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

31st March 1783 - 3rd August 1786

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Image 350 of 39114th February 1785

Saint Clement Danes


passd. to
St. Johns

to wit Maria Chester< no role > aged about 44 years on her
Oath says she Intermarried to Robt. Chester< no role > at the
Parish Church of Saint Andrew Holbourn about 8 years
ago Who [..] has been gone from her about 4 years and can give
no Account at all of her said Husbands Settlement
Says that about 20 years ago she Intermarried to Jas.
< no role > her late Husband deceased at the Parish Church
of Saint Michaels Foster Lane and who has been
dead about 12 years Says that he Rented House in
Free School Street Horsely Down in the Parish of Saint Johns Southwark for 12 Months
and upwards at the yearly Rent of five Pounds and
paid the Taxes due for the same hath quitted said
House about Ten years ago since which time she
has done no Act matter or thing whereby to the
best of her Knowledge Information or belief
she may have gained a Settlement elsewhere

Sworn this 14th
day of Febry. 1785
Sampn Wright < no role > M Addington

Maria Chester< no role >

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