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Buckinghamshire Sessions Records: Volume 8. 1730 – 1733

BUCKINGHAMSHIRE SESSIONS RECORDS

QUARTER SESSIONS BOOK. VOLUME 12

MICHAELMAS session

AT AYLESBURY

8th October, 1730[4 George II]

Jurors for the body of the county.

p.53.  Thomas Barrett of Turweston, Thomas Bawdrick of Beirton-cum-Broughton, John Bennell of North Marston, Thomas Blake of Winslow, Joseph Box of Marsh Gibbon, Joseph Brasbridge of Aylesbury, John Bunce of padbury, John Corbett of Adstock, Thomas Hughes of Quainton, Richard Marks of Quainton, John Mason of Marsh Gibbon, Richard Miles of Hanslopp, John Sharp of Beirton-cum- Broughton, John Smith of Ratcliff-cum-Chalkmore, Thomas Tame of East Cleydon, Robert Webb of Turweston and John Wilson of Aylesbury.

The following were not sworn: Robert Bradford of Stony Stratford, East Side, Robert Carter of Swanburne, Thomas Cooper of Newport Pagnell, William Deverell of Swanburne, Thomas Forster of Winslow, Thomas Ingram of Whitchurch, William Jones of Lurgershall, Thomas Kellow and Doily Marks, both of North Crawley, Thomas Ratnett of Hanslopp, deceased, Richard Rives of Newport Pagnell, William Roades of Middle Cleydon, Thomas Spier of Lurgershall, William Stevens of Grandborough, Jonathan Toe of Adstock [deceased], John Tofeild of Stewkley, William Toms of the same and George Williat of Great Horwood.  (Sess.R.112/22)

In addition to the usual reading of the Royal Proclamation of 5th July, 1727, and Acts for punishing wicked and evil-disposed persons; for the return of jurors; and to prevent bribery and corruption, an Act of 25 Charles II. cap.ii, to prevent dangers that may happen from popish recusants, was also read.

Jurors for the case against Anne Paine

Thomas Aris, Edward Barlow, Thomas Bradford, Richard Clarke, John Coppurne, Isaac Gurney, Joseph Harding, Phillip Hatton, John Stallwood, Richard Stone of Radnidge, Hugh Watkins. (Sess.R.112/21)

Richard Stone was struck off the list of freeholders, not having £10 per annum.  (Sess.Min.I, p.120)

Jurors for the case against Hillersden Franks

Edward Barlow, Edward Dighton, John Edding, John Gregory, Isaac Gurney, John Gurney, Joseph Harding, Benjamin Hawes, Richard Hedges, John Maycock, Robert North, John Parrett.

Sacrament Certificates.

p.54.  Produced by William Hartley junior, esquire; certified by Leonard Sedgwick, minister, and Michael penn, churchwarden, of Stony Stratford and witnessed by William Hawkins and George Wilkinson.  (Sess.R.112/1)

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Michaelmas Session, 8th October, 1730[4 George II]

William Halstead.

The above two persons also took the statutory oath.

The oath of allegiance was taken by Robert Jony.

Meeting-houses.

The house of Anne Cock, widow, of Chalfont St.Peters, and that of Richard Coales, called Castle Mills, at Buckingham, were certified according to the act.  (Sess.Min.I. p.120)

Indictments.

John Meacock of Amersham for assault on Thomas Gobbett.

Anne Paine of Buckingham, for petty larceny.

Francis Woodcock of Aylesbury, gaol-keeper, for permitting Daniel Beaumont to escape from his custody.

John Stanton and Thomas Holt, both of Oveing, for assault on Joseph Ross.

Presentments.

William Stevens of Fingest, labourer, John Springall of Bradenham, farmer, and John Humphreys of Radnage, yeoman, for being riotously assembled at William Stevens's house on Sunday, 30th August, 1730.  (Sess.R.113/10,11)

Richard Gurney of Haulton, Joseph Beckett of Eton Mullings, Ralph Rogers of Kingsey, Thomas Markham of

p.55.  Quarrendon, Edward Dewbury of Nether Winchendon, Benedict Holland of Grandborough, Thomas Hall of Totternhoe, Roger Chadd of Willin, Thomas Butcher of Ravenstone, Daniel Norris of Walton, Francis White of Taplow, James Bunts of Hedgersley Dean, William Bass of East Burnham, and Henry Hamerton of Hitcham, all petty constables, for failing to return lists of those qualified to serve on juries.  (Sess.R. 112/24,30,31,34,37-40)

The Grand Jury had nothing to present.  (Sess.R.112/25)

The constables of Buckingham, Burnham, Cottesloe, Desborough, Newport and Stoke, had nothing to present. (Sess.R.112/26-29,32,33,35,36)

Petty constables sworn.

Chalfont St.Peters Joseph Monk vice John Lane for the parish: Roger King vice Robert Cooke

Woughton John Putman vice John Fowler

Marsh Gibbon Richard Carter vice George Bell (Sess.R.112/43)

Weston Turvile John Gardner and Henry Deane vice John

Turner and William Whitmill.

Francis Turner was not sworn. (Sess.R.112/41, 42)

Thornborough Alexander Townshend elected but excused.

Great Horwood Hugh Willyat elected but not sworn. (Sess.Min.I, p.117)

Choulsbury John Geary vice Moses Middleton (Sess.R.113/28)

Orders.

Thomas Read, Thomas Deely, Thomas Cusins and Benjamin Hawes, the bridewell keepers received their quarter's salary.

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Michaelmas Session, 8th October, 1730 [4 George II]

p.55-56.  Thomas Williams, apothecary to the poor prisoners was paid £7.1s.3d. for medicines and attendance.  (sess.Min.I p.120)

p.56.  Francis Woodcock, keeper of the County gaol, was paid £7.10s.0d. for providing food and necessaries for poor prisoners for one quarter.  He was also paid £7.19s.6d. for providing fire, candles and nursing for sick prisoners, and for burying such as had died in his custody.  (Sess.Min.I, p.120)

The Rev. Nathaniel Bliss, curate of Aylesbury, was paid his quarter's salary £2.12s.6d. for attending the prisoners in the County gaol.

p.57.  Bridgett Coleshill, widow, was paid £1.10s.0d. for maintaining, and 10s.0d. for clothing James Absolam, a County child, for one quarter.

E1izabeth, wife of Robert Taylor, was paid the like sums for John Anderson a County child.  (Sess.Min.I, p.120)

Mr. Henry Warner, Undersheriff, was paid £20 in consideration of his diligent service to the Court.

p.58.  He was also paid £2.2s.0d. which he had paid to Mr. Joseph Mayson, Clerk and Receiver to the Lord chief Justice Raymond, for exhibition money to the King's Bench and the Marshalsea, and his acquittance payable yearly from the Court.  (Sess.Min.I, p.120)

John Ping, petty constable of Little Brickhill, was paid his quarter's salary of £20 for passing vagrants through the county.

William Hawkins, petty constable of Stoney Stratford West Side, similarly paid £5.

For the like service,the petty constables of Little Brickhill were paid £1.10s.6d., Colnbrooke £1.4s.6d.

p.59.  Datchett 5s.0d., Denham £1.8s.0d., Farnham Royall 6s.0d., Iver 6s.0d., Lavendon 12s.0d., Stoke Goldington £2.1s.0d. and Taplow £1.7s.0d.

The petty constables of Akely were paid £1.6s. for carrying forces' baggage from Buckingham to Northampton.

Those of Colnbrooke were paid £1.4s.0d. for the like service from Colnbrooke to Westminster.

p.60.  Those of Horton were paid 11s.3d. for the like service from Colnbrooke to London.  Those of Ratcliffe-cum- Chalkmore were paid 5s.0d. for the like service from Buckingham to Towcester.

The removal order of John Rawbones, Martha his wife, and John their son, aged one year, from Bow Brickhill to Aspley Guise, was quashed [see p.37.Vol.VII].  (Sess.R. 112/57. Sess.Min.I, p.119)

The removal order of Jeffery Barney and Frances his wife, from Radnage to Becconsfeild, was confirmed. (Sess.R.112/52.  Sess.Min.I, p.117)

 

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Michaelmas Session, 8th October, 1730 [4 George II]

Jeffery Barney had served William Carter of Beconsfield from Michaelmas 1727 to Michaelmas 1728, since when he had not lived a whole year in any other parish.  (Sess.R.112/46)

p.61.  The removal order of James Chand Flowers, Mary Flowers his wife, and Thomas his son, from the Endship of Eaton in the parish of Bletchley to Great Brickhill, was confirmed.  (Sess.R.112/55.  Sess.Min.I, p.117)

The removal order of John Measy and Anne his wife, from Tingewick to Grandborough, was confirmed.  (Sess.R.112/ 54.  Sess.Min.I, p.118)

p.62.  The removal order of Mary Swaines [see p.40, Vol.VII] from West Wyecombe to Pepper, co. Oxon was confirmed.  (sess. R.112/53.  Sess.Min.I, p.117)

The removal order of Sarah Henwood and Sarah her daughter aged one month, from Wooburn to Becconsfeild, was respited until the next sessions [see p.41, Vol.VII]. (Sess.Min.I, p.118)

p.63.  The removal order of Elizabeth Deane, widow, and William and John her children, from Ellesborough to Penn, was confirmed.  (Sess.R.112/56.  Sess.Min.I, p.119)

The complaint of Thomas Blake of Steeple Cleydon, concerning poor rates, was referred to the justices to determine at the next sessions.  (Sess.Min.I, p.120)

p.64.  The like complaint of Mun Mortimer of Hanslop was similarly referred to the Justices.  (Sess.Min.I, p.117)

The surveyors of highways of Stoke Mandevile and Weston Turvile authorised to levy a rate of 6d. in the £1 on the inhabitants for highway repairs.  (Sess.Min.I, pp.117,119)

The Clerk of the Peace was to examine bills handed in to the Court for passing vagrants through the county, and report on them at the next sessions.

p.65.  The issues set on jurors for failing to appear to serve on the Grand Jury, were spared "in regard of a full attendance".

Richard Wade and John Emes, debtors in the County gaol, were granted the daily allowance of County bread. (Sess.R.112/61)

The issues to be set on the surveyors of highways of Brill, were respited until the next sessions.  (Sess.Min.I, p.119)

The indictment against Thomas Tibbett and William Harding, both of Wooburn, labourers, for distraining a horse from the possession of Thomas Savage, was respited sine die.  (Sess.Min.I, p.118)

That against James Truelove of Newport Pagnell, labourer, for using the trade of a baker, not having served an apprenticeship, was discharged.  (Sess.Min.I,p.119)

Mr. William Hayton, County Treasurer, was paid £20 for services performed since the last Michaelmas sessions. (Sess.Min.I, p.121)

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Michaelmas Session, 8th October, 1730 [4 George II]

pp.66,67.  [blank]

p.68.  The recognizances of William Farey of Stoke Hamond and of Richard Miles and Thomas Goodman, both of Great Woolston, to appear to prosecute their traverses, were respited until the next sessions.  (Sess.Min.I, p.l20)

The indictments against the inhabitants of Lathbury and Sherrington for not repairing the highways, were discharged.  (Sess.R.111/58,59 and 112/23)

Indictments and traverses tried, traversed and confessed.

Anne Paine [see p.54] was found Guilty and whipped.

John Meacock [see p.54] pleaded Guilty and was fined 6s. 8d.

Hillersdon Franks [see p.2] was found Not Guilty and discharged.  (Sess.Min.I, p.120)

Fines

The fine of John Meacock above.

p.69.  John Wingrove, surveyor of highways of Penn, traversed the indictment against the inhabitants of that parish, for not repairing the highways.  (Sess.Min.I, p.118)

Recognizances entered into and respited.  (See Sess.Min.I, p.115)

William Russell alias Marquin [Matquin] and Rose Howard, both of Amersham, labourers, to keep the peace towards Thomas Gobbett of the same, bricklayer; sureties John Maycock, bricklayer, and William Hobbs, collarmaker, both of the same.  (Sess.R.112/4,64)

John chappell of Aylesbury, glover, to answer for assault on Joseph Rose of Chearsley; sureties Richard Holloway, labourer, and Ralph Cooke-, blacksmith, both of Aylesbury.

Thomas Elliot and Edward Betts, both of Great Horwood, Joseph Cox of Wallingford and Alice Fetch of Aylesbury, to give evidence against John Chappell.  (Sess.R.112/5-7)

Joseph Rose, Alice Fitch, Thomas Ellwood [Elliott] and Joseph Cox, said that the said Rose went to purchase a pair of leather breeches from Mr. Chappel at Ailesbury fair.  A dispute arising as to the price, Chappel abused and assaulted Rose.  (Sess.R.112/45,49,50,51)

George Wingrove, Richard Miles, Thomas Goodman and William Farey, to prosecute their traverses.

Daniel Beaumont of Eaton to answer for assault on Thomas Parr, esquire, justice; sureties Henry Hosey of Horton and Robert Canby of Stoke.  (Sess.R.112/2)

Recognizances discharged.  (See Sess.Min.I, pp.115,116)

Daniel Beaumont and John Lincicomb [see p.49].

John Crew of Gregory, to answer to William Turner esquire; surety John Grove of Becconsfeild.  (Sess.R.112/3)

Hannah Grove, widow, and Thomas Grove her son, yeoman, both of Hillesdon, and John Woolston of Buckingham, grocer, to give evidence against Ann Pain. (Sess.R.112/10)

Henry Cannon of Long Crendon, gentleman, to answer for

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Michaelmas Session, 8th October, 1730 [4 George II]

detention of wages from John Crouch of the same, labourer; surety William Crooke of the same, farmer.  John Crouch - to prosecute Henry Cannon.  (Sess.R.112/8,9)

William Drury and Thomas Smith, labourers, and John Sired senior, and John Sired junior, yeomen, all of Neither Winchendon, to answer for assault on John Piddington, junior, of the same, yeoman.  John Piddington, to prosecute and give evidence.  (Sess.R.112/11-15)

Edward Barlow of Radnage, miller, to answer to Mary Dossett [Dorsett] of Stoken Church in the parish of Aston Rowant, co. Oxon, spinster, for changing her grist.  The said Mary, to prosecute Edward Barlow.  (Sess.R.112/16,17)

p.70.  [blank]

p.71.  Joseph Tomlinson, esquire produced a sacrament certificate and took the statutory oaths.

pp.72-74.  [blank]

Licensing Sessions, held on 9 and 18 September, 1730.

Lists of persons licensed to sell Ale and/or Brandy, within the three hundreds of Ashendon, Aylesbury, Buckingham and Cottesloe (Sess.R.112/65-71).

The Clerk of the Peace received 6d. for every licence granted in the hundred of Burnham.  (Sess.R.112/63)

 

Name

Abode

Licensed to sell:

Adcock, Martha

Thornborough

Ale & Brandy-

Airis, John

Steeple Claydon

” ” ”

Aldridge, Anne, widow

Wendover

Ale

........, Daniel

Monks Risborough

Ale & Brandy

........, Peter

” ”

” ” ”

........, Thomas

Aylesbury

” ” ”

Allen, William

Aston Clynton

Ale

Anstead, James

Quainton

Anstee, Mary

Cottesloe 3 hundreds

......, Thomas

Preston

......, Thomas

Thornborough

Brandy

Arnott, William

Brill

Ale

Asberry, Thomas

Aylesbury

Ashby, Joan

Stone

....., Matthew

Aylesbury

....., Richard

Stone

Brandy

....., William

Cottesloe 3 hundreds

Ale

Asprey, Thomas

Aylesbury

Brandy

Atkins, Elizabeth

Waddesdon

Ale

Axtel, Margaret, widow

Little Missendon

 

 

 

Babham, William

Walton

Brandy

Baker, Richard

Brill

....., Richard

Cuddington

Ale & Brandy

Barker, Anne

Middle Cleydon

Ale

Bates, Christopher

Aylesbury

....., [blank],widow

Grendon Underwood

Batt, William

Aylesbury

Bayly, William

Cottesloe 3 hundreds

Beachum, Henry

Wooten Underwood

Ale & Brandy

Beck, John

Westcott

” ” ”

Bedder, Edward

Aylesbury

Ale

Bedford, William

Cottesloe 3 hundreds

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Michaelmas Session, 8th October, 1730 [4 George II]

Name

Abode

Licensed to sell:

-

Bell, Eleanor, widow

Aylesbury

Ale

...., John

Wendover

Betterworth, Susanna

Ickford

Betts, Edmund

Chersley

Ale & Brandy

Bevin, William

Cottesloe 3-hundreds

Ale

Bigg, Edward

Stoke Mandeville

Binyon, Mary

Cottesloe 3-hundreds

Birch, John

Walton

....., Joseph

Wendover

....., William

 ”

Bishop, Austin

Dinton

Ale & Brandy

......, John

Cottesloe 3-hundreds

Ale

Black, Anne

 ” ” ”

Blackhead, Susanna

North Marston

Blackwell, Thomas

Steeple Claydon

Bland, Edward

Marsh Gibbon

....., Thomas

Caversfield

Bowers, William

Haddenham

Bowler, John

Brill

......, Thomas

Frinces Risborough

Brandon, Elizabeth

Buckland

Brasbridge, Joseph

Aylesbury

Braesett [blank], widow

Preston Bissett

Brewer, Roger

Aylesbury

Briant, Thomas

Great Hampden

Brooks, Elizabeth

Cottesloe 3-hundreds

......, Sarah

” ” ”

Brown, Henry

Princes Risborough

....., Thomas

Bledlow

Buckley, Robert

Towsey [Towersey]

Bull, Richard

Cottesloe 3-hundreds

Burrap, Samuel

” ” ”

 

 

 

Caves, Hugh

Cottesloe 3 hundreds

Chapel, Henry

” ” ”

Chapman, Richard

” ” ”

Charge, Richard

Wendover

Ale & Brandy

......, Thomas

Ale

Chilton, Thomas

Aylesbury

Ale & Brandy

Clark, Charles

” ” ”

....., Henry

Ale

....., John

Oving

Brandy

....., Richard

Wendover

Ale & Brandy

Clarke, Daniel

Akeley

Ale

......, William

Clymson, John

Great Missendon

Ale & Brandy

Coals, John

Cottesloe 3-hundreds

Ale

Coates, Christopher

Great Missendon

Cock, Aran

Cottesloe 3-hundreds

Cocker [blank], widow

” ” ”

Coker, Symon

North Marston

Coles, Mary

Ickford

Brandy

Collett, Joseph

Cottesloe 3-hundreds

Ale

......, Thomas

Padbury

Collins, William

Cottesloe 3-hundreds

Cooke, John

” ” ”

Cooper, John

Westbury

Brandy

Cotton, Richard

Brill

Ale

Cox, John

Cottesloe 3-hundreds

..., Philip

Aylesbury

..., William

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Michaelmas Session, 8th October, 1730 [4 George II]

Name

Abode

Licensed to sell:

-

Craggs, Joshua

Aylesbury

Brandy

Crane, Hathan

Cottesloe 3-hundreds

Ale

Crawton, Richard

Haulton

Ale & Brandy

Cripps, William

Westcotte

Ale

Crook, Joseph

Quainton

Croseley [blank], widow

Beachingdon

Cubbidge, Anne

Borestal

Brandy

Dancer, John

Aston Clynton

Ale & Brandy

......, Sylvester

Aylesbury

Ale

Darve11, Wi1liam

Lee

......., William

Wendover

Davis, Jasper

Aylesbury

Day, Susanna

Little Missendon

..., William

Aylesbury

Ale & Brandy

Dean, Gyles

Cottesloe 3-hundreds

Ale

Delafield, Anne

Aylesbury

Dell, William

Little Missendon

Denchfield, John

North Marston

Brandy

Dodsworth, John

Cottesloe 3-hundreds

Ale

Dodwe11, Charles

Long Crendon

Edmonds, Wi1liam

Ludgarshall

Eggleton, Elizabeth

Waddesdon

........, Robert

Aylesbury

Ell, Sarah

Marsh Gibbon

Elles, William

Aylesbury

Ale & Brandy

Ellis, John

Stoke Mandeville

” ” ”

