To The Right Worshipfull John Bradshaw Esq[uire] one of her Majesties Justices of the peace for this Ridd[ing]
The Humble petition of William Walker of Ulley in the parish of Treeton & county of Yorke Humbly sheweth that the said poor petitioner was a souildier In Kinge Charles the first Reighn Under Major Morriss & Captaine blackburn he was at pontefract Castle when it was besidgd & was wounded theire & now beinge past his worke & aged Eighty Eight yeares Humbly beggs that he may become pentioner & haue the Gratuity as other poor souildiers hath & your poor petitioner will be euer bound to pray for your worshipp whilst he liveth we the Inhabitants of Ullley doe Certyfye the truth heareof
Richard his marke [symbol: mark] Heywood
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I do hereby Certifie That the above named Petitioner William Walker came before me the 29th day of Decemb[er] 1705 and made Oath of the truth of what is contain’d in the said above written Petition.
to be admitted to Michaelmas] sess[ion]s penc[i]on