The petition of William Leaver the elder of Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, 18 July 1717

<Buck[ingham]s[hire] s[ession]s>

To the wor[shi]ppfull the Justices of the peace for the said County

William Leaver the elder aged 100 yeares or thereabouts haveing by yo[u]r wor[shi]pps favour rec[eive]d an annuall pension out of ye County stock and by his advanced age being vtterly vnable to help himselfe being quite blind.

Humbly prayes yo[u]r wor[shi]pps will please to augment his exhibition as yo[u]r wor[shi]pps in yo[u]r Charitable inclination shall thinke fitt

And yo[u]r Pet[itione]r shall ever pray &c.

Key Facts

Date of petition

18 July 1717

Name of petitioner

William Leaver

Type of petitioner

Maimed Soldier

Declared allegiance


Injuries sustained;
ailments experienced

Authority petitioned

  • Quarter Sessions
    Aylesbury (Aylesbury Parish), Buckinghamshire

Outcome of petition

  • Unknown

Petition signature


Further information in this petition

Events mentioned

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Places mentioned

  • There are no known places

People mentioned

  • There are no known people

Archive information


Buckinghamshire Archives

Shelf mark

Quarter Sessions Rolls 63/58