The petition of William Dollary of Stratford sub Castle, Wiltshire, 9 January 1649

<Ad Sess[iones] pac[is] tent apud Sar[um] 9o Jan[uari] 1648>

To the righte wor[shipfu]ll his Ma[jes]t[y’]s Justic[e]s of the peace w[i]thin the Countie of Wiltes[hire]

The humble petic[i]on of Will[ia]m Dollary nowe of Stratford vnder the Castle of old Sarum


That yo[u]r pet[itione]r beinge a maymed souldier in the service of kinge & Parliam[en]t (as by good Testimonialls he is able to shewe) hath lived by the Space of diu[er]s yeres last past in Stratford aforesaid and is nowe threatned to be throwne out of doores w[i]th his wife and children and is denied to be entertayned in the Cittie of Newe Sarum where he formerly dwelt

He therefore most humbly petic[i]oneth yo[u]r good wor[shi]ps to be pleased by Order of Sessions soe to settle yo[u]r pet[itione]rs habitac[i]on as yo[u]r wisdoms shall seeme meete

And yo[u]r pet[itione]r shall pray &c


Key Facts

Date of petition

9 January 1649

Name of petitioner

William Dollary

Type of petitioner

Maimed Soldier

Declared allegiance


Injuries sustained;
ailments experienced

Authority petitioned

  • Quarter Sessions
    Salisbury, Wiltshire

Outcome of petition

  • Unknown

Petition signature


Further information in this petition

Events mentioned

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Places mentioned

  • Salisbury, Wiltshire

People mentioned

  • There are no known people

Archive information


Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre

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