Emerton, John

Cottesloe 3-hundreds

Ale

......., Sarah

” ” ”

Evans, John

” ” ”

Falkener, Nicholas

Chilton

Ale

Fastnidge, Joseph

Great Missendon

Brandy

Fletcher, James

Wooten Underwood

Ale

........, Joseph

Tingswick

Ford, Christopher

Bledlow Ridge

Foster, John

North Marston

......, John

Wendover

Ale & Brandy

Fowler, Hugh

Buckland

Ale

Frane [blank], widow

Aylesbury

Franks, William

Waddesdon

Freeman, John

Aylesbury

......., John

The White Hart, Aylesbury

Ale & Brandy

......., Samuel

Aylesbury

Ale

Fryer, Diana

Aylesbury

....., Thomas

Great Missendon

Gates, John

Cottesloe 3-hundreds

Ale

Getteway, Nathaniel

Monks Risborough

Gibbon, Elizabeth

Cottesloe 3-hundreds

Gibbs, Mary

Grandborough

Glenister, Joseph

Wendover

Goddard, John

Cottesloe 3-hundreds

Godman, Mary

” ” ”

Goldbury, Nicholas

Westbury

Gomm, Christopher

Wendover

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Michaelmas Session, 8th October, 1730 [4 George II]

Name

Abode

Licensed to sell:

-

Goodman William

Cottesloe 3-hundreds

Ale

Goodson, John

Aylesbury

Gosby, Andrew

Cottesloe 3-hundreds

....., John

” ” ”

Goss, Henry

2 ” ”

Green, Elizabeth

Westcott

Brandy

....., William

Cottesloe 3-hundreds

Ale

Grimes, Daniel

Chittwood

Groom, Mary

Cottesloe 3-hundreds

Gwinnin, Henry

Wendover

Gyles, Patience

Aylesbury

Hall, Joseph

Cottesloe 3-hundreds

Hammond, Daniel

Haddenham

Harding, William

Cottesloe 3-hundreds

Harland, John

Marsh Gibbon

Harris, John

Waddesdon

Harrison, Elizabeth

Brandy

Harrell, Edward

Tingswick

Ale

Hawkins, Edward

Aylesbury

......., John

Upper Winchendon

Ale & Brandy

Hayes, George

Wendover

Ale

Hayley, Mary

Cottes1oe 3-hundreds

Hawers, Robert

” ” ”

Hews, Anne

Pounden

Heywood, Charles

Aylesbury

Hill, Richard

Akeley

...., Thomas

Aylesbury

Hinde, William

Great Hampden

Hobbs, Joseph

Little Missendon

....., Thomas

Aylesbury

Hollan, Richard

Cottesloe 3-hundreds

......, [blank], widow

” ” ”

Holland, William

” ” ”

Holmes, Henry

Wendover

Ale & Brandy

Horwood, John

Hitchendon

Ale

......., William

Cottesloe 3-hundreds

Bewesley, George

Wooten Underwood

Ale & Brandy

Hews, William

Cottesloe 3-hundreds

Ale

Hudson, Edward

Woodham

Humphry, lake

Edlesborough

Hurst, William

Leckhampsted

Illyman, Mary

Quainton

Ingram, Benjamin

Cottesloe 3-hundreds

......, Thomas

Aylesbury

......, [blank], widow

Walton

Jackman, Sarah

Towsey [Towersey]

Ale & Brandy

Jackson, Henry

Aylesbury

Ale

Jerrins, Metthew

Cottesloe 3-hundreds

Johnson, William

Broughton

Jones, David

Grendon Underwood

Jordan, Richard

Cottesloe 3-hundreds

Keeble, Ralph

Little Missendon

Brandy

Keen, Thomas

Cottesloe 3-hundreds

Ale

Kempster, Thomas

Aylesbury

Ale & Brandy

Killingsworth, Francis

Great Kimble

” ” ”

Kirby, William

Bierton

” ” ”

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Michaelmas Session, 8th October, 1730 [4 George II]

Name

Abode

Licensed to sell:

-

Martha Knapp

Princes Risborough

Brandy

Knellum, Henry

” ”

Ale

Ladyman, Thomas

Tingswick

Lambourne, John

Charndon

Lane, Thomas

Wendover

Ale & Brandy

Lathel, Thomas

Cottesloe 3-hundreds

Ale

Lee, Robert

Marsh Green

Leich, Francies

Cottesloe 3-hundreds

Levins, Thomas

” ” ”

Lloyd, Elizabeth

Chersley

Man [blank], widow

Twiford

March, Joseph

Weston Turville

Ale & Brandy

Mash, Henry

Cottesloe 3-hundreds

Ale

Matthews, Elizabeth

Waddesdon

Ale

Medley, Edward

Padbury

Mercer, Thomas

Aylesbury

Millar, Thomas

Cuddington

Ale & Brandy

Misendon, Ihomas

Cottesloe 3-hundreds

Ale

Moors, Mary

Monks Risborough

....., Pleas

Aylesbury

Brandy

Mosse, John

Chersley

Ale & Brandy

....., Thomas

Long Crendon

Ale

Musto, John

Bierton

Newburn [blank]

Cottesloe 3-hundreds

Ale

Newnham, Richard

Brill

Olive, Mary

Cottesloe 3-hundreds

Page, Mary

Little Hampden

Parslow, Thomas

Monks Risborough

Payne, [blank], widow

Marsh Gibbon

Pearce, Elizabeth

North Marston

Brandy

Peppitt, Thomas

Cottesloe 3-hundreds

Ale

......., Thomas

Edlesborough

Perott, Aran

Cottesloe 3-hundreds

Piddington, Thomas

Buckland

Pillgrim, Thomas

Aston Clynton

Pisching, William

Cottesloe 3-hundreds

Plater, Thomas

Cuddington

Ale & Brandy

Pratt, [blank],widow

Aylesbury

Ale

Prentice, Thomas

Cottesloe 3-hundreds

........, Thomas

” ” ”

Preston, John

Long Crendon

Pryor, Richard

Aylesbury

Ale & Brandy

Purcell, Francis

Thornborough

Radwell, John

East Claydon

Brandy

Rawlins, Thomas

Water Stratford

Ale

Ray, Joseph

Aylesbury

..., Joseph

Cottesloe 3-hundreds

Reach, [blank], Widow

” ” ”

Reading, Robert

Great Missendon

......., William

Grandborough

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Michaelmas Session, 8th October, 1730 [4 George II]

Name

Abode

Licensed to sell:

-

Reed, John

Cottesloe 3-hundreds

Ale

Reeves, John

Aylesbury

Ribbington, William

Princes Risborough

Richard, Larance

Cottesloe 3-hundres

......., Martha

” ” ”

Rodwell, Sarah, widow

Bierton

Rolfe, Thomas

Weston Turvile

Ale & Brandy

Rowe, John

Cottesloe 3-hundreds

Ale

...., Thomas

” ” ”

Sanders, Benjamin

Cottesloe 3-hundreds

Saunders, Richard

Princes Risborough

........, Robert

Chilton

Brandy

........, Thomas

Cuddington

Ale & Brandy

........, Thomas

Ford

Ale

Scott, John

Ashendon

....., John

Cottesloe 3-hundreds

....., Samuel

Haddenham

....., Thomas

Cottesloe 3-hundreds

....., Thomas

Lower Winchendon

Ale & Brandy

Sear, William

Cottesloe 3-hundreds

Ale

Seniour, John

Wendover

Ale & Brandy

Shaw, Thomas

Thornborough

Brandy

Sheen, William

Bierton

Ale

Sheldon, Gilbert

Chittwood

Sherwood, William

Shabbington

Sims, Nicholas

Aylesbury

Slaughter, Elizabeth, widow

Dinton

 

Smith, John

Akeley

....., John

Cottesloe 3-hundreds

....., Henry

“ “ “

....., Robert

East Claydon

Brandy

....., Thomas

Caversfield

Ale

....., Mrs

The George, Aylesbury

Spooner, Robert

Cottesloe 3-hundreds

Spratley, Thomas

“ “ “

Staniford, John

“ “ “

Stedman, Richard

Ickford

Brandy

Stevens, Esaiah

Lee

Ale

.......,Henry

Bottle Cleydon

.......,Isaac

Great Missendon

Brandy

.......,James

Hadenham

Ale

.......,John

Bledlow

.......,[blank], widow

Wendover

 

Steward, Thomas

Cottesloe 3-hundreds

Stickley, William

Aylesbury

Stipens, Hester

Cottesloe 3-hundreds

Stockings, Elizabeth, widow

Aylesbury

 

Stone, George

Princes Risborough

Stonehill, David

Ashendon

Strutch, Edward

Wendover

Styles, Charles

Hitchendon

Swannell, Martha

Padbury

Brandy

Symmonds, Jane

Cottesloe 3-hundreds

Ale

........., John

Aylesbury

........., John

Princes Risborough

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Michaelmas Session, 8th October, 1730 [4 George II]

Name

Abode

Licensed to sell:

-

Tame, Thomas

Cottesloe 3-hundreds

Ale

Tansey, John

Leckhampsted

Brandy

Tatham, Thomas

Aylesbury

Ale

......, Thomas

Cottesloe 3-hundreds

Taylor, George

Cottesloe 3-hundreds

......, Jane

Wendover

......, Henry

Ludgarshall

Theed, Thomas

Aston Clynton

Thompson, Patrick

Great Missendon

........,Thomas

Aylesbury

Thorn, Richard

Cottesloe 3-hundreds

Thornton, Dorothy

” ” ”

Tomms, Richard

Aylesbury

Toovey, John

Borestall

Treadway, Arthur

Great Missendon

Tue, Thomas

Grendon Underwood

Tusher, [blank]

Cottesloe 3-hundreds

Turvey, James

” ” ”

......, Thomas

Maidsmoreton

Tyler, James, senior

Bledlow

Brandy

....., James, Junior

Aylesbury

Underwood, George

Cottesloe 3-hundreds

Ale

Upstone, Elizabeth

Leckhampsted

Varney, Robert

Cottesloe 3-hundreds

Ale

Wade, Gyles

Haddenham

...., John

Princes Risborough

Ward, Alice

Twiford

Watkins, Hugh

Steeple Claydon

Webb, William

Cottesloe 3-hundreds

Weedon, Henry

Tingewick

Weight, Elizabeth

Cottesloe 3-hundreds

West, John

” ” ”

...., Hugh

Long Crendon

Brandy

Wheatley, Aaron

Towersey

Wheeler, Mary

Cottesloe 3-hundreds

Ale

White, John

” ” ”

....., Thomas

Wooten Underwood

Willmot, Thomas

Brill

Windmill, John

Edlesborough

Wingfield, John

Tingswick

Wiseman [blank]

Thornborough

Witten, John

Aston Clynton

Wonte, Edward

Cottesloe 3-hundreds

Wood, Richard

Brill

Woodward, Thomas, senior

Aylesbury

Wooster, John

Wooton, Thomas

Cottesloe 3-hundreds

Wors1ey, William

Aylesbury

Wright, Martin

Brandy

......, Thomas

Great Missendon

Ale & Brandy

Wyatt, Anne

Cottesloe 3-hundreds

Ale

Young, Thomas

Haulton

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Michaelmas Session, 8th October, 1730 [4 George II]

Bridewell Calendars.

Aylesbury No one in custody.  (Sess.R.112/62)

Buckingham Agnes [Ann] pain, for "cheating and taking shop goods in another man's name in the shop of Mr. John Butterfield in Buckingham.  (Sess.R.112/58)

Chepping Wycombe No one in custody.  (Sess.R.112/59)

Calendar of Prisoners to appear

Henry Footman, for being in the unlawful possession of fire-arms.

Matthew Sheriff, for threatening to burn David Millagan's house.  (Sess.R.112/60 and 113/19)

It was ordered that notice of intention to traverse indictments must be given to the foremen of the Grand Jury, eight days before the sessions.  (Sess.Min.I, p.118)

 

 

EPIPHANY SESSION

AT AYLESBURY

14th January, 1730/31 [4 George II]

Jurors for the body of the County

p.75.  Edward Austin of Wavendon, Thomas Benning of Wendover, Richard Britain of Newport Pagnell, John Cripps of Westcote, James Forster of Northmarston, Henry Geary of Broughton-cum- Bearton, gentleman, John Gregory of Wavendon, William Griffin of Stewkley, James Hedges of Aston Abbotts, John Hughes of Quainton, Robert Keen of Hambledon, James Leverett of Newport Pagnell, Charles Lucas [Charles Holloway] of Hardwick, Joseph Lucas of Rowsham, John Morris of Wycombe Forrens, Luke Norcott of Broughton-cum-Bearton, Thomas Ray of Aylesbury, John Ryder of Hambledon, Alexander Sanders [Saunders] of Aylesbury, Thomas Tatham of North marston and Richard Tuffin of Wendover.  (Sess.R.113/16)

Jurors for the cases against William Beckett, Thomas Wingfeild, John Killingsworth and the inhabitants of Great Woolston.

Joseph Bell, Thomas Bond, Joseph Crookes, Thomas Fenner, John Hicks, Richard Holloway, Henry Jackson, Henry Jorden [Gorden], Thomas Kempster, Richard Lee, Fairford Price and James Symons.  (Sess.R.113/15)

Jurors for the cases against the inhabitants of Penn and George Wingrove.

Thomas Batts, Charles Clarke, William Collins, John Edmunds, William Edmunds, Thomas Fenner, Thomas Fowler, Mathew Ginger, Thomas Kempster, senior, William Mash, John Welch and William Wheeler.  (Sess.R.113/12)

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Epiphany Session, 14th January, 1730-31 [4 George II]

Meeting house.

The dwelling-house of Edward Rose of Haddenham was certified.

p.76. Sacrament Certificates.

Produced by Charles Heyward; certified by John Dudley, minister, and William Shelton, churchwarden, of Aylesbury and witnessed by Joseph Ellis and John Motte.  (Sess.R.113/46)

Bernard Turney of Cublington, esquire, certified by Matthew Mayo, minister, and John Green, churchwarden, of the same and witnessed by Thomas Franklin and William Firmary.  (Sess.R.113/47)

Thomas Sheppard of Lydcott; certified and witnessed as for Bernard Turney.  (Sess.R.113/48)

The above three persons also took the statutory oaths.

Indictments.

Daniel Clarke of Akely, for not repairing Kingsthrop Lane.

Henry Norwood of Halton, for harbouring vagrants.

Thomas Wingfeild of Wooburn, for petty larceny.

John Barber of Westcott accused William Becket of the same of stealing beef from William Crips.  Becket confessed to the same.  (Sess.R.113/33,34)

Robert Ridle of Wooburn accused the said Thomas Wing- field, his day labourer, of stealing grain from him.  James Welles of Hitcham confirmed this.  Thomas Wingfeild said that he took the grain to feed to Ridle's horses.  (Sess.R. 113/36-38)

The inhabitants of Linslade, for not repairing Linslade Bridge.

William Stephens, John Springall and John Humphreys [see p.54].

Elizabeth, wife of Francis Long of Wyrardsbury [Wraysbury] for breaking the windows of Anne Perkins's house.

Edmund Reading of Chalfont St. Gyles, for assault on Elizabeth Woodbridge.  (Sess.R.113/35)

Presentments.

Daniel Clarke of Akeley, for not repairing Kingsthrop Lane.  (Sess.R.113/13)

Henry Norwood of Halton, for h arbouring vagrants. (Sess.R.113/14)

Jane Rose of Wooburn, for selling ale without a licence.

Thomas Deeley of Ivinghoe, for harbouring vagrants.

Orders.

p.77.  Thomas Read, Thomas Deeley, Thomas Cusins and Benjamin Hawes, the bridewell-keepers, were each paid their quarter's salary.

William Holton, Thomas Fowler, John Edmonds and Joseph Miller, the County bakers, were paid £3.0s.5d., £3.0s.3d., £3.1s.2d. and £2.9s.9d. respectively, for bread delivered by them to the County gaol for the poor prisoners.  (Sess.Min.I, p.130)

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Epiphany Session, 14th January, 1730-31 [4 George II]

p.78.  Thomas Williams, apothecary, and Noah pitcher, surgeon, to the poor prisoners, were paid £10.13s.l1d. and £12.14s.0d. respectively, for medicines and attendance. (Sess.Min.I, p.130)

Francis Woodcock, keeper of the County gaol, was paid £7.10s.0d. for providing food and necessaries for poor prisoners for one quarter.

p.79.  He was also paid £14.15s.0d. for providing fire, candles and nursing for sick prisoners.  (Sess.Min.I, p.l30)

The Rev. Nathaniel Bliss, curate of Aylesbury, was paid his quarter's salary of £2.12s.6d. for attending the prisoners in the County gaol.

Bridgett Coleshill was paid £1.10s.0d. for maintaining, and 10s.0d. for clothing James Absolam, a County child for one quarter.

p.80.  Elizabeth, wife of Richard Taylor, was paid the like sums for John Anderson a County child.  (Sess.Min.I, p.130)

John Ping, petty constable of Little Brickhill, was paid his quarter's salary of £20 for passing vagrants through the county.

William Hawkins, petty constable of Stony Stratford West Side, was paid his quarter's salary of £5 for the like service.

For the like service the petty constables of Buckland were paid 14s.6d., Bledlow 13s.0d., Brafeild 8s.0d.,

p.81.  Colnbrooke £1.0s.0d., Denham £3.3s.6d., Edlesborough 3s.4d., Fenny Stratford 17s.6d., Grove 7s.6d., Marsh Gibbon £2.8s.10d., Newport 9s.0d., Shenley 12s.0d.

p.82.  Stoke Goldington £3.0s.5d., and Wavendon 16s.0d.

The Petty constables of Slough were paid 15s.0d. for carrying forces' baggage from Slough to London.

John Russell, glazier, was paid 14s.6 d. for glazing windows of the County gaol.  (Sess.Min.I, p.130)

p.83.  The removal order of Michael Gardener from Amersham to Farnham Royall, was confirmed.  (Sess.R.113/45.  Sess. Min.I, p.128)

The removal of Onessimus Allen, aged 40 years, and Elizabeth aged 9 years, Sarah aged 8 years, and Thomas aged 6 years, his children, from Simpson to Woughton, was confirmed in so far as it related to the father, and quashed in so far as it related to the children.  (Sess.R. 113/44.  Sess.Min.I, p.129)

p.84.  The removal of Gregory Axton and Elizabeth, Rebecca, Abigall and Agnes, his children, from Stokemande- vile to Little Missenden, was quashed.  (Sess.R.113/43. Sess.Min.I, p.128)

The removal order of Sarah Henwood and Sarah her daughter aged one month, from Wooburne to Becconsfeild was quashed [See p.62].  (Sess.R.113/42.  Sess.Min.I, p.l27)

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Epiphany Session, 14th January, 1730-31 [4 George II]

p.85.  The removal order of Mary Hazill, spinster, from Chepping Wycomb to Hillersden, was confirmed.  (Sess.R. 113/41.  Sess.Min.I, p.127)

The said Mary Hazell, aged 20 years, was born at Hillersden and had gained no settlement elsewhere.  (Sess.R. 113/39)

p.86.  The order of reference to the justices, of the complaint of Thomas Blake of Steeple Cleydon, concerning poor rates, was enlarged until the next sessions.  (Sess. Min.I, p.130)

pp.86-87.  The complaint of Mun Mortimer of Hanslop, made at Michaelmas sessions 1730, concerning poor rates, was discharged, the justices not having reported on the matter, and Mun Mortimer not having appeared to prosecute his appeal.  (Sess.Min.I, p.127)

p.87.  Daniel Beaumont of Eaton, convicted of selling ale and brandy without a licence, was fined £1.0s.0d.

