St Botolph Aldgate Parish:
Pauper Settlement, Vagrancy and Bastardy Exams
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2nd July 1765 - 3rd June 1768

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Image 14 of 10826th October 1765


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Eleanor Miller< no role > the widow of James Miller< no role > deced Maketh oath
that She was born in the Parish of Griffiers in the City of Edinburgh
in North Britain And this Depont Saith That in the year one
thousand Seven hundred & fifty one She was hired as a yearly servt .
to Balentine Harris< no role > of Flushing Yard in the Parish of Saint
Botolph without Aldgate in the County of Middx at Certain Yearly
Wages and Continued in such service for about Nineteen
Months That afterwards in the year one thousand seven hundred
& Fifty three she was Married at the Fleet to her late deceased
husband James Miller< no role > who (as he hath informed her) was born in
the Parish of Dunkare in the County of Fife in North Britain
And this Depont. farther Saith That to her knowledge information
or belief her said late husband never did any Act to gain a
Settlement in England And this Depont. farther Saith that her
Said late husband was a Seafaring Man & departed from & took his
leave of her at Portsmouth sometime in the Month of September in
the year one thousand seven hundred & sixty one & (as this Depont.
has been Credibly informed & believes) went from thence on Board
the Dragon Man of War then at Portsmouth to plymouth & in the beging. of the Month
of october following: Sailed as a Mariner in the said ship from Plymouth
aforesd. bound for Martinico ,-And this Depont. Saith That since
such her Said husband leaving her at Portsmouth as a foresd. she has
[..] een nor heard from him Save that she this Depont. has been
[..] by Letter & otherwise that her Said late husband James Miller< no role >
was [..] lled at the Siege of Havanna in the Month of July One thousand
Seven hundred & sixty two And this Deponent farther Saith That
on her said husbands leaving her at Portsmouth as aforesaid she Came
from thence to London And afterwards about the begining of
January one thousand seven hundred and sixty two took a lodging
in the house of one John Gunn< no role > a Labourer who then lived in
Quaker Street in the Parish of Christ Chruch Spittle fields in the
Said County of Middx And that about the Middle of the Same
January she this Deponent Suffered the said John Gunn< no role > to lye
with her & have Carnal knowledge of her Body at his house in
Quaker Street aforesaid whereby she Conceived with Child of a Male
Bastard Child of which she was delivered in the Month of September
in the said Year One thousand seven hundred and sixty two at Quaker
Street -in the said Parish of Christ Church Spittle fields and
since Baptised by the name of Richard Miller< no role > at the Church
belonging to the said Parish of Christ Church Spittle Fields
and is Now become Chargeable to the Parish of Saint Botolph
without Aldgate in the County of Middlesex And this Depont.




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