0d.
    Frequency Annual

Petition signature


Further information in this petition

Events mentioned

  • Assault on Shocklach Hall, 16 July 1645

Places mentioned

  • There are no known places

People mentioned

  • There are no known people

Archive information


Cheshire Archives and Local Studies

Shelf mark

QJF 85/4, fol. 128