A Justices certificate stated that the said Daniel Beaumont had kept "a common Tipling-house ... in the said Parish of Eaton ... near the Publick Free Scoole kept there in which Place He kept a Common Gameing Table and Sold there by Retaile Brandy and other Distilled Liquors without any Lycence for that Purpose And Likewise Beer and Ale to the Debauching of the Scholars".  His licence was suppressed, but he continued to sell brandy, etc. for a further six weeks.  He was therefore committed to Aylesbury Gaol on 14 September 1730.  "But Wee are Informed that the Gaoler hath Voluntary Permitted the said Daniel Beaumont to Eskape".  (Sess.R.113/18)

The said Daniel Beaumont entered into recognizance with Henry Jordan of Beirton, yeoman, and Francis Woodcock, as sureties, not to keep an alehouse from henceforth.  He had kept one previously "on board a Vessell lying near Eton ... to the great Annoyance of the School there".  (Sess. R.113/56)

p.88.  The Grand Jury having presented that Linslade Bridge, over the Sheir Brook, being part of the highway leading to Leighton in the county of Bedford, was and had been for many years out of repair, it was ordered that the Clerk of the Peace should consult with the Clerk of the Peace for Bedford, with a view to determining on whom the responsibility for repair might lie.

Edward Trewin and Henry Ward, who had been committed to the County gaol on suspicion of stealing fowls, were discharged, there being no prosecution.

p.89.  Barton Franklin, a debtor in the County gaol, was granted the daily allowance of County bread.  (Sess.R.113/20)

Anne Perkins was discharged from the house of correction at Chepping Wyccombe.  (Sess.R.113/40.  Sess.Min.I, p.130)

The Clerk of the Peace was to examine bills handed in to the Court for passing vagrants, and report on them at the next sessions.

p.90.  Indictments and traverses tried, traversed and confessed.

Edmund Reading [see p.76] traversed his indictment.

The inhabitants of Penn were found Not Guilty of

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Epiphany Session, 14th January, 1730-31 [4 George II]

neglecting to repair the highways.  (Sess.Min.I, p.127)

John Killingsworth was found Not Guilty of assault on Edith Parsons.  (Sess.Min.I, p.128)

The inhabitants of Great Woolston were found Guilty of not repairing the highways, and fined £10.  (Sess.Min.I, pp.128,130,131)

William Beckett [see p.76] pleaded Guilty and was whipped.

Thomas Wingfeild [see p.76] was found Not Guilty.

Francis Johnson of Newport Pagnel traversed his indictment for using the trade of a baker, not having  served an apprenticeship.  (Sess.Min.I, p.127)

p.91. Recognizances entered into and respited.

Edmund Reading with John Crockett of Becconsfeild as surety and Francis Johnson to appear to prosecute their traverses.  (Sess.R.113/59.  Sess.Min.I, pp.126, 127)

Elizabeth Long of Wyrardsbury [Wraysbury], poulterer, to answer to Ann Perkins.  (Sess.R.113/50,51)

Richard Frogley of the same, to answer to Francis Long.  (Sess.R.113/53)

Jonathan Cook of Stoke Poges, butcher, to answer for boating John Harris, his apprentice.  (Sess.R.113/52)

William Cully junior, of Langly Marsh, pipe-maker, to answer for bastardy with Ann Tiller; surety William Cully senior, of the same, cordwainer.- (Sess.R.113/49,54)

Emanuel Eton of Colnbrook, victualler, to answer to the churchwardens and overseers of Heston, co. Middlesex; sureties Joseph Besouth, brewer, and Thomas Holderness, apothecary, both of the same.  (Sess.R.113/55)

Recognizances discharged.  (See also Sess.Min.I, pp.125,126)

William Cripps of Westcott, victualler, to prosecute William Beckett of the same, labourer, for stealing a pound of beef from him.  The said William Beckett had confessed to the same.  John Barber of the same, labourer, to give evidence against Beckett.  (Sess.R.113/33,34,69,70)

John Stone of Coblers Hill, Great Hampden, yeoman, to answer to assault on Sarah, wife of John Pym.  (Sess.R. 113/71)

Samuell Grover of Chipping Wickcomb, butcher, to answer for bastardy with Sarah Boulton, of Beconsfeild, spinster; surety John Deane of the same, butcher, as surety.  (Sess.R.113/68)

John Davies [Davie] of Habersham, yeoman, to answer for detention of harvest wages from Benjamin Bennett of the same, yeoman.  Benjamin Bennett, to prosecute John Davies.  (Sess.R.113/66,67)

William Chappell of Aylesbury, glover, with William Worsley, victualler, and William Ledbetter, tailor, both of the same, as sureties, John Chappell of Aylesbury, glover, with Richard Holloway, oatmeal maker, and Ralph Cooke, blacksmith, both of the same, as sureties, and John Funge of Aylesbury, glover, all to answer to Sarah, wife of the said John Chappell.  (Sess.R.113/63-65).

Thomas Wingfeild of Wooburne, labourer, to answer to William Ridle of the same, yeoman, for a theft of barley and bran; sureties Lewis Davis, shoe-maker, and Richard Chancellor, labourer, both of the same.  (Sess.R.113/61)

William Bennen of Taploe, brickmaker, to answer for the theft of a jackass from William Ceely of Wooburn, paper maker; sureties Simeon Suderick and Henry Grove, both of the- same, labourers.  (Sess.R.113/60)

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Epiphany Session, 14th January, 1730-31 [4 George II]

Edward Wye of Chepping Wycombe, labourer, surety for Sarah, wife of John Bowler of the same, blacksmith, to appear and John Barton of Chepping Wycombe, blacksmith, surety for Sarah his wife to appear.  Each to answer for assault on the other.  (Sess.R.113/57,58)

Alexander Wealey of Aylesbury, chapman, to answer to John Patten of Burnham; sureties Francis North, barber, and William Brandon, labourer, both of the same.  (Sess.R. 113/62)

Jury Lists.

There were no persons within the liberties of Hitcham, East Burnham and Britwell, Hedgerley Deane, Taplowe and Quarrendon, qualified to serve on juries.  (Sess.R.113/ 24-27,29)

Persons in the parish of Granborow qualified to serve on juries: Thomas Rutland, senior, Thomas Rutland junior, George Stevens, Benediet Holland, Robert Stevens, William Stevens junior, John Stevens and John Bowden. (Sess.R.113/17.  Sess.Min.I, p.130)

The constables of Datchet were to be paid 15s.0d. for conveying Thomas Jackson with his wife and child, vagrants, from Datchet to Ricksmandsworth, co.Hertford, thence to be passed to Grimsby, co.Yorks.  (Sess.R.113/21)

Bridewell Calendars.

Aylesbury No one in custody.  (Sess.R.113/30)

Buckingham Robert Taylor committed on suspicion of cutting down wood belonging to Lord Cobham; discharged.

Obadiah Gilltrup and Martha his wife, for "behaveing themselves, disorderly and wishing the Town in Flames"; discharged.  (Sess.R.113/22) -

Chepping Wycombe Martha Rose, George Harries, Ann Perkins and Jeams Colesye; all discharged.

(Sess.R.113/23)

Calendar of prisoners to appear.

William Becket, Thomas Harris, Edward Trewin and Henery Ward.  (Sess.R.113/31)

Examination.

Elizabeth, wife of John Griffis, a soldier, was born at Penrith, co. Cumberland, and had gained no settlement elsewhere.  (Sess.R.113/32)

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EASTER SESSION

AT AYLESBURY

29th April, 1731 [4 George II]

Jurors for the body of the county.

p.92.  Thomas Archer, Richard Baker, John Brinklow, George Carey, Thomas Cleydon, John Cooke, William Fellow, William Hale, John Harding, William Hawkins, Richard Horton, John Moreton, Thomas Payne, Robert Richardson, Samuel Seare, Thomas Stanbridge, John Towersey, John Walker and Samuel Ware.

Sacrament Certificates.

p.93.  Produced by Ralph Pettipher of Chepping Wycombe, victualler; certified by S. Guise, minister, Henry Baratt and George-Salter, churchwardens, and witnessed by Nehemiah Grover and Benjamin Haws, cordwainers, all of the same.  (Sess.R.114/21)

Nehemiah Grover; certified, as for Ralph Pettipher and witnessed by Ralph Pettipher and Benjamin Haws. (Sess.R.114/20)

John Lediard; certified by William Nuboult, minister, and John Goodspeed, churchwarden, of Wingrave and witnessed by Matthew Deverell and John Cutler.  (Sess.R. 114/22)

The above three persons also took the statutory oaths.

The oath of allegiance was taken by Charles Holford of Lillingston Dorrell and George North of Amersham. (Sess.Min.I, p.135)

Indictments.

Jane Rose of Wooburn, for selling ale and brandy without a licence.

Thomas Deeley of Ivinghoe, for harbouring vagrants.

Daniel Beaumont of Eaton, for assault on James Major, petty constable of Colnbrooke.

Stephen Adams of Swanborne, for assault on Samuel Forster junior.

Presentments.

Richard Gurney, petty constable of Halton, for making no presentments.

Thomas Deeley, for harbouring vagrants.  (Sess.R. 114/4)

The Grand Jury had nothing to present.  (Sess.R.114/3)

There was no person in Nether Winchendon qualified to serve on juries.  (Sess.R.114/15)

Treasurers sworn.

For the King's Bench

John Horton of Bishopstone and

and the Marshalsea

Samuel Seare of Cheddington vice

 

Joseph Ginger and John Keen.

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Easter Session, 29th April, 1731 [4 George II]

For the maimed soldiers

Henry Codgell of Bottley Hamlett and Robert Whitehall of Padbury vice Thomas Edwards and Alexander Townshend.

Chief constables sworn.

Ashendon

John Towersey of Long Crendon vice Thomas Coles. William Franks of Waddesden to continue.

Aylesbury

John Clark of Haddenham and Rowland Brasbridge of Aylesbury, vice James Smith and John Freeman.

Buckingham

John Lucas of Westbury and John Hogskins of Stow, vice William Dixton and Richard Blunt.

Cottesloe

John Tompkins of Ivinghoe vice John Sear. Thomas Cupper of Whitchurch to continue.

Newport

John Hooton of Newport Pagnell and Richard Woodell junior, of Calverton vice John Battison and Mathew Jenkinson.

Desborough

Daniel Haydon of Wooburne and John Lattimore of Great Marlow vice Robert Dennis and Samuel Manning.

Burnham

John Parratt of Chesham and Thomas Bayley vice James Dickson and Samuel Rose.

Stoke

Christopher Hill of Denham and Francis Boury of Horton, vice Richard Batchelor and Robert Dixon.

Petty constables and tithingmen sworn.

Wooburne

Aston Sanford

Akeley

Aston Abbotts

John Martin vice Lewis Davis.

Samuel Williams vice William Hughes.

John Richardson vice Henry Hobbs.

John Hedges vice Francis Mortimer.

p.94. Adstock

Aston Abbotts

Asheride Hamlet

Brands Fee

Beirton

Brill

Bledlow Ridge

Bledlow Town

Becconsfeild

 

Bradnam

Burnham Parish

Borstall

Botley Hamlet

Calverton

Chesham Town

 

Cuddington

Cheddington

Dunton

Edlesborough

William Harrup vice William Inns

George Elliott vice James Carter

John Peirce vice Daniel Sills

Richard Webster vice Thomas Mead

John Hicks vice Richard Burgis

John Wedge vice Henry Eeles

Thomas Carey vice William Stevens

William Floyd vice Thomas Munday

Rowland Jones and Daniel Gregory vice

John Grove and William Butler.

Thomas Belson vice John Springall.

John Carter vice John Wiggins

John Cubbidge vice Robert Hayley

John Ackinson vice Joseph Gobbett

John Odell vice William Preswell

Thomas Humphry and Timothy Garratt

vice Joseph Freeman and Samuel Burch.

John Boddington vice John Reeve.

Francis Kympton vice John Patridge.

Richard Goddard vice Thomas Tharp.

Henry Pratt vice Benjamin Hogg

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Easter Session, 29th April, 1731 [4 George II]

Fenny Stratford Bletchley side

John Fox vice Benjamin Eldridge

Fulmer

Thomas Howlett vice Thomas Hunt

Fingest

Joshua Deane vice William Keene

Grove

Thomas Newland vice Thomas Waters

Grendon Underwood  William Perry vice Richard King

Eaton

John Lunn and James Mitchell vice Francis Bending and Henry Stragnell.

John Heysham and William Cranwell, tithingmen, vice Michael Bernard and Thomas Pritty.

Hulcott

Joseph Badrick vice Joseph Bishop

Horton

Thomas Ashlett, tithingman, vice John Devonshire

John Smith and Joseph Rayner vice Walter Lewin and Samuel Sedgewick.

Hardwick

Daniel How vice John Turpin

Haversham

Edward Bennett vice John Davie

Hedgerley

Timothy Crane vice Edward Chilton

Hambledon

Richard Cornish and Richard Davies vice Samuel Wyatt and Thomas Smith

Hoggeston

John Handcock vice John Colton

Great Hampden

William Stevens to continue

Great Kimble

Thomas Ford to continue

Lillingsworth Dayrell

Nicholas Caporn vice Thomas Norman

Leckhampsted

John Dancer vice John Britton

p.95.  Loughton

Thomas Boot vice Hugh Fowler

Ledbourn

John Milemore vice [blank].

Great Marlow

William Curtis and William Phillips vice Thomas Stevens and John Gibbons.

North Crawley

Thomas Arpin and George Burge vice Benjamin Leverett and Edward Read.

Milton

Robert Pakes vice James Kent.

Little Marlow

John Rose vice John Loney.

Monks Risborough

Henry Welles vice John Seare.

Mentmore

Joseph Cutler vice [blank].

Mursley

John Cooke and Newman Williat vice Thomas

 

Welben and Francis Carter.

Oveing

Padbury

George Green to continue.

Thomas Shillinford vice Thomas Seare.

Quainton

Francis Clarke vice Edward Eeles.

Stewkley

William Griffin vice Joseph Mead.

Stokemandevile

William Browne vice Mathew Swannell.

Steeple Cleydon

Joseph Poulton vice Richard Irons.

Studley

John Saunders vice John Cherry.

Swanborne

John Horne and Dolby Husey vice John Doverell and Edward Beckley.

Sippenham

John Pither vice William Bull.

Shalaston

Stephen Greeves vice Aaron Gibbs.

Simpson

Nathaniel Goodman vice Robert Lucas.

Stone

Richard Whiteshead vice Henry Clarke.

Stokemandevile

William Ford vice Richard Sutton.

Towersey

John Buckland vice Aaron Wheatley.

Turvile

John Gibbins vice William Symonds

Twiford

Francis Eyrs vice Hugh Allen

Tingewick

Henry Weedon vice Robert Manning

Thornborough

Thomas Gibbs vice Robert Carter

Upton-cum-Chalvey  Richard Haucott, tithingman, vice Richard Atwood. Robert Blake and William Saunders vice William Spencer and Richard Haley.

Monks Risborough

William Fennemore vice Francis Redruff.

Thorborough

John Purcell vice Joseph Wo lhead.

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Walton Richard Smith vice Daniel Norris

Wooburn Thomas Stafford vice William Fryday

Waddesden  John Fincher and Richard Whitehead vice William Franks and Thomas Milward

Waterside Hamlet Thomas Webb vice John Barnes

p.96.  Orders.

Thomas Read, Thomas Deely, Thomas Cusins and Benjamin Hawes, the bridewell-keepers were paid their quarter's salary.

William Holton, Thomas Fowler, Joseph Miller and p.97  John Edmonds, the County bakers, were paid £1.5s.10d. £1.15s.3d., £1.15s.3d. and £1.14s.5d. respectively, for bread delivered by them to the County gaol for the poor prisoners.

Thomas Williams, apothecary, and Noah Pitcher, surgeon, to the poor prisoners, were paid £11.6s.0d. and £8.13s.0d. respectively, for medicines and attendance.

p.98.  Francis Woodcock, keeper of the County gaol, was paid £7.10s.0d. for providing food and necessaries for poor prisoners for one quarter.  He was also paid £7.15s.4d. for providing fire, candles and nursing for sick prisoners.

The Rev. Nathaniel Bliss, curate of Aylesbury, was paid £2.12s.6d., his quarter's salary for attending prisoners in the County gaol.

p.99.  Bridgett, wife of John Coleshill, received her quarter's allowance for James Absolam, a County child.

Elizabeth, wife of Richard Taylor, was paid the like sums for John Anderson, a County child.

Edward Clark, bricklayer, was paid £1.10s.0d. for repairing the mud Wall between the gaol and the garden of the White Hart in Aylesbury.

The surveyors of highways of Denham were paid £3.1s.0d. for repairing the High Bridge in Denham.

Matthew Stevens, ironmonger, was paid 5s.6d. for nails supplied by him for use at the County gaol.

p.100.  John Ping, petty constable of Little Brickhill, was paid his quarter's salary for passing vagrants through the County.

William Hawkins, petty constable of Stoney Stratford West side, was similarly paid.

For the like service the petty constables of Aston Clinton were paid 12s.6d., Colnbrooke £2.3s.6d., Chalfont St. Gyles 7s.0d., Denham £2.8s.0d., Dagnall 4s.6d., Eaton 10s.6d., Taplow 14s.0d., Fenny Stratford 12s.6d., Great p.101.  Brickhill £1.10s.6d., Ivinghoe 7s.6d., Long Crendon £1.17s.6d., Little Brickhill £4.10s.6d., Linslade 8s.6d., Ickford 15s.6d., Northall 9s.6d., Princes Risborough £1.0s.0d., Stony Stratford 19s.6d., Tingewick £1.ls.6d., Stoke Goldington £4.11s.0d.,

p.102.  West Wycombe £1.1s.0d. and Wavendon 8s.6d.

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The petty constables of Amersham were paid 18s.0d. for carrying forces' baggage from Amersham to Aylesbury.

Those of Aylesbury were paid £3.12s.0d. for the like service from Aylesbury to Stony Stratford; of Becconsfeild 14s.0d. from Becconsfeild to Chesham; Chesham were paid £1.4s.0d. from Chesham to [blank];

p.103.  of Chepping Wyccombe £2.0s.0d. from Chepping Wyccombe to Aylesbury; Calverton £1.0s.0d. from Stony Stratford to Northampton;- Moulsoe 11s.0d. from Newport to Northampton; Newport Pagnell from Newport to Northampton £2.2s.0d. and from Newport to Redbourn £2.2s.0d.; Ravenstone £1.0s.0d. and those of Stoke Goldington the same, for the like service from Newport to Northampton;

p.104.  Shenley Churchend £1.0s.0d; Upton 18s.0d. from Colnbrooke to London and Woolverton £1.0s.0d.

The removal order of Thomas Wingfeild, Mary his wife, and Richard Wingfeild aged 14 weeks, from Wooburne to Chilton, was respited until the next sessions.  (Sess.R. 114/14.  Sess.Min.I, p.138)

The removal order of Gregory Axton, and Elizabeth aged l3 years, Rebecca aged 12 years, Abigall aged 4 years, and Agnes aged 2 years, his children, from Stokemandevile to Penn, was quashed.  (Sess.R.114/13.  Sess.Min.I, p.136)

p.105.  The removal order of Hugh Bartlett, Elizabeth his wife, and his children, from Chalfont St. Gyles to Chalfont St. Peters, was confirmed  (Sess.R.114/11.  Sess.Min.I, p.137)

The removal order of Thomas Greening and Susanna his wife, from Ashendon-cum-Pollicott to Ludgershall, was confirmed.  (Sess.R.114/12.  Sess.Min.I, p.138)

pp.106-109.  A certificate of loss by fire, on the part of 40 families living at Aylesbury, was addressed by the justices to the Lord High Chancellor, with a view to obtaining Letters Patent to raise funds, by appeals to charity, for repairing the damage done.

On Tuesday, 6 April 1731, at about 5 p.m. a fire had broken out in Aylesbury, and "being drove by the Violence of the wind then very Tempestuous and blowing hard ... became irresistable and Could not for Severall hours .... be quenched".  Buildings, grain, and horses were consumed. Robert Hickman, William Grassham, Thomas Lee and John Lee, carpenters, and Richard Syms and Edward Clark, bricklayers, estimated that damage done amounted to £3,670.3s.11d. "Exclusive of all Insurances made".

