St Clement Danes Parish:
Pauper Settlement, Vagrancy and Bastardy Exams

16th April 1785 - 12th January 1787

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Image 216 of 38625th January 1786


Mary Brown< no role > This name instance is in set 380738070. aged seventeen Years or thereabouts
upon her Oath saith, that she never was married,
bound out Apprentice, lived as an hired Yearly Servant
for one year, rented any Tenement of the Yearly
Value of ten pounds, paid taxes or did any other
Act, Matter or Thing whereby to the best of her Knowledge
Information or belief she may have gained any
settlement in her own Right - that she was born on
boardship coming from Irelant , that her Father was
a Sailor, lived in Featherstone Court Bunhill Row, in a
Room up one pair of Stairs ready furnished, and died
there, that her Mother continued in the same
Apartment for about one Year after her said
Fathers Death, and died there also, that she does
not know the Parish or Place of Settlement of either
her said Father or Mother That at the Age of
about three Years she went to live with one Mrs
Langley a Washerwoman who lived with near the
Kings Bakers at Rotherhithe who was this Examinant
God mother with whom she continued to live as one
of her own Children until she was eleven Years of
Age that she then ran away - that since that
time she has been upon the Town - That during
the time she has so been upon the Town, she
has frequently lodged at the House of one Mrs- Davies
in Jacksons Alley Bow Street , where she has been received
as a Lodger, the said Mrs-Davies knowing that she
was a Prostitute , and that she has frequently with
the said Mrs Davies's Knowledge and Consent

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