St Botolph Aldgate Parish:
Pauper Settlement, Vagrancy and Bastardy Exams
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22nd January 1795 - 30th January 1797

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Image 83 of 14519th March 1796


Middlesex ss.

Isabella Cousins< no role > the Widow of Stephen Cousins< no role >
deceased maketh Oath that she was lawfully Married
to her said late Husband at the Parish Church of St. John
Wapping on or about the Twenty first Day of August
1785 , that her said late Husband has informed her that
before his Marriage with her & when he was a Single
Man was hired & lived as a hired Servant by the Year
with Mr. Robinson Victualler who then kept the
Public House called the St. Andrew in the Parish of
St. Botolph without Aldgate in the County of Middlesex
at certain yearly Wages & continued in his Service
under such hiring upwards of Two Years when his
said Master let the said House to one Alex. Robinson< no role >
who died in the said House, that his Widow some
time after his Decease Married one Alexr. Shaw< no role >
And that her said Husband continued to live as a
hired Servant by the Year in the said House with
the said Alexr. Robinson his Widow & her second
Husband Alexr. Shaw about Five Years at certain
Yearly Wages, that he went from thence & lived as a
hired Servant by the Year with a Mr. Peak who
kept [..] Wine Vaults at Wapping Wall about Nine
Months But has not since he quitted the Service of
Mr. Shaw lived as a hired Servant by the Year
with any Person for the space of One Year together or
Rented any House or Lodging of the Yearly Rent or
Value of Ten Pounds or paid any Poors Rate or Kings
Tax or done any Act to her Knowledge or Belief to
gain a Subsequent Settlement, Nor has she since
her said Husbands Death done any Act to her Knowledge
or Belief to gain a Settlement in her own right


Sworn this 19th Day of
March 1796 before
R Davies

her
Isabella [mark] Cousins< no role >
Mark




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