The names of some of the sufferers by the fire: John Aspinall, Thomas Read, William Parker, Richard Barnett, Edward Bedder, Anne Cannon, Thomas Clark, William Coleshill, Thomas Coleshill, John Child, William Clark, Jasper Davis, Edward Deering, John Evett senior, John Evett Junior, John  Edmonds, Samuel Freeman, Richard Goodwin, Elizabeth Goldsworth, Joshua Humphry, Thomas Fowler, William Healy, John Hanwell, Thomas Holloway, Henry Hawkins, John Howlett, Henry Hitchcock, David Kirby, John Leaver, Elizabeth Lee, William Lee senior, Robert Maydon senior, Robert Maydon, butcher, William Nurton, carrier, Alexander North, Edward Parish, Anne Price, Richard Pryor, Abraham Pryor, Dorothy Pryor, William Ray, John Smith, William Shelton,

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Matthew Stevens, Robert Todd, Robert Peverell, Mrs. Blake, Mary Edward, Richard Skitlethorp, William Cooke, Martha Alexander, Sarah Talboys, Elizabeth White, Samuel Wright, Elizabeth Woodward, John White, William Ashby and John Simpkins.  (Sess.  Min.  I, pp.  139-143)

pp.109-110.  The Grand Jury having presented at the last sessions that Linslade Bridge was, and had been for several years, out of repair [see p.88], the Clerk of the Peace now reported to the Court that he found the said bridge to lie within the County of Bucks., but a search of the records had not revealed with whom lay the responsibility for repairing it.

It was ordered that the bridge should be repaired, the expense thereby incurred being met out of the County Stock. (Sess.R.114/10)

p.110.  The surveyors of highways of Aylesbury, in pursuance of an Act of 3 and 4 William and Mary, cap.xii, for repairing the highways, were to levy a rate of 6d. in the £1 on the inhabitants for that purpose.  (Sess.Min.I, p.137)

p.111.  Similar orders for Cublington, Oveing and Wing. (Sess.Min.I, p.138)

p.112.  Thomas Rush of Newton Blossomvile, maltster, was repaid the duty on 41½ quarters of malt that had perished in a fire in his malthouse on Thursday, 1st April 1731. Seventy bushels of the said malt had belonged to Dennis Farrer, esquire.  (Sess.Min.I, p.135)

p.113.  The sum of £314.0s.5½d. amounting to one week's tax, was to be levied upon the three hundreds of Aylesbury, Ashendon, Buckingham, Cottesloe and Newport and upon the hundreds of Burnham, Desborough and stoke, so that the chief constables could be paid their expenses for passing vagrants through the county.

p.114.  Indictments and traverses tried, traversed and Confessed.

Edmund Reading [see p.76] was found Guilty and fined one shilling.  (Sess.Min.I, p.138)

Thomas Deeley and Stephen Adams [see p.93] pleaded Guilty and were each fined one shilling.  (Sess.Min.I, pp.137,133)

Daniel Beaumont [see p.93] traversed his indictment.

Fines.

The fines of those convicted on p.114.

Susanna Taylor and William Nunne, one shilling each.

Richard Morgan, £1, to be used for repair of the highways.  (Sess.Min.I, pp.135,138)

p.115.  Recognizance entered into.

Daniel Beaumont of Eaton, to prosecute his traverse. (Sess.R.114/26.  Sess.Min.I, pp.134,137)

Recognizances discharged.  (See Sess.Min.I, pp.133,134)

John Cock of Dagnall, yeoman, to answer to John Elliott his late servant, for refusing to pay him his wages. (Sess.R.114/30)

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John Cheese of Foscutt, to answer for assault on a woman travelling through Stoney Stratford.  (Sess.R.114/27)

William Hawkins of Stoney Stratford, victualler and constable, said that he was called to restore peace, since John Cheese of Foscutt was violently assaulting a woman. He saw the woman "much Cutt & very bloody on her head & the said John Cheese standing by her swearing Dam her if she dyes I must be hang'd for her".  (Sess.R.114/17)

John Cheese was brought before two justices, in whose presence he behaved "in a most Audacious manner.... He also swore 3 oaths for which he paid ... & farther said: Is this Justice, was there ever such Justice, to send-for a man by a warrant from his Busyness for such a thing as this & that he expected to be paid for his time Instead of paying the Expences the parish had been at about the woman". (Sess.R.114/19)

Richard Fulks of Beirton, yeoman, to answer for refusing to pay Richard Syred, hayward, his wages; surety Joseph Bishop of Hulcott, husbandman.  (Sess.R.114-/29)

Stephen Adams of Swanbourne, farmer, to answer for assault on Samuel Foster [Forster]; sureties Richard Winterbourn of Great Horwood, farmer, and Thomas Prentice of Swanbourne, carpenter.  Samuel Foster, to prosecute Stephen Adams.  (Sess.R.113/1,2)

George Wilkins of Syresham, co.Northampton, yeoman, to give evidence against Joseph Holden of Westbury, yeoman.  (Sess.R.113/3)

Joseph Holden to answer for bastardy with Ann Dance; sureties John Yates of Westbury and Daniel Ellyot of Tingewick, yeomen.  (Sess.R.114/25)

The said Ann Dancer of Syresham, co.Northampton named Joseph Holden, blacksmith, as the father of her child.  (Sess.R.114/16)

Warrant for the arrest of the said John Holden. (Sess.R.114/7)

John Dawson of Chinner, co. Oxon, carrier, to answer for bastardy with Rebecca Eames; sureties Francis Woodcock, gentleman, and William Ledbetter, taylor, both of Aylesbury.  (Sess.R.114/28)

The said Rebecca Eames stated that either John Dawson, John Maye or William Weight was the father of her child. (Sess.R.114/9 and 18)

Edward Lovett of Langley Marsh, labourer, to keep the peace towards Henry Mitchell and to appear; sureties John Lovett and John Peters, both of the same, labourers. (Sess.R.113/4 and 114/8)

William Anderson of Iver, yeoman, to keep the peace towards Richard Hedger of Ricelip, co. Middlesex, yeoman, and to appear; sureties Fabian Clements, bricklayer, and John Church, baker, both of the same.  (Sess.R.114/24)

John Dyer of Eton, carpenter, to answer for assault on Thomas Bell, his apprentice.  (Sess.R.113/5)

Richard Willsden of Waddesdon, labourer, to answer to William Cannon of the same for a trespass.  (Sess.R.114/23)

Robert Ridle of Wooburn, victualler, to answer for assault on Richard Spratley junior, of the same, butcher; Richard Spratley, to prosecute Robert Ridle.  (Sess.R. 113/6,7.  Sess.Min.I, p.137)

Michael Fowler of Amersham, Officer of Excise, to answer to Simon Crane of the same, gentleman, surveyor of highways; surety William Tanner of the same, apothecary.

Simon Crane and William Hobbs, collar-maker, to prosecute Michael Fowler.  (Sess.R.113/8,9)

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Examinations.

Elizabeth Heeth of Fawley, singlewoman, named Thomas Smith of the same as the father of her child.  (Sess.R. 114/6.  Sess.Min.I, p.136)

James Major, constable of Colnbrooke, feared some bodily harm from Daniel Beaumont of Eaton.  (Sess.Min.I, p.137)

 

 

MIDSUMMER SESSION

AT AYLESBURY

15th July, 1731 [5 George II]

Jurors for the body of the county.

p.116.  John Briden of Haddenham, Henry Chapman senior, of Haddenham, Thomas Cooke of Wingrave, William Cox of Long Crendon, Thomas Curtis senior of Little Horwood, Thomas Davie of Brill, Thomas Dudley of Preston Bissett, Thomas Fowler of Wing, Joseph Francis of Sanderton, Thomas George of Marsh Gibbon, Richard Hearne of Long Crendon, George Illing of Little Horwood, John Keen of West Wyccombe-cum- Moreton, William Reading of Great Kimble, John Rose [Rosse] of Haddenham, John Southam of Marsh Gibbon and Thomas Taylor of Bradenham-cum-Chawley.

The following were not sworn: Daniel Beumont of Eaton, William Blackwell of Great-Kimble, Henry Cogdell of Botley, William Deale of Datchett, Richard Finch of Iver, John Hill and Thomas Holland, both of Denham, Daniel Keen of Wingrave and James Mortimer of Wing.  (Sess.R.111/62 and 115/7)

Jurors for the case against Daniel Beaumont.

Thomas Avery, Joseph Bell, Richard Bernard, William Edmunds, William Frogley, Thomas Hill, Thomas Kempster, John Meeres, Joseph Miller, Nicholas Stonehill, John Vickers, William Wheeler

Sacrament Certificates.

Produced by John Dudley, M.A., Archdeacon of Bedford; certified by Robert Smith, minister, Thomas Read and William Shelton, churchwardens, of Aylesbury and witnessed by Robert Wheeler and Thomas Egleton, both of the same. (Sess.R.115/6)

Edward Wake.

The above two persons also took the statutory oaths.

p.117.  The oath of allegiance was taken by John Towersey, William Franke, John Clark, John Parratt, Rowland Brass- bridge, Thomas Bayley, John Lucas, John Hodgkinson, Richard Woodell, John Hooton, John Tompkins, Thomas Cupper, Daniel Haydon, John Lattimore and Christopher Hill.

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Midsummer Session, 15th July, 1731 [5 George II]

Indictiments.

Samuel Hirone of Princes Risborough for using the trade of a baker, not having served an apprenticeship.

John Crooke of Burnham, for tippling and being drunk on the Lord's Day.

Petty constables sworn.

Drayton Parslow Henry Cox and Henry Mitchell vice Thomas Bates and William Bedford.

Chouldsbury Moses Middleton vice John Geary.

Orders.

p.118.  Thomas Read, Thomas Deeley, Thomas Cusins and Benjamin Hawes, the bridewell-keepers were each paid their quarter's salary.

William Holton, John Edmonds, Joseph Miller and Thomas Fowler, the County bakers, were paid £1.6s.8d., 18s.8d., £1.8s.6d. and £1.9s.9d. respectively, for bread delivered by them to the County gaol for the poor prisoners.  (Sess. Min.I, p.150)

Thomas Williams, apothecary to the poor prisoners, was paid .6s.0d. for medicines and attendance.  (Sess. Min.I, p.150)

p.119.  Noah Pitcher, surgeon to the poor prisoners, was paid £8.18s.6d., for attending on them.  (Sess.Min.I, p.l50)

Francis Woodcock, keeper of the County gaol, was paid his quarter's allowance for food and necessaries.

p.120.  He was also paid £6.5s.2d. for providing fire and candles for sick prisoners.  (Sess.Min.I, p.150)

The Rev. Nathaniel Bliss, curate of Aylesbury, was paid his quarter's salary of £2.1s.6d. for attending prisoners in the County gaol.  (Sess.Min.I, p.150)

Bridgett, wife of John Coleshill was paid her quarter's allowance for James Absolam, a County child.

Similarly Elizabeth, wife of Richard Taylor, was paid for John Anderson.  (Sess.Min.I, p.150)

p.121.  John Ping, petty constable of Little Brickhill, was paid his quarter's salary for passing vagrants through the county.

William Hawkins, petty constable of Stony Stratford, West side, was paid his quarter's salary for the like service.

For the like service, the petty constables of Brayfeild were paid 3s.6d., Colnbrooke £1.0s.0d., Chesham 18s.0d., Datchet 15s.6d., Denham £4.7s.0d., Great Brickhill p.122.  10s.6d., Ickford 13s.0d., Long Crendon £1.6s.0d., Penn 6s.6d., Stokegoldington £2.18S.0d., Wavendon 17s.0d., and Weston Underwood 10s.0d.

The petty constables of Amersham were paid £3.13s.0d. for carrying forces' baggage from Amersham to Uxbridge,

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co. Middlesex and £5.2s.0d. for the like service from Amersham to Hounslow and Brentford, co. Middlesex;

p.123.  those of Beachampton were paid £1.8s.0d. from Stony Stratford to Dunstable;

Becconsfeild were paid 14s.0d. from Becconsfeild to Uxbridge;

Bradwell £1.8s.0d;

p.124.  Colnbrooke from Upton to Reading 15s.0d. and from Colnbrooke to Oakingham £1.6s.0d;

Chesham £1.5s.0d, from Chesham to Uxbridge;

Calverton £2.16s.0d. from Stony Stratford to Dunstable;

Loughton, Lathbury and Moulsoe £1.8s.0d;

Newport Pagnel £4.13s.0d. from Newport to Dunstable; p.125  Aylesbury £5.8s.0d. from Aylesbury to Amersham;-

Chalfont St. Gyles 8s.9d. from Chalfont St. Gyles to Chesham;

Stanton Bury and of Stony Stratford each £1.8s.0d;

Stoke Poges 15s.0d, from Slough to Reading;

Chepping Wycombe were paid £1.4s.0d. from Chepping Wycombe to Uxbridge and

p.126.  those of Whaddon and Woolverton each £1.8s.0d.

John Russell, glazier [plumber] was paid £7.10s.4d. for laying lead water-pipes at the County gaol.  (Sess.Min.I. p.151)

The removal order of Thomas, Mary and Sarah, children of Richard Harris, from Olney to Woolerstone, co. Northampton was respited until the next sessions, (Sess.R. 112/72.  Sess.Min.I, p.149)

The removal order of Sarah Cook, widow of Thomas Cook late of Walton, deceased, from Hawridge to Walton, was confirmed.  (Sess.Min.I, p.148)

p.127.  The removal order of Thomas Wingfeild, Mary his wife, and Richard Wingfeild aged about 14 weeks, from Wooburne to Chilton, was quashed [see p.104].  (Sess.Min.I,

p.149)

p.128.  The appeal of Thomas Griffin of Stewkley, from an Order dated 8th July, 1731, and charging him with bastardy with Hannah Waters of Swanborne, was respited until the next sessions.  (Sess.Min.I. p.149)

Ordered that the surveyors of highways of Aylesbury levy a rate of 6d. in the £1 on the inhabitants for road repairs according to the act.  (Sess.Min.I, p.148)

p.129.  Like orders for Walton and Stokemandevile.  (Sess. Min.I, pp.148,149)

An Order of the justices, dated 27th May, 1731, whereby William Bowden of Ilmer was ordered to pay John Grace of Princes Risborough, gentleman, the sum of £1.1s.0d. for two years' small tithes of wool and lamb, was quashed for want of form.

The said order had been made, in consequence of the complaint of John Grace, occupier of the great and small tithes of Princes Risborough, that William Bowden refused to pay the said small tithes of wool and lamb.  (Sess.Min.I. p.148)

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p.130.  The accounts of the Charity of Poor Folks Pasture lying in Brill and Borestall, were read.

Thomas Berry of Brill, gentleman, and Thomas Cannon of Long Crendon, were appointed trustees in place of George Turner of Brill and William Cannon of Long Crendon, both deceased.

p.131.  The indictment against Daniel Clarke of Akeley, for not repairing Kingsthrop Lane, was discharged.  (Sess. Min.I, p.147)

That against the inhabitants of Brill, for not repairing Brill Lane, was also discharged.  (Sess.Min.I, p.147)

James Durrant, Henry Chandler and William Holt, debtors in the County gaol, were granted the daily allowance of County bread.  (Sess.Min.I, p.151)

James Changeflowers was discharged from the house of correction at Aylesbury.  (Sess.Min.I, p.147)

The recognizance of Daniel Beaumont of Eaton was estreated, he having failed to prosecute his traverse. He was indicted for assault on James Major at Easter Sessions, 1731.  (Sess.Min.I, p.150)

p.132.  The chief constables were to return lists of all those qualified to serve on juries, at the next sessions.

p.133.  The order [see pp.109-110] for the repair of Linslade Bridge at the County's expense, was quashed. Bernard Turney esquire, justice, reported that "upon Enquiry made ... as well from Antient Inhabitants of the Town of Linslade as from other Inhabitants of the parish of Leighton Bussard in the County of Bedford, it appeared ..... That the said Bridge ..... ought to be repaired ... at the Expence of the Parish of Linslade or Leighton who had formerly repaired the same and that the same was not a County Bridge or Ever repaired at a County Charge .....” (Sess.Min.I, p.150)

Fines.

p.134.  James Hawkes of Great Missendon, labourer, one shilling.  (Sess.Min.I, p.150)

Daniel Beaumont of Eaton, starch-maker, £40 for not prosecuting his traverse, £20 for failing to answer to James Major, and £10 for failing to answer to John Heysham for assault.

William Cramwell of Eaton, yeoman, surety for Daniel Beaumont to appear, £10.

[blank] Footman was discharged out of custody.

Recognizances entered into and respited.

Edward Illsley of Great Marlow, yeoman, to give evidence against Richard Hicks for sheep-stealing.  (Sess. Min.I, p.147)

John Stanton of Oving, to appear.  (Sess.Min.I, p.148)

Robert Tompkins of Grandborough to keep the peace towards John Holland senior, for 12 months; surety Joseph Bigg of Wlnslow.  (Sess.Min.I, p.148.)

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p.135.  Thomas Griffin of Stewkley, to answer for bastardy with Hannah Waters; sureties William Griffin of the same and Thomas Rogers of Little Brickhill.  (Sess.Min.I, p.145)

Recognizances discharged.  (See Sess.Min.I, pp.145,146)

Elizabeth, wife of John Chilton of Chilton, to prosecute Nathaniel Chilton of the same for assault.  Nathaniel Chilton, with Nathaniel Swannell as surety, to appear.

Benedict Holland of Grandborough, to appear on suspicion of defrauding Richard Stratfold; surety George Thorpe of the same.

John Glanister to appear, to answer to Phillip Bayley; sureties William Glenister of Little Horwood, baker, and Joseph Bigg of Winslow, gentleman.  Phillip Bayley, to appear.

Robert Tompkins to appear, to answer for assault on John Holland; sureties Joseph Bigg and William Lee of Aylesbury.

John Cooper of Watlington, co. Oxon, to prosecute Charles Carter of Great Marlow for sheep stealing.

Charles Carter to appear; sureties William Webb and Richard Webb as sureties.

William Harris of Wooburne, to answer to Thomas Hall.

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MICHAELMAS SESSION

AT BUCKINGHAM

7th October, 1731 [5 George II]

Jurors for the body of the county

p.137.  Richard Brigginshaw of Aston Clinton, Jeremiah Francis of Wyccomb Forrens, Wiliam Gill of Olney, John Greening of Long Crendon, Phillip Hearne [Hames] of Bletchley, Thomas Howlett senior, of Long Crendon, Thomas Lake of Buckland, Henry Lane of Wooburn, John Mason senior, of Marsh Gibbon, Edward Norman of Bletchley, Daniel Pontifex of Wooburne, William Rawlins senior, of Marsh Gibbon, John Richards of Olney, John Strainge of Tingewick, William Turner of Wyccomb Forrens, George West of Haddenham and John Wittmill of Tingewick

The following were not sworn: William Child of Amersham, John Coles of Ickford, John Corbey of Adstock, Robert Flaxman of Aston Clinton, John Gaylor and John Hill, both of Denham, George Purser of Upton, John Robins of Waterside and Richard Webb of Great Marlow. (Sess.R.116/20 and 21)

Sacrament Certificates.

Produced by John Lungly of West Wycombe, excise officer; certified by S.Guise, minister, and Henry Baratt and James King, churchwardens, of Chepping Wycombe and witnessed by Ambrose Eldridge and Paul Welles, both of the same, gentlemen.  (Sess.R.116/22)

Benjamin Burroughs of Aylesbury, esq.; certified by Thomas Terry, minister, and Anthony Turney and Peter Barber, churchwardens, of Chalfont St. Giles and witnessed by Richard Barney of Aylesbury, wheeler, and Francis Wilcox of the same, husbandman.  (Sess.R.116/12)

William Hartley junior, Of Stony Stratford; certified by Leonard Sedgwick, minister, and John Judge, churchwarden, of the same, witnessed by Thomas Prentice and Humphery Wright.  (Sess.R.116/13)

The above three persons also took the statutory oaths.

p.138.  The oath of allegiance was taken by Francis Bowry.

