St Botolph Aldgate Parish:
Pauper Settlement, Vagrancy and Bastardy Exams

21st November 1785 - 13th January 1787

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Image 19 of 11127th January 1786

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Mary Webster< no role > the widow of
George Webster< no role > This name instance is in a workspace. deced maketh oath that her Said
late husband about two Years ago lived in & rented a
house in Nightingale Lane in the Parish of Saint
John Wapping in the Said County & agreed to pay for
the Same at & after the Rate of Ten Pounds & eight
Shillings by the Year Such Rent to be paid Weekly
at & after the Rate of four Shillings per Week &
this Deponents sd husband Continued in Such house
at Such rent as aforesaid for the Space of two Years
That her Sd husband has not Since rented a house of
the Yearly rent of Ten Pounds a year or upwards or
Served any Parish Office or paid any Poors Rates
or Kings Taxes or done any Act to gain a subsequent
Settlement nor hath She this Deponent Since his death
done any Act to gain a settlement in her own right
That She hath five Children namely Mary< no role > Aged
about Seventeen Years John< no role > Aged about Ten Years
& eight Months Joseph< no role > aged about Seven Years & One Month
Ann Elizabeth< no role > aged about three years & ten Months
& A Male Child aged about Eleven Months Which has
not Yet been baptized the lawful issue of Nine Depont by her sd half and none of which Children have
as Yet done any Act to gain a settlement for themselves
And this Depont Saith that the Sd house So rented as aforesd
was in this Deponts Apprehension worth to be let Ten
Pounds by the Year.

Sworn this 27 day of Janry. 1786
R Davies Robt. Smith< no role >

The Mark of
Mary [mark] Webster< no role >

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