Lot 5071798 Bastardy Payment Order made by John Andrews...

Auction Date: 28/05/2015 at 10am

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1798 Bastardy Payment Order made by John Andrews & John Swete J.P. against Henry Maddick yeoman of Exminster, Devon dated 12th March for begetting a female bastard child upon the body of Elizabeth Warren so that it will not become a charge on the Parish. Elizabeth was delivered of the child at the White Hart Inn and Henry is charged with paying 20 shillings for the laying-in and a weekly sum of 1 shilling and 6 pence for as long as the child shall be chargeable to the Parish. Royal Arms and black printing with manuscript annotations and signatures, single sheet with light fold marks and tears to edges and in good clean condition overall size 20cm x 30cm

Hammer Price: £80.00

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