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

21st November 1785 - 13th January 1787

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Image 88 of 11121st November 1786

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Lewis Pettitt< no role > maketh oath that his late
Father Thomas Pettitt< no role > deced heretofore rented a house
at the Yearly Rent of Ten Pounds in Printers Street in
in the Parish of St Ann Black Fryars in the City of
London and was Charged to and Paid Parochial Taxes
for the Same and this Deponent lived with him there as
part of his Family That his Said Father to his Knowledge
or belief did not afterwards rent a house of the Yearly rent
or Value of Ten Pounds or Serve any Parish office or
Pay any Poors Rates or Kings Taxes or do Any Act to gain
a Settlement elsewhere That this Deponent was heretofore
bound Apprentice to one John Anderson< no role > (a Scotchman)
& Master of the Ship Corsica at Ports mouth in Hampshire
but whose Place of residence was not in England That
during this Deponents Sd. Apprenticeship neither himself
or the Sd Ship ever remained in Any Port or Place in
England for the Space of forty days together or for
the Space of forty day at different Periods of time
That this Deponent never lived as a hired Servant for
a year nor ever did any Act (as he is advised and
believes) to gain a Settlement in his own right

Sworn in this. 21. day
of Novemr 1786 before
R Davies Robt. Smith< no role >

The Mark of
Lewis [mark] Pettitt< no role >

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