Significant Places in the Civil Wars
The Civil Wars affected every locality in England and Wales, though some communities were more divided and war-torn than others. The towns, villages, castles 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.
Using the map or the list below, click on a county of interest and follow the links to discover more details about petitions or certificates, payments and people relating to that county. You can also view a statistical summary for each county of the numbers and types of claimants, and the monetary amounts they were awarded.