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

16th April 1785 - 12th January 1787

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Image 223 of 3861st February 1786

Saint Clement Danes


the Child died.
her lying in Etc
to be got if.
it can

to wit Elizabeth Avery< no role > aged 21 years or
thereabouts upon her Oath saith that she never was
married Rented House or paid Taxes says she lived as
a hired yearly Servant with Mr. Cox in fountain
Court in the Strand in the Parish of Saint Clement
Danes for about 2 years at the yearly Wages of
three Pounds hath quitted said Service about
three years ago since which time she hath done no
Act Matter or thing whereby to the best of this Depts.
knowledge Information or belief she may have
gained any Subsequent Settlement And further on
her Voluntary Oath saith that she is Pregnant
with Child or Children which is or are
likely to be born a Bastard or Bastards and
become Chargeable to the said Parish of Saint
Clement Danes And further or her Oath saith
that Wm. Hendy< no role > Alias Bowers< no role > a Journey man
Carpenter who lives at No. 11 Little Vine Street
Piccadilly is the father thereof he having had
Carnal knowledge of this Deponents Body
sometime in the Month of May Last and at
Several times since and that the said Wm
< no role > alias Bowers< no role > is the Real and true
father thereof

Sworn this 1st. day
of Febry. 1786
R Butler

Elizabeth Avery< no role >

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