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

21st November 1785 - 13th January 1787

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Image 18 of 11111th January 1786

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William Woodbridge< no role > maketh oath that he
was heretofore duly bound Apprentice by Indre to John Boadman< no role >
of the Maze Tooley Street in the Parish of St Olave in Southwark
in the County of Surry Cooper & Served the Whole of his
Apprenticeship with him there & this Deponent afterwards
to Wit in or about the year 1763 lived in & rented a house in the Same
Parish & during Such his residence therein he was Charged
to & paid Poors rates for the Same That he has not Since rented a
house of Ten Pounds a year or upwards or Served any
Parish Office or paid any Poors rates or Kings Taxes or done
any Act to gain a subsequent Settlement That he hath
three Children namely Thomas Woodbridge< no role > aged about
Sixteen Years Ann Woodbridge< no role > aged about twelve years
& Elizabeth Woodbridge< no role > aged about Nine Years the lawful
issue & this Depont by his late wife Elizabeth Woodbridge< no role >
deced the two first of which Children have gained Settlemts
for themselves That this Deponent hath another Child named
Mary Ann< no role > aged about twenty Months which was born of
the body of Mary Hoskins< no role > in New Street in Old Street in the
Parish of St Luke in Middx & baptized in the Church belonging
to St Lenoard Shoreditch Which Child is illegitimate and a
Bastard by reason that he this Deponent was never married
to the Mother of the Said Child

Sworn this 11. day of
Janry 1786 before
Robr: Smith< no role >

Willm: Woodbridge< no role >

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