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

21st November 1785 - 13th January 1787

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Image 72 of 11117th October 1786

Middlesex ss

Edward Grayson< no role > maketh oath that his
late Father John Grayson< no role > deced died legally Settled
in the Parish of St Botolph without Aldgate in the Sd
County where he this Deponent was born and this
Deponent divers Years ago was hired & lived as a hired
Servant by the Year at the Wages or Salary of Fifty
two Pounds by & With Thomas Lynall< no role > a Salesman
in While the Parish of St Botolph witht Aldgate aforesd
And Continued in Such Service under Such hiring
or Agreement for the Space of two Years & half
& boarded in his Said Masters house during such
his Servitude but did not lodge there but in White
horse Court in the Parish of St Mary Whitechapel
Middlesex Save that he was Accustomed to lodge in
his Sd Masters house in Rosemary Lane When his
Said Masters Family were out of Town And this
Deponent Saith that he hath not Since lived as a hired
Servant nor ever rented a house of Ten Pounds a
Year or upwards nor ever Served any Parish
office nor ever Paid any Poors Rates or Kings
Taxes nor ever did any Act to gain a Settlement
for himself than as above Stated & Setforth

Sworn this. 17. day of
October 1786 before
J. Hawley

Edward Grayson< no role >

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