Indictments.

Daniel Beaumont of Eaton, starchmaker, for cursing his Majesty and all his Majesty's justices of the peace for this County.  (Sess.R.115/3)

The same Daniel Beaumont for assault on Henry Hillier. (Sess.R.115/5)

John Cheese of Foskett and Thomas Masam alias Measam of Leckhampstead, for assault on Thomas Walker, gentle man. (Sess.R.115/2)

The same John Cheese, for assault on James porter. (Sess.R.115/1)

William Nutkins of Wing, for assault on Charles Lucas. (Sess.R.116/3)

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Ferdinand Cherrington, Joseph Roughins [Roughan], Joseph Whitehart and Stephen Dagnall, all of Chesham, for riotous behaviour, and assault on Robert Harman.  (Sess.R. 115/4)

The said Ferdinand Cherrington feared some bodily harm from Robert Harman.  (Sess.Min.I, p.157)

Isaac Poultney, for hen-stealing.  (Sess.R.116/2)

Thomas Petty and Charles Lucas, both of Wing, for assault on William Nutkins.  (Sess.R.116/4)

Presentments.

Richard Wooton of Haulton, for harbouring a bastard child, not an inhabitant of the said parish.

Francis Howard, petty constable of Wooton Underwood, for not returning lists of those qualified to serve on juries.

Orders.

Thomas Read, Thomas Deeley, Thomas Cousins and p.139  Benjamin Hawes , the bridewell keepers were paid their quarter's salary.  (Sess.Min.I, p.159)

Thomas Williams, apothecary to the poor prisoners, was paid £7.5s.7d. for medicines and attendance.  (Sess.Min.I, p.159)

Francis Woodcock, keeper of the County gaol, was paid £7.10s.0d. for providing food and necessaries for poor prisoners for one quarter.

p.140.  He was also paid £17 for providing fire and candles for sick prisoners, carrying prisoners to the Assizes at Buckingham, and providing a guard for them while there. (Sess.Min.I, p.159)

The Rev. Nathaniel Bliss, curate of Aylesbury, was paid his quarter's salary of £2.12s.6d. for attending prisoners in the County gaol.

p.141.  Bridgett Coleshill, widow, was paid £1.10s.0d. for maintaining, and 10s.0d. for clothing James Absolam, a County child, for one quarter.

Elizabeth, wife of Richard Taylor, was paid the like sum for John Anderson, a County child.

Thomas Sheppard, Undersheriff, was paid £25 for his services to the Court during his time of office.  He was also paid £2.2s.0d. which he had disbursed to Joseph Mason, clerk, and receiver to the Lord Chief Justice Raymond, for exhibition money to the King's Bench and the Marshalsea, and his acquittance payable yearly from the Court.  (Sess.Min.I, p.159)

p.142.  John Ping, petty constable of Little Brickhill, was paid his quarter's salary of £20 for passing vagrants through the county.

William Hawkins, petty constable of Stoney Stratford Westside, was paid his quarter's salary of £5 for the like service.

For the like service, the petty constables of Astwood were paid 7s.0d., those of

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Colnbrooke £1.8s.6d., Chesham £1.9s.0d., Denham 13s.0d., Iver 6s.0d., Lavendon lls.0d., Little Brickhill 12s.0d., Stoke Goldington £1.lls.0d., and Taplow l9s.0d.

William Hayton junior, the County Treasurer, was paid £20 for his services to the Court since Michaelmas sessions 1730.  (Sess.Min.I, p.159)

The removal order of Thomas, Mary, and Sarah, children of Richard Harris from Olney to Woolerstone, co. Northampton, was respited until the next sessions.  (sess. Min.I, p.157)

p.145.  The removal order of Peter Tillier and Mary his wife, from Eaton to Clewar, co. Berks, was quashed.  (Sess. R.116/4,  Sess.Min.I, p.156)

The removal order of John Aldridge and John aged 5 years and Mary aged 3 years, his children, from Choulsbury to Aston Clinton, was confirmed.  (Sess.R.116/11. Sess.Min.I, p.156)

pp.146-147.  The appeal of William Bowden of Ilmer, from an order of the justices dated 15 September, 1731, whereby the said William Bowden was ordered to pay £1.ls.0d. to John Grace of Princes Risborough, gentleman, for two years' small tithes of wool and lamb, was respited until the next sessions.  (See p.129.  Sess.R.116/23.  Sess.Min.I, p.156)

p.148.  Thomas Griffyn of Stewkley, the putative father of the child of Hannah Waters of Swanborne, was ordered to pay 2s.0d. per week to the overseers of Swanborne for the maintenance of the said child and Hannah Waters was ordered to pay 6d. per week.  The said Thomas Griffyn was committed to the County gaol.  (Sess.Min.I, p.158)

p.149.  The surveyors of highways of Winslow authorised to levy a rate of 6d. in the £1 on the inhabitants for highway repairs.  (Sess.Min.I, p.155)

Those of Weston Turvile were to do likewise. (Sess.Min.I, p.156)

The indictment against the inhabitants of Great Woolston, for not repairing the highway between Little Woolston and Willen Gate, was discharged.  (Sess.R.116/10)

p.150.  The indictment against the inhabitants of Monks Risborough for not repairing the highways, was also discharged.  (Sess.R.116/9)

John Treadway of Iver was discharged from the house of correction at Chepping Wycombe.  (Sess.Min.I, p.155)

p.151.  Indictments traversed.

Samuel Hirone, Daniel Beaumont and William Nutkins traversed their indictments [see pp.117 and 138].

Fines.

John Stanton of Oveing fined one Shilling.  (Sess.Min.I, p.157)

p.152.  Recognizances entered into and respited.

Samuel Hirone to appear.

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Daniel Beaumont [see above] to appear; surety John Pyle of Eton, victualler.

William Nutkins to appear; surety William Stevens. (Sess.Min.I, pp.155,156)

Recognizances discharged.  (See Sess.Min.I, pp.153, 154,155

John Stanton of Oveing [see p.134].

Alexander Wealey of Aylesbury, hair-merchant, to answer for assault on Susannah Wealey, spinster, his daughter; sureties Thomas Edmonds and William Brookes, both, of the same, yeomen.  (Sess.R.116/28)

Mary Sanders [Saunders] of Chesham, widow, surety for the appearance of William Sanders, her son, to answer to Henry Collins, his master.  (Sess.R.116/27)

John Chinson of Great Missendon, labourer, to answer for selling ale without a licence; surety Arthur Treadway  of the same, labourer.  (Sess.R.116/26)

John Robinson of Wing, cutler, for William Nutkins to appear.  (Sess.R.116/24,25)

John Feild, with Edward Hooton as surety, James Sincoe, with Thomas Richardson as surety, Thomas Fountaine, with John Fountaine as surety, Henry Marshall and Samuel Hedge, all of Sherrington, yeomen, to answer for assault on Jane Kennett.  (Sess.R.116/39-43)

Richard Fellows of Dorney, butcher, to keep the peace towards John Purcell and to appear; surety Henry Fellows of the same, yeoman.  (Sess.R.116/38) -
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Edward Ridle of Wooburn, farmer, to answer to Richard Browne of the same for non-payment of wages.  (Sess.R.116/37)

Daniel Beaumont to appear; sureties William Cranwell and Hercules Beaumont, both of- Eaton.  (Sess.R.116/35)

William Deere of New Windser, co. Berks, gentleman, and Henry Hilliard [Hillier] of Hamersmyth, co. Middlesex, waterman, to prosecute Daniel Beaumont.  (Sess.R.116/36) William Deere, esquire, water-bailiff of the River Thames, and Henry Hillyar [Hillier, Hilliard], waterman, had been assaulted by Daniel Beaumont of Eton, whose servant had been fishing with illegal nets.  Beaumont cursed the King, the Commission of the Peace, and the said Deere and Hillyar. Beaumont struck Hillyer in the eye with a wine-glass, so that Hillyar stood in danger of losing the eye, and was in great pain and misery.  (Sess.R.116/7,8)

Robert Harman of Chesham, gentleman, to prosecute Joseph Roughan, Stephen Dagnall, Ferdinand cherrington and Thomas Whitehart, all of the s ame, for assault.  William Nash and Stephen Bigg, both of Denham, sureties for the said Roughan, Dagnall, Cherrington and Whitehart to appear. (Sess.R.116/33 and 34)

William Jacob of Stoe, yeoman, to prosecute Isaac Poultney for theft.  (Sess.R.116/32)

John Grace of Beirton, stone-cutter, to answer for assault on John Bolton of Beirton, baker; sureties John Hicks of the same, maltster, and John Whitton of Aston Clynton, labourer.  (Sess.R.116/31)

Thomas Holt of Dunton, labourer, to prosecute Robert Tharp of Oakley, grocer, for assault.  (Sess.R.116/29)

Robert Tharp, to keep the peace towards Thomas Holt and to appear.  (Sess.R.116/30)

p.153  [blank].

The several differences between Thomas Holt and Robert Tharp; John Bolton and John Grace; and Jane Kennett and John Feild, James Sincoe, Thomas Fountaine, Henry Marshall

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and Samuel Hedge were settled amicably out of Court. (Sess.R.116/1,5,18)

The indictment against John Chinson was quashed. (Sess.Min.I, p.155)

Bridewell Calendars.

Aylesbury James Gullion of Aylesbury; discharged. (Sess.R.116/19)

Buckingham Thomas Masum; discharged.

Thomas Ellis-of Stoney Stratford, for stealing wood out of a close coppice belonging to Shrob Lodge in the forest of Whittlewood; in custody.  (Sess.R.  116/15)

Chepping Wycombe [blank] Heath; discharged.

[name torn away. Possibly John Treadway]; in custody, "aged 72".

James Heband, William Jonson, John Larking and William Lane; all discharged.

Ann Perkins; in custody.  (Sess.R.116/16)

Warrant for the commitment of Ann Perkins to the house of correction.  (Sess.R.118/62)

Prisoners to appear.

Alexander Wealey and Isaac Coultney [Poultney].  (Sess. R.116/6)

Examinations.

John Aldridge rented a house from John Martin of Drayton Beauchamp, in 1726.  The house was "Smith's Shop and Garden Plot" in Aston Clinton, where he lived for four years.  He had gained no settlement elsewhere.  (Sess.R. 116/17)

John Purcell, Robert Gaton and Richard Mays, all of Thornborough and John Seer and Mary Lathbury, both of Padbury, were summoned to appear before the justices, at the Talbott Inn in Beachampton, to be examined concerning their failure to pay the small tithes of honey to the Rev. William Halsted, vicar of Thornborough.  (Sess.R.120/60)

John Pursil [Purcell] who failed to appear, was ordered to pay the said tithes, and summoned to appear before the justices at the sign of the Cock in Stony Stratford.  (Sess.R.120/58 and 59)

Writs.

Jury writs.  (Sess.R.117/4, 6, 56)

Writ of venire facias, see Appendix, No.II.  (Sess.R. 117/57)

Writ of capias, see Appendix, No.II.  (Sess.R.117/58)

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EPIPHANY SESSION

AT AYLESBURY

13th January, 1731-2 [5 George II] 

Jurors for the body of the county.

p.154.  Thomas Aldridge of Ellesborough, John Brangwin of Long Crendon, John Brinklow of Newton Longvill, Henry Coker of Northmarston, Robert Cook of Newton Longvill, William Cox of Haddenham, John Fletcher of Ellesborough, Richard Greenwood junior of Haddenham, John Keen of Wingrave, Robert Lovett of Chesham, Francis Mortimer of Wingrave, Joseph Rayner of Hardwick-cum-Weedon, Joseph Rayner of Horton, David Shrimpton of Penn and John Simons of Northmarston.

The following were not sworn: William Baldwin of  Tingewick, Robert Biddle of Horton, John Bigg of Ellesborough, John Burkham of Horton, Edward Cale of Northmarston, William Chennell of Bletchley, Thomas Cook of Chesham, William Gaffield of Rowsham, Thomas Holland of Woobourne, Richard Killingsworth of Iver, James Ladbrooke of Horton, Francis Lane of Woobourne, Edmund Major of Preston Bissett, John Messenger of Ipston, Thomas Orchard of Preston Bissett, Ralph Rolls of Ipston, William Underwood of Bletchley and John Yates of Turweston.  (Sess.R.117/7,8)

Royal Proclamation of the 5th July, 1727 and an Act for punishing wicked and evil-disposed persons, were read.

Jurors for the cases against Samuel Hirone and William Nutkins:

Joseph Bell, Thomas Bury senior, Charles Capell, Richard Dry, Isaac Eggleton, Robert Eggleton, Thomas Fenner senior, Matthew Ginger, Richard Holloway, Thomas Kempster, Richard Lee, Thomas Lee.  (sess.R.117/5)

Sacrament Certificate

p.155.  Produced by John Ware of Chesham, esquire; certified by Cal. Colton, minister, and peter Parker, churchwarden, of Chalfont Saint Giles; witnessed by John Welch and Thomas Dennison.  (Sess.R.117/9)

John Ware also took the statutory oaths.

Meeting houses.

The dwelling-house of Mary Heather of Little Marlow, and that of John Bowler of Wooburne, were certified.

Indictments.

Henry Hawkins of Aylesbury, for not repairing a foot- path leading from Tring, co.Hertford, through Weston Turvile to Aylesbury.  (Sess.R.120/11)

William Johnson of Linslade, for flinging down a hay-cock belonging to Robert Gurney.  (Sess.R.121/1)

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John Langley of Great Marlow, for assault on Ruth, wife of William Oxlade.  (Sess.R.120/12)

Richard Killingsworth of Iver, cordwainer, for abusing Hatton Tash, esquire, justice.  (Sees.R.121/4)

Elizabeth Blunt of Newport pagnell, for assault on Elizabeth Bass, spinster.  (Sess.R.120/2)

Person or persons unknown, for not repairing Colney stream Bridge in the parishes of Langley and Stanwell, co.Middlesex. (Sess.R.121/3)

Henry Hawkins, for obstructing a stream in Aylesbury. (Sess.R.121/5)

Jane Blunt(Sess.R.120/1,9), Bartholomew Burroughs [Burrows] (Sess.R.120/6), Thomas Williams, Joseph Smith, Daniel Child, James Child and Dillion Mowday.  (Sess.R.120/10) all for assault.

Presentments.

The inhabitants of Iver, for not repairing a foot-path leading from Iver to Denham.  (Sess.R.117/13)

Thomas Pratt of Chesham, for abusing John Parratt, chief constable, in the execution of his office.

The Grand Jury had nothing to present.  (Sess.R.117/18)

p.156.  Orders.

Thomas Read, Thomas Deeley, Thomas Cusins and Benjamin Hawes, keepers of the houses of correction at Aylesbury, Buckingham, Newport Pagnell and Chepping Wyccombe respectively, were paid their quarter's salary.

p.157.  William Holton, Thomas Fowler, Joseph Miller and John Edmonds, the County bakers, were paid £2.18s.10d., £2.7s.10d., £2.10s.2d. and £2.18s.2d. respectively, for bread delivered by them to the County gaol for the poor prisoners.  (Sess.Min.I,p.167)

Thomas Williams, apothecary, and Noah Pitcher, surgeon, to the poor prisoners, were paid £8.4s.1½d. and £10.14s.6d. respectively, for medicines and attendance. Wilson Williams, son of Thomas Williams, was appointed apothecary in his father's place.  (Sess.Min.I, p.167)

p.158.  Francis Woodcock, keeper of the County gaol, was paid £7.10s.0d. for providing food and necessaries for poor prisoners for one quarter.  He was also paid £6.6s.11d. for providing fire and candles for sick prisoners "and other disbursements for the County Goale."  (Sess.Min.I, p.168)

p.159.  The Rev. Nathaniel Bliss, curate of Aylesbury, was paid his quarter's salary of £2.12s.6d. for attending prisoners in the County gaol.

Roger Jenyns, esquire, Clerk of Assize for the.Norfolk circuit, was paid £4.4s.0d. his fee for taking sufficient security for the transportation of four felons to America.  (Sess Min.I, p.167)

Benjamin Burroughs esquire, was paid £4, pursuant to an agreement made with the Court, for supplying the county gaol with water "from his new Erected Engine in Aylesbury ... for the Space of one whole year."  (Sess.Min.I, p.167)

Bridgett Coleshill, widow, was paid £1.10s.0d. for maintaining, and 10s.0d. for clothing James Absolam a county child, for one quarter.

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p.160.  Elizabeth, wife of Richard Taylor, was paid the like sums for John Anderson, a County child.  (Sess.Min.I, p.167)

Thomas Read, keeper of the house of correction at Aylesbury, was paid £1.1s.0d., the amount he had disbursed in providing medicines for Perry Crompton, "a loose Idle and disorderly Person", who had been "Afflicted with Violent Distempers" since the time of his commitment until the present sessions.  (Sess.Min.I, p.168)

pp.160-161.  Benjamin Hawes, keeper of the house of correction at Chepping Wyccombe, was paid £2.2s.0d. , the amount he had disbursed in providing "necessaryes and attendances" for William Thomas, "a vagabond" who had been "Subject to fitts" since the time of his commitment on the 19th October, 1731, until the present, sessions.  (Sess.Min.I, p.168)

p.161.  John Ping, petty constable of Little Brickhill, was paid his quarter's salary of £20 for passing vagrants through the County.

William Hawkins, petty constable of Stony Stratford West Side, was paid his quarter's salary of £5 for the like service.

The petty constables of Amersham were paid 15s.0d., those

p.162.  of Astwood £1.ls.6d., Aylesbury 16s.6d., Bow Brickhill 7s.0d.,Buckland 13s.6d., Colnbrooke £1.19s.0d., Dagnall 6s.0d.,

p.163.  Denham £1.6s.0d., Edlesborough £1.7s.0d., Farnham Royall 18s.6d., Stoke £2.13s.0d., Taplow 13s.0d. and Wavendon 14s.6d. for the like service.

pp.163-164.  The petty constables of Denham were paid £4.13s.0d. for nursing Bridgett Murray, a vagrant, and her child, and conveying them by cart to West Wyccombe. Bridgett Murray had been sent by a pass under the hand and seal of William Harvest, esquire, a justice of the peace for Middlesex, from Hampton Wick, co. Middlesex, to West Wyccombe.

p.164.  The petty constables of Amersham were paid £1.10s.0d. for carrying forces' baggage from Amersham to Thame, co. Oxon and

p.165.  £1.8s.0d. for the like service from Amersham to Aylesbury.

Those of Becconsfield were paid £1.10s.0d. for the like service from Becconsfield to Thame, co. Oxon,

pp.165-166.  of Newport Pagnell £12 for the like service from Newport to Northampton,

p.166.  of Stony Stratford and Shenley Church End 12s.0d. each, for the like service from Stoney Stratford to Towcester, and of Chepping Wyccombe £3.5s.0d. for the like service from Chepping Wyccombe to Thame, co. Oxon.

p.167.  The removal order of Richard Toovey and his wife from Weston Turvile to Drayton, co. Oxon, was respited until the next sessions.  (Sess.R.117/10.  Sess.Min.I, p.164)

The removal order of Thomas Pellington and Anne his wife, from Becconsfield to Great Marlow, was quashed. (Sess.R.117/11.  Sess.Min.I, p.166)

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p.168.  The removal order of Thomas, Mary and Sarah, children of Richard Harris, from Olney to Woolerstone, co. Northampton, was quashed.  (Sess.Min.I, p.166)

pp.169-171.  An order of the justices, dated 15th September, 1731, whereby William Bowden of Ilmer was ordered to pay £1.ls.0d. to John Grace of Princes Risborough, gentleman, for two years' small tithes of wool and lamb, was confirmed.  William Bowden thereupon presented a writ of certiorari, to remove the case to the Court of the King's Bench at Westminster.  (See p.146.  Sess.Min.I, p.164)

William Pearce was ordered to pay to the Rev. Mr.Stephen Sleech, Rector of Farnham Royall, the sum of £1.8s.0d. for great and small tithes for the two years ending at Michaelmas 1930. Pearce was a Quaker, and had refused to pay the tithes.  (Sess.R. 117/12).

