Significant Places in the Civil Wars
The Civil Wars affected every locality in England and Wales, but some communities were more divided and war-torn than others. The castles, towns, villages and manor houses of England and Wales hosted garrisons, prisons, hospitals and billets for the rival armies.
Civil War Petitions contains the records of how the Wars touched the people of those places. It shows how welfare was administered in different localities, and which areas had the largest numbers of claimants.
Using the map or the list below, click on a county of interest and follow the links to discover more details about Petitions, Certificates, Payments and People.
Links to summary data per county will be available soon.