Bridewell Royal Hospital:
Minutes of the Court of Governors

22nd May 1751 - 1st December 1761

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Image 384 of 43110th December 1760

Continued Weds. 10th. Decemr. 1760

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Harrington Julian< no role > Comd. 20th. Octr. 1760 P Mr. Aldn Cartwright
on the Oath of Charles Shereborn< no role > & James Harriott< no role > Churchwardens
of Saint Vedast Foster Lane for being a loose Idle & Disorderly Person
wandering about in the Streets & receiving Alms under Colour of
a Pass pretending to be the Mother of a boy she had with her who
did not belong to her & thereby Imposeing upon the Officers of
the Several parishes in this City.


Thompson Alice< no role > Comd. 24 Octr. 1760 P My Ld. Mayor on the Oath
of Eliza Pinpoint< no role > & Nichs. Silver< no role > for being an Idle & Disorderly-
Person & Suspected of Pilfering some pewter pots of Small Value.-

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Gray Mary< no role > Comd. 4th. Decemr. 1760 P Mr. Aldn. Nelson on the Oaths of
Thos. Cryer< no role > , Joseph Filch< no role > , and John Leafield< no role > for being an Idle &
Disorderly Person Apprehended Strolling on Ludgate Hill last
Night in Order to Pick up Men & for having Escaped out of the sd
Prison of Bridewell after she was Comitted thereto by Sr Thos.
< no role > Knt . one of his Majtys Justices of the Peace for the sd
City She the said Mary Gray not having any Visible way of
living nor giving a good Account of herself.


Holmes Mary< no role > Comd. 5th. Decr 1760 P Sr . Wm. Stephenson< no role > on the
Oath of Mary Prentice< no role > for being an Idle & Disorderly Pson
& Suspected of Pilferring a pair of Pumbs of Small Value.

Northleigh Petr. to. Parliamt.
Variad & to be Renewed}

Order'd that the Application made to The Honble the House of Comons
last Session of Parliament to be relieved against the Extraordinary Demands
made upon this Hospital by the Comrs. and Clerk Acting under an Act of
Parliament passed in the 31st. Year of His late Majesty King George the 2d.
[Intituled an Act for Dividing and Incloseing Certain Open & Comon fields
[..] called Northleigh Common fields and a Common or Waste
called Northleigh Heath with in the Parish or Township of Northleigh in the
County of Oxford be renewed, And the Petition then presented being now
read It is further Order'd that the same be now Varied In the following
particulars That is to say, By Stricking out the Woods [some of 1 and-
the Words [Country Soldy.] And also by Adding at the End of the last
Allegation in the said Petition the following words [Whereupon Your
Petitioners the last Session of Parliament preferr'd a Petition to this
Honble House praying such relief as to them in their Great Wisdom
Should seem Meet And your Honours were pleased to Appoint a Comittee

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