The constable of Thornborough, was ordered to levy the sum of 4s.0d. on John Purcell, the value of small tithes of honey, which he had refused to pay.  (Sess.R.120/61)

p.171.  The surveyors of highways of Marsh Green in the parish of Great Kimble, in pursuance of an Act of 3 and 4 William and Mary, cap.xii, for repairing the highways, were to levy a rate of 6d. in the £1 on the inhabitants for that purpose.

p.172.  Christopher Ingby of Chepping Wyccombe was discharged, at his own request, from the office of surveyor of highways of that parish.  He had held the office for one year.  John Barton of Chepping Wyccombe, blacksmith, was appointed in his place.  (Sess.Min.I, p.163).

Charles Cox of Burnham, innholder, was ordered to pay to Mary Dennis, his late maidservant £1.5s.0d. for wages due to her.  (Sess.Min.I, p.165)

Samuel Theed of Princes Risborough, tallow-chandler, appealed from an order, dated 18th November, 1731, whereby he was ordered to pay a fine of £50, mitigated by the justices to £20, for an offence against the Excise laws.  The hearing of the appeal was respited until the next sessions.  (See p.45. Sess.Min.I, p.166)

p.173.  Richard Killingsworth of Iver, indicted at this sessions for assault on Hatton Tash, esquire, justice, pleaded 'Guilty’. He was ordered to pay a fine of £20, and to find security for his good behaviour for two years, himself being bound in the sum of £100, and two sureties in the sum of £50 each. For want of such security, and for non-payment of the fine, he was committed to the County gaol.  (Sess.Min.I, p.165)

Robert Tash, gentleman, Lydia Parsons, Thomas Graves, victualler, of the sign of the Chequer, and Robert Knowlton, servant to Hatton Tash, esquire, all of Iver, said that Richard Killingsworth had behaved "in a scandalous manner" before Hatton Tash esquire, justice, had called him "Old Rogue and Old Raskall, and that he was not fitt to be a Justice o' th' Peace ... with several other Scandalous and Opprobrious words".  On the 30th December, 1731, Richard Killingsworth was convicted of having sworn 10 profane oaths.  (Sess.R.117/14,33)

The recognizance of Daniel Beaumont of Eaton was estreated, he having failed to appear to prosecute his traverse.  (See p.138. Sess.Min.I, p.167)

p.174.  Indictments and traverses tried, traversed and confessed.

William Johnson and John Langley [see p.155] pleaded Guilty and were each fined one shilling.  (Sess.Min.I, p.165)

Samuel Hirone and William Nutkins [see pp.117,138] upon

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trial of their traverses, were found Not Guilty and discharged.  (Sess.Min.I, pp.166,167)

p.175.  Fines.

Thomas Read of Hillersdon, yeoman, for not appearing to answer to Thomas Bowden, £20.

Daniel Beaumont of Eaton, for non-appearance, £140.

John Pyle of the same, surety for Daniel Beaumont to appear, £50.

Francis Lane, John Messenger, Ralph Rolls and James Ladbrooke, for not appearing to serve on the Grand Jury, each 30s.0d.

The fines of those convicted on p.174.

Recognizances entered into and respited.

Elizabeth Blunt, with Edward Blunt as surety, to answer to Elizabeth Bass.  (Sess.R.117/336.  Sess.Min.I, p.162)

Thomas Holton of East Cleydon, farmer, with Henry Holton, cordwainer, and Nicholas Holton, farmer, both of the same, as sureties, to appear.  (Sess.R.117/1.  Sess. Min.I, p.163)

Thomas Norman of East Claydon, and Gyles Cowden [Cowdell] of the same, to keep the peace towards Thomas Holton of the same, and to appear.  Thomas Holton, to appear.  (Sess.R.117/25,39,40.  Sess.Min.I, p.163)

George Gossom of Chepping Wycombe, timber-dealer, to answer to William Wade of the same, wood-bailiff to the Earl of Shelburne.  (Sess.R.117/2,3)

Thomas Read of Hillersden, yeoman, to answer for assault on Thomas Bowden of Buckingham, gardener.  (Sess.R. 117/53.  Sess.Min.I, p.161)

David Harding of Chilton, to prosecute Nathaniel Swannell for assault.  (Sess.R.117/50)

Edward Blunt of Newport Pagnell, mason, to answer for assault on Anne Rigeby.  (Sess.R.117/35)

Richard Killingsworth, to answer for assault on Hatton Tash, esquire.  (Sess.R.117/34)

Daniel Child of Farnham Royall, potter, to answer for assault on John Blinks.  (Sess.R.117/27.  Sess.Min.I,p.162)

p.176.  Recognizances discharged.  (See Sess.Min.I, pp.161, 162)

William Nutkins, William Stevens and Samuel Hirone [see p.152].

Bartholomew Burroughs [Burrows] of Ivinghoe,farmer, with Thomas Godman of Pightlestone, farmer, and John Simmonds of Ivinghoe, millwright, as sureties, to answer for assault on Mary, wife of William Smith.  (Sess.R. 117/55)

William Johnson of Surcott, gentleman, with Thomas Turney of the same, gentleman, to answer to Robert Gurney.  (Sess.R.117/38)

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John Preswell of Mentmore, yeoman, to answer to Ursula Gurney, his servant, for turning her out of his service without cause.  (Sess.R.117/54)

William Tompkins [Tomkins] of Swanbourne, labourer, to prosecute Thomas Bates of the same, labourer, for assault. Thomas Bates, to appear.  (Sess.R.117/51,52)

Nathaniel Swannell of Chilton, labourer, with William Batt, innholder, and John Bone, butcher, both of Aylesbury, as sureties, to answer for assault on David Harding, petty constable of Chilton.  (Sess.R.117/49)

William Oxlade of Great Marlow, labourer, to prosecute John Langley of the same for assault on Ruth, wife of the said William Oxlade.  John Langley, with William Langley, baker, as surety, to appear.  (Sess.R.117/46,48)

John Welch of Aylesbury, butcher, with Thomas Edmonds, yeoman, and Thomas Read, innholder, both of the same, as sureties, to answer for assault on Margaret, wife of John Ellis of the Same, gentleman.  (Sess.R.117/45)

John Horwood of Aylesbury, butcher, with John peacock, cordwainer, and John Reeves , victualler, both of the same, as sureties, to answer for assault on Rachel, wife of John Motte of the same, gentleman.  (Sess.R.117/44)

Charles Cox of Burnham, innholder, with William Pond of the same, farmer, as surety, to answer to Mary Dennis.  (Sess. R.117/43)

Elizabeth Budd of Chepping Wycombe, widow, with John Budd, paper-maker, and George Budd, cordwainer, both of the same, as sureties, to answer for assault on Elizabeth Jones.  (Sess.R. 117/42)

William Winch of Chepping Wycombe, butcher, with Richard Tomsey of the same, farmer, and John Philipps of Great Marlow, carpenter, as sureties, to answer for bastardy with Elizabeth Plomeridge.  (Sess.R.117/41)

Hellery Rigeby of Newport Pagnell, labourer, with Richard Rigeby, labourer, and Thomas Suttley, butcher, both of the same, as sureties, to answer for assault on Anne his wife. (Sess.R.114/37)

Anne Rigeby "believes herself in Danger of her Life by her Husband from his Violent Strok's & bruses which he continuing [sic] dayly to abuse her".  Jane, wife of Edward Blunt, encouraged Anne's husband in his cruelty, assaulted Anne, and behaved spitefully to Anne's child when it was in the arms of Elizabeth Bass, Anne's niece.  (Sess.R.117/17,21)

Joseph Smyth of Farnham Royall; Robert Kingham of the same, surety for Thomas Williamson to appear; Stephen Wright of Burnham, with Henry Wright as surety; Dillion Moody of Farnham Royall, with George Moody as surety; Stephen [Joseph] Sexton of the same; and James Child of the-same, with Edward Beesley as surety;- all to answer for assault on John Blinks of Farnham Royall.  (Sess.R.117/26,28-32)

Bridewell Calendars.

Buckingham Thomas Ellis; discharged.  (Sess.R.117/19)

Chepping Wycombe Anne Perkins, in custody.  William Thomas discharged at this sessions.  Thomas Turner, Sarah Barton and William Gould, all discharged. John Smith; committed 7th December, 1731 but "made his escape from the Cunstable on the road be fore hee was in my Custody." (Sess.R.117/16.  Sess.Min.I. pp.165,166)

Prisoner to appear.

Nathaniel Swannell.  (Sess.R.117/24.  Sess.Min.I, p.167)

Perry Crompton was discharged out of custodv.  (Sess.Min.I p.167)

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Examinations.

Margaret Macdonald, aged 50 years, had been a vagrant and a beggar since 1714.  She was born "in the parish of Cromerty, in the County of Eley in the Highlands of Scotland".  In 1717 she had been apprehended in Birmingham and sent back to Cromerty, whence she instantly set out again to wander and beg.  (Sess.R.117/ 20.  Sess.Min.I, p.163)

Mary Young of Saunderton, singlewoman, named James Ridgely of Penn as the father of her child. (Sess.R.117/15)

Sarah King and Mary Wade, daughter of William Wade, both of Chipping Wycomb, said that George Gossom, on calling at William Wade's house and finding him out, "said he was come on purpose to dash out his braines and swore that if ever he did catch him ... on his premises that he would kick him over the meadow."  (Sess.R.117/22, 23)

Writs.

Jury writ.  (Sess.R.118/93)

Writ of venire facias, see Appendix No.II  (Sess.R. 118/94)

Writ of capias, see Appendix II.  (Sess.R.118/95)

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EASTER SESSION

AT AYLESBURY

20th April, 1732 [5 George II]

Jurors for the body of the county.

p.177.  Edward Austin of Wavendon, Thomas Benning, junior of Wendover, Richard Britaine of Newport Pagnell, John Browne of Penn, James Forster [Foster] of Northmarston, Henry Geary of Bierton-cum-Broughton, William Griffyn of Stewkley, James Hedges of Aston Abbotts, Thomas Hewlett of Long Crendon, James Leverett of Newport Pagnell, Joseph Lucas of Rowsham, John Morris of Wycombe Ferrens, Thomas Nash of North Crawley, Luke Norcutt of Bierton-cum-Broughton, John Russell of Wyrarsbury, John Ryder of Long Crendon, Alexander Saunders of Aylesbury and Thomas Tatham of Northmarston.

The following were not sworn: Thomas Abbott of Steeple Claydon, Thomas Brickwell-of Chesham, William Clarke ["deaf"] of Steeple Cleydon, John Cripps of Westcott ["run away"], John Gregory of Wavendon, John Herbert of Datchett, Thomas Prentice of Stewkley, Thomas Ray of Aylesbury, David Salter of Amersham ["in London"], Edward Slocombe of Langley Marsh, Thomas Smith senior, of Aylesbury, Robert Thorpe of Hardwick, and Richard Tuffin of Wendover.  (Sess.R.118/85)

Sacrament Certificates.

Produced by Benjamin Woodnoth of Thornborough, esquire: certified by W. Halsted, minister, and Joseph Wollhead and Richard Adams, churchwardens, of the same: witnessed by John Terrey and Charles Adams. (Sess.R.118/66)

Nehemiah Grover of Chepping Wycombe, cordwainer: certified by S.Guise, minister, and Henry Baratt and James King, churchwardens, of the same: witnessed by Ralph Pettipher, innholder, and Benjamin Haws, cordwainer, both of the same.  (Sess.R.118/57)

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Ralph Pettipher: certified as for Nehemiah Grover: witnessed by Nehemiah Grover and Benjamin Haws.  (Sess.R. 118/56)

Richard Lawson of Fenny Stratford, gentleman, deputy postmaster: certified by Thomas Martin, minister, and William Woolhead, churchwarden, of Little Brickhill: witnessed by John Smart and Robert Percivall, both of Fenny Stratford.  (Sess.R.118/58)

The above also took the statutory oaths.  Charles Cuthbert took the oath of allegiance.

p.178.  Conviction of Swearers.

William Lee of Becconsfield, maltster, for four profane oaths.  (Sess.R.118/76)

William Jones of St.Giles Chalfont for eleven oaths. (Sess.R.118/42)

John Bennett, junior, of St.Peter's Chalfont for eleven oaths.  (Sess.R.118/43)

Mary, wife of John Harris of Fulmer, for eighteen oaths.  (Sess.R.118/44)

Indictments.

Matthew Gobbett, William Clarke, Francis Bowler, John Killingham, John Ricketts, John Gilks, John Biggs, Henry Mitchell, William Bavin, William Ryder and John Cursens, all of Langley Marish, for a riot and assault on Grace, wife of Daniel Porter.  (Sess.R.118/92)

Joseph Lofty and John Arnold and Deborah his wife, all of Cheneys, "for a Conspiracy in procureing by threats and money Sarah the wife of Abner Thackery to Depart from the Parish of Cheynes to Rickmersworth in Com.  [County] Hertf[ord] there to Lye in".

The inhabitants of Iver, for not repairing a footpath leading from Iver to Denham.  (Sess.R.121/35)

Caleb Warner of Chesham, for assault on Thomas Towill.  (Sess.R.118/88)

Edward Holness of Newport Pagnell, "for being a Common Breaker and Disturber of the Peace".  (Sess.R. 121/24)

Thomas Towill of Chesham, for assault on Caleb Warner.  (Sess.R.118/89)

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Elizabeth Blunt of Newport pagnell, for assault on Alice, wife of James Bass.  (Sess.R.121/23)

Anne Millington of Sherrington, widow, for keeping a disorderly alehouse.  (Sess.R.118/90)

Mary, wife of John Harris of Fulmer, for assault on Richard Bennett.  (Sess.R.121/25)

George Maxwell of Newport Pagnell, for assault on Thomas Parrett, petty constable, in the execution of his office.  (Sess.R.121/26)

Edward Beddall of Aylesbury, for allowing the rain from his roof to run across Richard Saunders’s yard.  (Sess.R.121/2)

Stephen Dexter, for assault on Edward Hooton.  (Sess.R. 121/21)

William Pratt of Chesham, for assault on John Parratt. (Sess.R.121/14)

Peter Jordan, for breaking and entering the house of Edward Hooton.  (Sess.R.118/91)

John Stubbs, for assault on William Ireland.  (sess.R. 121/22)

William Ireland, petty constable of Olney, said that John Stubbs, being in his custody, assaulted him and lamed his hand.  (Sess.R.118/84)

Presentments.

John Drayton of Farnham Royall, for harbouring patient Green and her family, being vagabonds.

The Grand Jury had nothing to present.  (Sess.R.118/63)

p.179.  Treasurers sworn.

For the King’s Bench and the Marshalsea

Richard Horton of Syderop and Thomas Worster of Cheddington, vice John Horton and Samuel Seare.

For the Maimed Soldiers

John Parrett of Hundridge and John Hodskins of Stow, vice Henry Codgell and Robert Whitehall.

Chief constables sworn.

Ashendon

William Randalph of Long Crendon vice John Towersey.  William Franks to continue.

Aylesbury

William Towne of Ellesborough and Thomas Green of Aylesbury, vice John Clarke and Rowland Brassbridge.

Buckingham

John Southam of Marsh Gibbon and Richard Adams of Thornborough, vice John Lucas and John Hodskins.

Cottesloe

Thomas Cupper and John Tompkins to continue.

Newport

Richard Yates of Newport Pagnell and Richard Barvell of Calverton, vice John Hooton and Richard Woodell.

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Desborough

William Buckland of West Wyccombe vice Daniel Haydon.  John Latimore to continue.

Burnham

Searanck Bunn of Waterside and John Grimsdale of Boustridge, vice Thomas Parratt and Thomas Bayley.

Stoke

William Guy of Langley Marish and George Sexton of Eton, vice Christopher Hill and Francis Bowry.

Petty constables sworn.

Adstock

Thomas Seare vice [blank].

Aston Sanford

John Stevens vice Samuel Williams.

Aston Abbotts

James Hedges and Thomas Gurney vice George Elliott and John Hedges.

Boarstall

William Taylor vice John Cubbidge.

Brill

George Turner vice John Wedge.

Bledlow

Samuel Cooper vice William Floyd.

Bledlow Ridge

John Harman vice Thomas Carey.

Becconsfeild

Thomas Watson vice [blank] and William Froud (tithingman) vice [blank].

Burnham

George Winslow (tithingman) vice [blank] and Andrew Rider vice John Ive.

Boveny

Roger Walker vice John Carter.

Bletchley

Richard Purcell vice William King.

p.  180.

Bow Brickhill

 

William Farr vice Henry Clarke.

Beirton

Francis Smith vice John Hicks.

Becconsfeild

Benjamin Birch vice Rowland Jones.

Cuddington

Thomas Plater vice John Boddington.

Cheneys

Jeremiah Puddifoot vice Thomas Mayo.

Colnbrooke

Henry Hosey vice Joseph Rayner and Samuel Bearly, tithingman, vice Thomas Askett.

Cippenham

Miles Larsborough vice John Pither.

Clifton

Thomas Tyrell vice [blank] Odell.

Charnton

Thomas George vice Charnel Middleton.

Cheddington

William Seare vice Francis Kimpton.

Datchet

Benjamin Durrant vice Robert Dowe.

Doreton

Joseph Parrott vice Robert Markham.

Eaton

William Barnsby and Robert Godwin vice John Lunn and James Mitchell.

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Henry Goldwin and John Howard, tithingmen, vice John Heysham and William Cranwell.

East Burnham

John Styles vice William pond.

Foskett

John Cheese vice Michael Shirley.

Fulmer

Thomas Hudson vice Thomas Howlett.

Fenny Stratford,

Bletchley side

William Farey vice John Fox.

Hulcott

Thomas Horne vice Robert Smith.

Hogshall-cum- Fulbrooke

Christopher Reeve vice Walter King.

Horton

Francis Wilcox vice John smith. John Keeley, tithingman, vice John Admond.

Hedgersley

John Toe vice Timothy Crane.

Hardwick

Richard Fleet vice Daniel How.

Hillersdon

George Staley vice Joseph Harding.

Haversham

Thomas Line vice Edward Bennett.

Hogston

Joseph Tharp vice John Handcock.

Great Kimble

Thomas Alday vice Thomas Ford.

Kingsey

James Cowden to continue.

p.  181. Lillingston Dayrell

John Pestredge vice Nicolas Capon.

Leckhampsted

John Bartlett vice John Dancer.

Lower Winchendon

James Lucas to continue.

Linslade

William Johnson vice Thomas Hickman.

Mentmore

John Smith and Samuel Burroughs vice Joseph Cutler and John Milemore.

Great Marlow

Thomas Dominix and Henry Lovegrove vice William Phillips and William Curtis.

Milton Keynes

John Lancaster vice Robert Pakes.

Monks Risborough

Joseph makes vice William Fennymore.

Mursley

Charles Pitkin and John Holland vice Newman Williatt and John Cooke.

North Marston

James Forster vice Symon Coker

Padbury

Mathew Swannell and William George vice William Judge and Thomas Shillinford.

Monks Risborough

Thomas Fox vice Henry Welles.

North Marston

John Gurney vice Henry Symonds.

Quainton

Thomas Ingram vice Francis Clarke

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Princes Risborough

Thomas Lacey and John George vice John Fryer and Samuel Theed.

Steeple Cleydon

William Seare vice John Poulton.

Studley

Robert Coales vice John Saunders.

Sherrington

Mathew Babbington and Edward Hooton vice [blank].

Stoke Mandeville William Ford and William Brown to continue.

Stanton

Robert Hickman vice [blank] Elkins.

Shipton Lee

John Cox vice Richard White.

Simpson

John Newman vice Nathaniel Goodman.

Stewkley

William Barton vice William Griffyn.

