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

27th October 1772 - 17th May 1776

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Image 159 of 3734th January 1774


to wit Elizabeth White< no role > otherwise Cotterell< no role > on her
Oath Says she never was Married Rented House
or paid Taxes or lived a lived Yearly servant for one
Year Says she was bound an Apprentice to one Mr. Restel [..]
or Cabinet Maker the in the Parish of St. Martin in the
Fields who afterwards removed to the Great [..] Abm [..]
Westmr . in the Parish of St. Margt. Westmr . where she
Continued to live with hin upwards of one Year and then
her sd. Master was Arrested & went to Prison since which
time she hath never gained any Subsequent Settlement
and further upon her Volentary Oath Says that on the
First day of Decr. last past she was delivered of a Make
Bastard Child in the House of Mrs. Gray in Cumberland
Court in the Parish of St. Clement Danes in the Liberty
of Westimr . which is at Present unahristred Says that
one Captain Turner late belonging to the Guards and
who now Uses the Rose Tavern in Bridges Street had
Carnal Knowledge of her Body [..] at Different
times for Twelve Months last Past but Particularly
in February and March last at one of Which times he
got her [..] with Child of the Male Bastard Child of which
she was so delivered as aforesaid and that the said
Captain Turner and no other person did beget the same
and that he is the real and True Father thereof

Sworn this 4th. day
of [..] January 1774
Tho Keynaston< no role >

Elizth [mark] White< no role >
Mark Cotterell< no role >

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