Swanborne

William Deverell and William Anstey vice John Horne and Dolby Husy.

Slapton

Mathew Goodson vice Francis Seabrooke.

p.  182. Twiford

Josiah Lane vice Francis Ayres.

Taplow

John Tip vice Robert Roe.

Towersey

John Hall vice John Buckland.

Upton

John Bance and William Bavin vice William Saunders and William Blake.

Upton-cum-

Kester North, tithingman, vice Richard

Chalvey

Hancock.

Waddesden

Richard Ackham vice John Finch.

Woolverton

Thomas Rattley vice John Perry.

Little Woolston

John Osborne vice Francis Bliss.

Walton

Edward Hanwell vice Richard Smith.

Wexham

John Randolph vice Henry Mitchell

Weston Turvile

William Brown and Edward Montague vice John Gardener and Henry Deane.

Wooburne

William Webb and William Rawlins vice [blank].

West Wyccombe

William Harris vice Thomas Clark.

Orders.

Thomas Read, Thomas Deeley, Thomas Cusins and p.183.  Benjamin Hawes, keepers of the houses of correction at Aylesbury, Buckingham, Newport Pagnell and Chepping Wyccombe respectively, were each paid £7.10s.0d. for their quarter’s salary.

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William Holton, John Edmonds, Thomas Fowler and Joseph Miller, bakers, were paid £1.8s.5d., £1.8s.3d., £1.l7s.2d. and £1.17s.6d. respectively, for bread delivered by them to the County gaol for the poor prisoners.  (Sess.Min.I, p.180)

Thomas Williams, apothecary, and Noah Pitcher, surgeon,

p.184.  to the poor prisoners, were paid £12.9s.6½d. and £7.18s.6d. respectively, for medicines and attendance.  (Sess. Min.I, p.180)

Francis Woodcock, keeper of the County gaol, was paid £7.10s.0d. for providing food and necessaries for poor prisoners for one quarter.

p.185.  He was also paid £17.0s.4d. for conveying John Gascon and Robert Gascon, felons, to Winslow, and John Putton to Olney, all to stand in the pillory, and Mary Homes to Stoney Stratford to be whipped: for burying John Page, a debtor who had died in his custody: and for providing fire and candles for sick prisoners.  (Sess.Min.I, p.180)

The Rev. Nathaniel Bliss, curate of Aylesbury, was paid his quarter's salary of £2.12s.6d. for attending prisoners in the County gaol.

p.186.  Bridgett Coleshill, widow, was paid £1.10s.0d. for maintaining, and 10s.0d. for clothing James Absolam a County child, for one quarter.

Elizabeth, wife of Richard Taylor, was paid the like sums for John Anderson a County child.  (Sess.Min.I, p.180)

William Hayton, Clerk of the Peace, was paid £45.3s.8d. for services performed by him since Michaelmas 1728.  (sess. Min.I, p.180)

p.187.  John Ping, petty constable of Little Brickhill, was paid his quarter's salary of £20 for passing vagrants through the county.

William Hawkins, petty constable of stoney Stratford West Side, was paid his quarter's salary of £5 for the like service.

For the like service the petty constables of Aylesbury were paid £1.5s.0d., Colnbrooke £1.l3s.6d.,

p.188.  Chesham 10s.0d., Chalfont St. Gyles 8s.0d., Denham £3.5s.0d., Edlesborough 13s.0d., Horton 5s.6d., Ickford £1.0s.0d., Langley 10s.0d., Great Marlow 10s.0d., Marsh Gibbon 15s.6d.,

p.189.  Stoke Goldington £2.5s.6d., Wavendon 17s.6d. and West Wyccombe 10s.6d.

The petty constables of Amersham were paid £1.13s.0d. for carrying forces' baggage from Amersham to Thame, co. Oxon.

Those of Chalfont St. Peter's were paid 18s.0d. for the like service from Chalfont St. Peter's to Thame, co. Oxon and

p.190.  those of Newport Pagnell were paid £2.8s.0d. for the like service from Newport to Northampton.

The removal order of Thomas Jackson and Mary his wife, from Swanborne to North Marston in the parish of Tring, co. Hertford, was respited until the next sessions.  (Sess.R. 118/52.  Sess.Min.I, p.178)

The removal order of John Benson aged 16 years, from Chesham to Bovingdon, co. Hertford, was respited until the next sessions.  (Sess.R.118.68.  Sess.Min.I, p.178)

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p.191.  The removal order of John Gobbett, Sarah his wife, and John aged 9 years, Joseph aged 6 years, and a male child aged 5 weeks, their children, from Chesham to Great Gaddesden, co. Hertford, was respited until the next sessions.  (Sess.R.118/67.  Sess.Min.I, p.178)

p.192.  The removal order of William Matthews aged 7 years, son of William Matthews lately deceased, from Loughton to Bow Brickhill, was respited until the next sessions.  (Sess. R.118/60.  Sess.Min.I, p.179)

p.193.  The removal order of Mary Jordan, and Elizabeth aged 11 years, Alice aged 9 years, and William aged one year, her children, from Hulcott to Cloathall, co. Hertford, was confirmed in so far as it related to Elizabeth, and quashed in so far as it related to Mary, Alice and William. (Sess.R.118/65,69.  Sess.Min.I, p.178)

Mary, wife of James Jordan of Cloathhall, co. Hertford, who was married to her said husband "in a church at London", 12 years ago, had three children, named Elizabeth, Alice and William.  (Sess.R.118/70)

The removal order of Richard Toovey and Mary his wife, from Turvile to Drayton, co. Oxon was confirmed. (Sess.Min. I, p.175)

p.194.  The removal order of Benjamin Allen, Mary his wife, and Mary aged 6 months, their daughter, from Chepping Wyccombe to the parish of All Saints in the City of oxford, was confirmed.  (Sess.R.118/78.  Sess.Min.I, p.174)

p.195.  The removal order of Bridgett Murrey and Biddy her daughter, from West Wyccombe to Chepping Wyccombe, was quashed.  (Sess.R.118/77.  Sess.Min.I, p.174)

pp.195-196.  It was ordered that the sum of £314.0s.5½d. amounting to one week's tax, should be collected within the county, so that the chief constables could be paid their expenses for passing vagrants through the county.  (Sess. Min.I, p.181)

p.197.  The surveyors of highways of Cublington, in pursuance of an Act of 3 & 4 William and Mary, cap.xii, for repairing the highways, were to levy a rate of 6d. in the £1 on the inhabitants for that purpose.  (Sess.Min.I, p.179)

A like order for surveyors of highways of Chesham Town.  (Sess.Min.I, p.180)

pp.197-198.  The Court adjudged that Thomas Wilkynson of Newport Pagnell, charged by Mary Swannell of the same with being the father of her child, was not the father of the said child.  Mary Swannell was ordered to pay one shilling per week to the overseers of Newport Pagnell, for the said child's maintenance.  (Sess.R.118/72. Sess.Min.I, pp.176-177)

p.198.  Richard Killingsworth of Iver was ordered to pay one shilling per week to the overseers of Iver, for the maintenance of Mary aged 10 years, Elizabeth aged 8 years, and William aged 3 years, his grandchildren.

Richard Killingsworth was "Seized of a Considerable Freehold Estate in the Parishes of Langley Marish and Iver .... of the Yearly Value of Twenty four pounds ... and had Likewise a Stock which he used in his Trade of

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a Grocer ... and had only himself and wife to Maintaine." (Sess. Min. I. p. 175)

p. 199.  The surveyors of highways of Aylesbury were to levy a rate of 6d. in the £1 on the inhabitants of Aylesbury, for repairing the highways.  (Sess. Min. I, p. 179)

The accounts of the Charity of poor Folks pasture in the parishes of Brill and Oakley, were read.  (Sess. Min. I. p. 173)

p. 200.  The wages of servants, prices for salt and billeting soldiers, were continued as settled at Easter Sessions 1731. [No record of this settlement under Easter 1731, but see p. 18.]

The Clerk of the Peace was to examine bills handed in to the Court for passing vagrants through the county, and report on them at the next' sessions.

John Putton of Olney, labourer, was discharged from the County gaol.  On 11 April 1731 he had been convicted of Killing one fallow deer in Yardley Chase, the property of the Right Hon.  George, Earl of Northampton, and ordered to pay a fine of £30.  In consequence of his inability to pay, he had been committed to the County gaol for one year, at the end of which time he was put into the pillory for one hour at Olney on market day.  Prior to his discharge, he was ordered to become bound to the Earl of Northampton, in the sum of £50, for his good behaviour.  (Sess. Min. I, p. 180)

p. 201.  The indictment against the inhabitants of Colnbrooke, for not repairing part of Colnbrooke Bridge, situate over Colney Stream, was discharged.  The said bridge lay partly in the parish of Langley Marish and partly in the parish of Stanwell, co. Middlesex.  That part in the parish of Langley Marrish had been repaired "Jointly at the Expence of the Inhabitants of the Town of Colnbrooke and by the Trustees of the Turnpike."  (Sess. Min. I, p. 179)

The justices certified that the footway running from Tring through Weston Turvilo to Aylesbury, was in good repair [see p. 155].  (Sess. R. 118/59)

p. 202.  Indictments and traverses tried, traversed and confessed.

Matthew Gobbett, William Clarke, Francis Bowler, John Ricketts, John Gilks, John Biggs, Henry Mitchell, William Bavin, William Ryder and John Cursons [see p. 178] pleaded Guilty and were each fined one shilling.

John Child of Newport Pagnell, indicted for assault on Thomas Parrett, petty constable of the same, traversed his indictment.

The inhabitants of Ivor, Thomas Towel [Towill], Edward  Holness and George Maxwell [see p. 178], traversed their  indictments.

p. 203.  Elizabeth Blunt, indicted for assault on Elizabeth Bass, spinster, and on Alice, wife of James Bass, pleaded Guilty to both charges and was fined 2s. 0d.  (Sess. Min. I. p. 174)

Henry Hawkins of Aylesbury pleaded Guilty to a charge of not repairing a foot-path, and was fined one shilling. (Sess. Min. I, p. 180)

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Fines.

pp. 203-204.  The fines of those convicted on pp. 202-3.

John Newman of St. Peters Chalfont, for the, non-appearance of Mary, wife of John Harris of Fulmer, to answer to Richard Bennett, £10.  The above John Harris, £10. (Sess. Min. I, p. 173)

Recognizances entered into and respited.

William Nash of Datchett, to answer for bastardy with Elizabeth Jarvis.  (Sess. R. 118/28.  Sess. Min. I, p. 172)

Jonas Smith of Newport Pagnell, to give evidence against John Child, George Maxwell and Edward Holness, all of the same, concerning an assault by them on Thomas Parratt, petty constable.  (Sess. R. 118/3.  Sess. Min. I, p. l73)

The same Child, Maxwell and Holness, to prosecute their traverses.  (Sess. Min. I, p. 174)

The same Maxwell and Holness, to keep the peace toward Thomas Chapman, Esquire.  (Sess. Min. I, p. 174)

The inhabitants of Iver, and Thomas Towill of Chesham, to prosecute their traverses.  (Sess. Min. I, p. 180)

Recognizances discharged.  (Sess. Min. I, pp. 171-173)

Thomas Holton, Henry Holton and Nicholas Holton, all of East Cleydon: and Elizabeth Blunt and Edward Blunt, both of Newport-Pagnell [see p. 175].

John Nichols of Stony Stratford, leather-dresser, with William Jenkins, baker, and Michael Garment, maltster, both of the same, as sureties, to appear.  (Sess. R. 118/36)

Benjamin Miller of Stony Stratford, leather-dresser, with Henry Browne, leather-dresser, and George Edwards, day-labourer, both of the same, as sureties, to appear. (Sess. R. 118/37)

William Wait, serving-man to John Ginger of Edlesborough, yeoman, with the said John Ginger as surety, to answer to Thomas Smith and Richard Tatham, both of the same, for disturbing their families in the night-time and challenging them to come out and fight.  (Sess. R. 118/29,31)

Joseph Falconer and Edward King, both of Edlesborough, yeomen, sureties respectively for John Fenn, serving-man to Thomas King of the same, yeoman, and John Cheshire, serving-man to the said Edward King, to answer to the above Richard Tatham for outrages committed near his house, and assault on him, in the night-time.  (Sess. R. 118/30,38)

William Picton of Wendover, carpenter, and John Ginger of the same, collar-maker, for Mary, wife of the said William Picton, to answer to Mary, wife of John Foster of the same, victualler.  (Sess. R. 118/39)

William Brookes of Aylesbury, yeoman, for Thomas Chilton of the same, victualler, to answer for turning away Elizabeth Symonds, spinster, his servant, and refusing to pay her her wages.  (Sess. R. 118/34)

John Bennill of Northmarston, yeoman, to answer for assault on Susannah Dennis of the same, spinster. The said Susannah to prosecute and give evidence against the said John.  (Sess. R. 118/32,33)

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John Killingham, cordwainer; Francis Bowler, William Clerke and Matthew Gobbett, labourers, with William Griffin as surety; John Cursons, William Rider and William Bavin, labourers, with Thomas Johnson as surety; and John Biggs, Henry Mitchell, John Ricketts and John Gilks, labourers; all of Langley, to answer to Daniel Porter for assaulting his wife and breaking his windows.  (Sess. R. 118/1, 2, 15-17, 22-27)

Thomas Parratt of Newport Pagnell, petty constable, to prosecute George Maxwell, John Child and Edward Holness, all of the same, for assaulting him and aiding a prisoner to escape.  The said Maxwell, Child and Holness, to appear. (Sess. R. 118/4-6, 8)

Thomas Perrott [Parrett], petty constable of Newport Pagnell, said that, on going to the Red Lion in Newport, for the purpose of arresting an idle vagabond there, he was abused by George Maxwell and John Child, who aided the said vagabond to escape.  Jonas Smith of Newport, barber, gave similar information.  (Sess. R. 118/74, 75)

Edward Hooton of Sherrington, petty constable, to give evidence concerning an assault made on him and William Joyce, his assistant, by Peter Jordan.  William Joyce, to prosecute Peter Jordan and give evidence concerning the said assault. (Sess. R. 118/9, 10)

The above Edward Hooton, to prosecute Stephen Doxter for assaulting him.  Stephen Doxter, to appear.  Ann Millington, to give evidence concerning the said assault. (Sess. R. 118/11-13)

Ann Millington of Sherrington said that Stephen Dexter assaulted her in her ale-house; she sent for Edward Hooton, the constable, whom Stephen Dexter also assaulted.  Edward Hooton gave similar information.  (Sess. R. 118/80, 86)

The above Edward Hooton, William Joyce and Anne, wife of Samuel Evans, said that Peter Jordan and another, unknown to them, after buying some brandy in Thomas Marshall's shop in Sherrington, much abused Margaret, daughter of the said Thomas, and behaved in a disorderly manner.  Edward Hooton took Peter Jordan into his custody.  (Sess. R. 118/81-83)

William Ireland of Olney, petty constable, to prosecute John Stubbs for assaulting him.  (Sess. R. 118/114)

Nathaniel Swannell of Chilton, to keep the peace.

pp. 204-205.  James Randall of Westwycombe, with William Brickwell of Chepping Wycombe as surety, to answer for refusing to pay John Hawkins his wages.  (Sess. R. 118/19)

John Newman of St. Peters Chalfont, yeoman, and John Harris of Fulmor, husbandman, for Mary, wife of the said John Harris, to answer for assault on Richard Bennet of St. Peters Chalfont.  (Sess. R. 118/7)

Examinations.

Richard Bennet, servant to the Rev. Doctor Morss, John Bennet junior, Elizabeth, wife of Thomas Woods, and Richard Kirby, all of St.Peters Chalfont, said that, as they overtook Mary Harris on the highway in Denham, the said Richard happened to strike one of her baskets, and although

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he begged her pardon, she replied in abusive terms, cursing, and whipping his mare.  (Sess. R. 118/45-47,49)

Thomas Towill of Chesham, soap-maker, with Christopher Park of the same, distiller, as surety, to appear, and to keep the peace.  (Sess. R. 118/18)

Joseph Williamson of Westcott, labourer, to prosecute Francis Callome of the same, labourer, for assaulting him. Francis Callome, to appearl.  (Sess. R. 118/20,21,54)

Miscellaneous documents.

The form of oath taken and subscribed by William Curtis and William Phillips, constables of Great Marlow, on the occasion of the election of a burgess to serve in Parliament.  (Sess. R. 118/40,41)

The removal order dated 4th March, 1731-2, of Samuel Coles and Mary his wife, from Wavendon to Newport Pagnell.  (Sess. R. 118/73.  Sess. Min.I, p. 176)

The petition of Joseph Baldwin, Richard Craker and John Clarke, prisoners, for the allowance of County bread. (Sess. R. 118/61)

Letter from William Hartley junior, justice, to the Clerk of the Peace, desiring that two persons [un-named] who were to appear for abusing the bellman, might have a reprimand from the Chair; and that Richard Perrott of Newport and Thomas Prentice of Stewkley, if nominated to serve as chief constable, might, at their own request, be excused from so serving.  (Sess. R. 118/35)

The removal order of Samuel Coles and Mary his wife [see p. 461], was quashed insofar as it related to the wife, and confirmed insofar as it related to the husband. (Sess. R. 119/8)

Bridewell Calendars.

Aylesbury Dorithy Bural.  The Warrant for the committment of Dorithy Burral, widow, to the house of correction at Aylesbury stated that though able to work, she had deserted her children, leaving them a charge on the parish. She was to have the "full Correction of the House", and be dealt with as an "Incorigible Woman".  (Sess. R. 118/64.  Discharged, Sess. Min. I, p. 179)

Elizabeth Tallboys;  discharged.  (Sess. R. 118/51)

Buckingham John Pain, for killing a hare;  in custody.

Jane Smith, for stealing wood;  in custody. Sess. R. 118/50)

Chepping Wycombe Ann Purkens [Perkins];  in custody. (Discharged, Sess. Min. I, p. 179) William Bachelder; discharged. Joseph Dunton, Robert Whorton and Moses Davis;  discharged.

Mary Howard;  discharged.  (Sess. R. 118/55)

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Prisoners to_ appear.

John Stubbs, charged with bastardy;  William Beckett, for stealing a piece of bacon;  Peter Jordan, with disorderly conduct and assault.  (Sess. R. 118/53)

Examinations.

Thomas Noy Morris of Chepping Wycombe, vintner, said that Charles Brown had been trading as a pedlar in the said parish, and had been able to produce no licence for so doing. (Sess. R. 118/79)

Thomas Jackson was born at Dunton.  His last legal settlement was at Tring, co. Hertford.  (Sess. R. 118/71)

Writs.

Jury writ.  (Sess. R. 119/58)

Writ of capias, see Appendix No. II.  (Sess. R. 119/59)

MIDSUMMER SESSION

AT AYLESBURY

13th July, 1732 [6 George II]

Jurors for the body of the County.

p. 206.  James Bennett of Datchett, William Bishop of Aylesbury, Christopher Dean of Chesham, Thomas Dean and Bartholomew Humphrey, both of Dagnell-cum-Ringsoll, Thomas Leakey of Hugendon, John Linley of Chesham, John Mason of Hugendon, Samuel Parker of Marsh Gibbon, Thomas Radwell of Steeple Cleydon, John Ratnett of Hanslope, Edward Stanbridge and Henry Tillcock, both of Northall, Bartholomew Tipping of Wornall, Richard Titt of Ickford, Edward Wade of Marsworth, Robert West of Hanslope and Thomas Williamson of Newport Pagnell.

The following were not sworn: John Binfield of Iver, Robert Corbett of Hillsden, Thomas Cox of Long Crendon, Robert Critchton of Newport Pagnell, Joseph Hunt of Eaton, James Lee of West Wyccombe, William Man of Aylesbury, Samuel Verry of Wyrardsbury, Thomas Woorster of Cheddington.  (sess. R. 119/36)

Jurors for the cases against Thomas Towell, Edward Holness and George Maxwell.

Joseph Bell, Charles Capell, Thomas Coleshill senior, Richard Defrain, Robert Egleton, Samuel Freeman, Richard Holloway, Henry Jackson, John Kempster, Thomas Kempster, John Lusely, Robert Wheeler.  (Sess. R. 119/48.  No prosecution, Sess. Min. I, p. 190)

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Sacrament Certificates.

p. 207.  Produced by Samuel Talbott, officer of excise; certified by Edward Wake, minister, and William Stevenson, churchwarden of Monks Risborough and witnessed by John Fryer and Samuel Theed.  (Sess. R. 119/57)

John Duncalfe, officer of excise;  certified by L. Bankes, minister, and Gilbert Johnson-and Mathew Hartwe11, churchwardens, of Newport and witnessed by Thomas Cussins and William Allen, officer of excise.  (Sess. R. 119/55)

William Allen;  certified as for John Duncalfo and witnessed by John Duncalfo and Thomas Cussins.  (Sess. R. 119/56)

The above persons also took the statutory oaths.

The following took the oath of allogiance: Thomas Green, John Southam, Richard Adams, Thomas Cupper, John Tompkins, Richard Yates, Richard Barvell, William Buckland, John Lattemore, Searancke Bunn, John Grimsdale, William Guy and George Sexton.

On the 10th June, 1732, Edward Phip of Wyrardsbury, labourer, was convicted of cursing and swearing, "and not having goods and Chattells whereon to Levy the forfeiture was Set in the Stocks for the Space of two hours."  (Sess. R. 119/26)

Indictments.

John White of Aylesbury, for not keeping up his mounds next to the yard of John Edmonds.  (Sess. R. 119/35)

Thomas Bennett of Chalfont St. Gyles, for keeping a disorderly alehouse.  (Sess. R. 119/1)

John Drayton of Farnham Royall, for harbouring Patient Green and her family, vagabonds.  (Sess. R. 119/60)

William Perry, for assault on John Edkins.  (Sess. R. 119/33)

Presentment.

John Ridde of Petsoe End in the parish of Emberton, "for Stoking as a Cotcher [i. e. establishing himself as a cottager] having no Land attall."  (Sess. R. 119/28)

Francis Clements of Aylesbury, for laying dung in the highway.  (Sess. R. 120/37)

The Grand Jury had nothing to present.  (Sess. R. 119/43)

Petty constables sworn.

Aylesbury John West, ironmonger, and Philip Cox, vice

 Thomas Hobbs and Thomas Edmonds.

Fingest Christopher west vice Joshua Deane.

Hundridge John Ware vice John Downes

Marlow John Irwin, tithingman, vice Thomas Harris.

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p. 208.  Orders.

Thomas Read, Thomas Deeley, Thomas Cusins and Benjamin Hawes, keepers of the houses of correction at Aylesbury, Buckingham, Newport Pagnell and Chepping Wyccombe respectively, were each paid their quarter's salary.  (Sess. Min. I. p. 190)

William Holton, John Edmonds, Thomas Fowler and

p. 209.  Joseph Miller, the County bakers, were paid £1. 11s. 11d. £1. 4s. 6d., £1. 5s. 8d. and £1. 5s. 11d. respectively, for bread delivered by them to the County gaol for the poor prisoners. (Sess. Min. I, p. 190)

Wilson Williams, apothecary, and Noah Pitcher, surgeon, to the poor prisoners, were paid £6. 12s. 10d. and £4. 12s. 6d. respectively, for medicines and attendance.  (Sess. Min. I, p. 190)

p. 210.  Francis Woodcock, keeper of the County gaol, was paid £7. 10s. 0d. for providing food and necessaries for poor prisoners for one quarter.  He was also paid £10. 15s. 10d. for providing fire and candles for sick prisoners;  and for conveying debtors to the Assizes at Buckingham for their discharge, for which the gaoler was to be allowed one shilling per mile, [in pursuance of an Act of 2 George II, cap. xx, for the relief of insolvent debtors.]

He was also paid £5. 13s. 0d. for “fitting up two Rooms" in the County gaol, glazing the windows and providing locks and hinges.  (Sess. Min. I, p. 191)

p. 211.  The Rev. Nathaniel Bliss, curate of Aylesbury, was paid £2. l2s. 6d. for his quarter's salary for attending prisoners in the county gaol.

Bridgett Coleshill, widow, was paid £1. 10s. 0d. for maintaining, and 10s. 0d. for clothing James Absolam a County child, for one quarter.

Elizabeth, wife of Richard Taylor, was paid the like sums for John Anderson a County child.

John Ping, petty constable of Little Brickhill, was paid his quarter's salary of £20 for passing vagrants through the county.

p. 212.  William Hawkins, petty constable of Stoney Stratford West side, was paid his quarter's salary of £5 for the like service.

For the like service, the petty constables of Little Brickhill were paid £1. 3s. 0d., Brafield 16s. 6d., Datchett 14s. 6d., Denham 13s. 0d., Ickford 16s. 4d., stoke Goldington £2. 15s. 0d., Taplow 7s. 0d., Wooburne 9s. 6d. and

p. 213.  Weston Underwood 10s. 6d.

The petty constables of Castlethorp were paid £1 for carrying forces' baggage from Stoney Stratford to Northampton and those of Newport Pagnell were paid 7s. 6d. for the like service from Newport to Northampton.

The removal order of Mary, widow of John Nash of Quainton deceased, from Waddesden to Quainton, was respited until the next sessions.  (Sess. R. 119/41.  Sess. Min. I, p. 187)

P. 214.  The removal order of Thomas Jackson and Mary his wife, from Swanborne to Long Marston in the parish of Tring, co. Hertford, was quashed.  (Sess. Min.  I, p. 188)

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The removal order of John Wheeler, Jane his wife, and Hester Wheeler, aged 30 years, their daughter, from Chepping wyecombe to Great Marlow, was quashed.  (sess. R. 119/42.  Sees. Min. I, p. 189)

p. 215.  The removal order of John Gobbett and his wife and family from Chesham to Great Gaddesdon, co. Hertford, was quashed.  (Sess. R. 119/40.  Sess. Min. I, p. 187)

The removal order of John Benson aged 16 years, apprentice to the above John Gobbett, from Chesham to Bovingdon, co. Hertford, was quashod.  (Sess. R. 119/39.  Sess. Min. I, p. 187)

p. 216.  The removal order of Mary Marsh from Wavendon to wooburne, co. Bedford, was confirmed.  (Sess. R. 119/46. Sess. Min. I, p. l89)

The removal order of William Matthews aged 7 years, son of William Matthews, deceased, from Loughton to Bow Brickhill, was confirmed.  (Sess. Min. I, p. 189)

P. 217.  [blank]

p. 218.  The chief constables were to return lists of all these qualified to serve on juries, at the next sessions.

p. 219.  Richard Larner of Arscott, co. Oxon, exhibited his complaint: that on 16 March 1731-2 he had lost 20 quarters of malt on which he had paid duty, when a barge belonging to Bennett Gleads, and coming from Abingdon, co. Berks, to London, had sunk at Great Marlow.  £3. 2s. 0d. was refunded to him by the Court.

On the same occasion, Richard Taylor, Thomas Sansom and William Constable had each lost a like amount of malt, and a like sum was refunded to each.

p. 220.  On the same occasion William Edwards had lost 12 quarters of malt, Peter Legg 10 quarters, Henry Partee 36 quarters, and Charles Taylor 29 quarters.  They were refunded £1. 17s. 3d., £1. lls. 0d., £5. 11s. 9d. and £4. 10s. 0d. respectively.  (Sess. R. 119/24, 52-54.  Sess. Min. I, pp. 185-186)

The complaint of the Rev. Mr. Devereux Godwyn, Rector of Fawley, and that of the Rev. Mr. Clayton of Bierton, concerning poor rates in their respective parishes, were referred to the justices to determine at the next sessions.  (Sess. Min. I, pp. 185,189)

p. 221.  The writ of certiorari, for removing the indictments against Joseph Lofty of Cheneys, overseer of the poor, and against George Arnold and Deborah his wife, both of the same, was read.

The indictment against Anne Millington of Sherrington, for keeping a disorderly alehouse, was discharged ["forgave fees"].  (Sess. Min. I, p. 189)

A justice's note, probably concerning Ann Millington and Stephen Dexter, although neither is named: "See that no Information be laid against her for selling without a licence, by reason she did it Ignorantly ..... Dont let her give him any money to defray his Expences, but rather to Indict him for the Assault, which I desierd

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her to forbare at the Easter Sessions, not thinking he would have been such an ill malicious man against her, that did not doe any thing out of malice when Murder was cryed out and herself assaulted and bruised very much ..." (Sess. R.  119/47)

The recognizances of the inhabitants of Iver, and that of John Child of Newport Pagnell, to prosecute their respective traverses at this sessions, were respited until the next sessions.  (Sess. Min. I, p. 190)

p. 222.  The recognizance of William Nash Of Datchott, to appear to answer for bastardy, and the like recognizance of John Stubbs of Olney, were discharged.  (Sess. Min. I, p. l86)

Mary, wife of John Knight of Wemswold, co. Leicester, charged with stealing two pewter plates from William Symms of Chesham, was discharged from the County gaol, the indictment against her being found Ignoramus.  (sess. R. 120/5.  Sess. Min. I, p. 191)

The Clerk of the peace was to examine bills handed in to the Court for passing vagrants, and report on them at the next sessions.

The title-deeds and all papers relating to the Gaol, was to be delivered into the custody of the Clerk of the Peace.  (Sess. Min. I, p.  191)

"Whereas Several of his majesty's justices of the peace ... have been Prevailed upon by the Several Under Treasurers of the Maimed Soldiers Kings Bench and Marshalsea moneys raised in the upper Division of this County ... to make ... to Such Treasurers Several Great and Extraordinary Allowances which have been ... Inspected by this Court ... and thought very Extravagrant and Vnroasonable And Forasmuch as Some of the Treasurers of the Lower Division have had no allowance whatever", it was ordered that thereafter no allowance made should exceed the sum of 20 shillings.

The justices certified that the bridge lying over a stream, on the road leading from Iver to Denham, had been repaired by the Earl of Uxbridge, as Lord of the Manor of Ivor.  (Sess. R. 119/45.  Sess. Min. I. p. 175)

p. 223.  Indictments traversed.

Thomas Bennett, Joseph Lofty and George Arnold traversed their indictments.

John Cheese, indicted for assault at Michaelmas Sessions 1731, traversed his indictment.

p. 224. Recognizances entered into. (Sess. Min. I, pp. 185, 187)

Thomas Bennett of Chalfont St. Giles, Joseph Lofty and George Arnold, both of Cheneys, and John Cheese of Foskett, to prosecute their traverses at the next sessions.

Recognizances discharged.  (Sess. Min. I, pp. 183, 184)

Thomas Towil of Chesham, Edward Holness and George Maxwell, both of Newport Pagnell, Peter Parker of Chalfont St. Giles, and William Nash of Datchett.

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Henry Kirby of Aylesbury, carpenter, with William Kenning, victualler, and Henry Parker, labourer, both of the same, as sureties, to answer for assault on Joseph Sturman of the same, carpenter.  (Sess. R. 119/110)

Richard Brandon of Aylesbury, glazier, with Richard De Fraine, victualler, and Samuel Veery, barber, both of the same, as sureties, to answer for assault on Elizabeth Rodwell, widow.  (Sess. R. 119/22)

Henry Fenner, labourer, Thomas Edmonds, yeoman, and William Lee, carpenter, all of Aylesbury, for Mary, wife of the said Henry Fonner, to answer for assault on Elizabeth, wife of Richard Gray of the same, labourer. (Sess. R. 119/21)

Francis North of Aylesbury, barber, with George Goldfinch of the same, and the above Samuel Veery, as sureties, to answer for assault on Mary, wife of William Man of the same, blacksmith.  (Sess. R. 119/20)

Thomas Bennett of Chalfont St. Giles, victualler, with Roger King of the same, yeoman, and William Wharley of Chalfont St. Peters, Miller, as sureties, to answer to Peter Parker of Chalfont St. Giles, mealman, for fishing in his millpond.  (Sess. R. 119/19)

Peter Parker and William Clifton accused Thomas Bennett of fishing in the said Parker's mill-pond. Bennett said that he had been fishing in a pond belonging to James Garrett of St. Giles Chalfont.  (Sess. R. 119/7, 38, 44)

John Edkins, to prosecute William Perry of Leekham- stead for assault.  William Perry to appear.  (Sess. R. 119/17, 18)

Richard Amond of Chesham, with Thomas Alderidge of Aylesbury and William Amond of Amersham as sureties, to answer for assault on Ann Garraway of Chesham.  (Sess. R. 119/16)

Thomas Baker of Brill, farmer, to prosecute William Wood and John Lucas, farmer, both of the same, for assault.  The said Wood and Lucas, to appear.  (Sess. R. 119/5, 14, 15)

Francis North of Aylesbury, barber, with William Collins, maltster, and Richard Defrane, victualler, both of the same, as sureties, to answer to Mary his wife. (Sess. R. 119/11)

Daniel Robinson of Thame, co. Oxon, drover, with Thomas Robinson of the same and Henry Turner of Bledlow, as sureties, to answer for assault on Robert King [Keen] junior.  (Sess. R. 119/6)

Richard Spratley junior, butcher, and Thomas Cox, wheelwright, both of Wooburn, to answer to Lewis Davis of the same for stealing his ducks.  (Sess. R. 119/3, 4)

Mary Weaver of Datchet, spinster, with Henry Howard of the same, carpenter, and Edward Evans of New Windsor, co. Berks, as sureties, to answer for assaulting Benjamin Durant, constable of Datchot.  (Sess. R. 119/2)

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Joseph Lofty of Cheynes, husbandman, and George Arnold of the same, victualler, and Deborah his wife, with John Boarder of the same, husbandman, and Joseph Rowhgan of Chesham, victualler, as sureties, to be of good behaviour, and to appear.  (Sess. R. 119/13)

William Sims of Chesham, victualler, to prosecute Mary Knight for stealing two pewter plates out of his house.  (Sess. R. 119/12)

John Perry of Hanslopp, maltster, overseer of the poor, to answer for refusing to pay John Parker his wages. (Sess. R. 119/23)

Bridewell Calendars.

Aylesbury No-one in custody.  (Sess. R. 119/9)

Buckingham John Payne, for killing a hare; discharged. (Sess. R. 119/49)

Chepping Wycomb Robert Kebble; in custody.  (sess. R. 119/ 37)

Prisoners to appear.

John Stubbs, Francis North, Richard Almond [Amond] and Mary Knight.  (Sess. R. 119/25)

Mary Knight said that John Knight, her husband, was “a pentioner to Chelsea Hospitall”, and that they had travelled about the country since the end of February, 1732, “Selling of Mousetrapps in order to the bettering their liveing in the world”.  William Simms of Chesham, victualler, accused Mary Knight of stealing 2 pewter plates from him, during the time that she and her husband lodged at his house, which she endeavoured to sell to Bridgett Rolt, mother of Robert Rolt of Chesham, brasier. (Sess. R. 119/50, 51)

Writs.

Jury writs for the cases against John Cheese and Thomas Bennett.  (Sess. R. 120/14-16)

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MICHAELMAS SESSION

AT BUCKINGHAM

5th October, 1732 [6 George II]

Jurors for the body of the county.

p. 225.  George Butcher and William Butcher of Great Horwood, John Clark of Steeple Cleydon, Thomas Emmerson of Fenny Stratford, Stephen Graves of Shalston, William Hawthorne of Lee, Richard Herbert of Fenny Stratford, Thomas King of Nash, Robert Lucas of Sympson, William Symonds of Hulcott, Thomas Tame of East Cleydon-cum-Bottle, William Turpin of Ratcliff-cum-Chalkmore, Thomas Welch and Joseph Worrall (Woorall) both of Hogshaw-cum-Fulbrooke.

The following were not sworn:- John Dyar of Eaton, Thomas Emerton of Nash [“dead”], William Hurst of Datchett [“no such person”], William Lovett of Chesham Bois, John Millward of East Cleydon-cum-Bottle, Thomas Rutland junior of Granborough [“dead”], John Slater of Horton [“in Middlesex”], and William Worster and Joseph Wright, both of Buckland.  (Sess. R. 120/34)

Jurors for the cases against Thomas Bennett, the inhabitants of Iver and John Child.

John Airis, Thomas Carter, William Clarke, John Corbett, John Drudge, William Grainge, Richard Jackman, Charles Nurse, John Nurse, Ralph Pursell, Thomas Ward, Lambeth Warr.

Jurors for the case against John Cheese.

Thomas Airis, Thomas Carter, John Corbett, William Dancer, John Drudge, John Holt, Thomas Lee, Robert North, John Nurse, Ralph Pursell, Robert Stutchbrey, Thomas Warr.

p. 226.  In the case against John Cheese, for assault on James Porter, the samekjurors were sworn, except that Matthew Woolhead replaced Thomas Airis.

Jurors for the case against William Mabley.

Thomas Airis, Thomas Carter, William Clarke, John Corbett, William Dancer, John Drudge, William Holbey, Henry Jones, Charles Nurse, John Nurse, Ralph Pursell, Thomas Warr.  (Sess. R. 120/33)

Sacrament Certificate.

Produced by the Rev. William Beasley, Rector of Cheddington, Clerk and Prebendary of Bartonshaws in the Cathedral church of Hereford; certified by William Mason, minister, and John Theed, churchwarden, of Mentmore; witnessed by John Theed of Mentmore, gentleman, and George Holmes of Cheddington.  (Sess. R. 120/36)

William Beasley also took the statutory oaths.

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Indictments.

William Franks of Waddesden, yeoman, chief constable, for not executing a justice’s warrant for the arrest of John Cripps to answer for bastardy with Jane powell. (Sess. R. 120/8)

Francis Clements of Aylesbury, for laying dung in the highway.  (Sess. R. 119/32)

John Saunders of Wooburne, sawyer, for assault on William Denham.  (Sess. R. 120/13)

Charles Thompson and John Eddins, both of Weston Underwood for stealing eleven ducks from Edward Seyton. (Sess. R. 119/31)

William Mabley of Aston Sanford, husbandman, for stealing “a Parcell of Beans in the Straw” from John Lamburne.  (Sess. R. 120/4)

Presentments.

Thomas Gibbs of Addington, Thomas Costin of Great Brickhill, William Underwood of Bletchley, John Lancaster of Milton Keynes and

p. 227.  John Ive of Hedgerly, for not returning lists of those qualified to serve on juries.

John Burton of Stony Stratford, for pound-breaking.

John Sandford of Little Marlow, for not repairing the highway.  (Sess. R. 120/43)

The Grand Jury had nothing to present.  (Sess. R. 120/32)

Petty constables sworn.

Chalfont St. Gyles: John Wotton and Thomas Martin vice Robert Hill and Frederick Nash.

Chalfont St. Peters: Thomas Eustace and John Craft vice [blank].

Monks Risborough:  William Clark vice William Fennemore.

Orders.

Thomas Read, Thomas Deeley, Thomas Cusins and Benjamin Hawes, keepers of the houses of correction at Aylesbury, Buckingham, Newport Pagnell and Chepping Wyccombe respectively, were paid their quarter’s salary.

Wilson Williams, apothecary, to the poor prisoners, was paid £2. l8s. 8d. for medicines and attendance.  (Sess. Min. I, p. 202)

p. 228.  Francis Woodcock, keeper of the County gaol, was paid £7. 10s. 0d. for providing food and necessaries for poor prisoners for one quarter.  He was also paid £6. 7s. 6d. for conveying prisoners to the Assizes at Buckingham, providing a guard for them, and providing fire and candles for sick prisoners.  (Sess. Min. I, p. 202)

p. 229.  Mr. Thomas Sheppard, undersheriff, was paid £25 for his services to the Court during his time of office.

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to Joseph Mason, clerk and receiver to the Lord Chief Justice Raymond, for “exhibition money” to the King’s Bench and the Marshalsea, and his acquittance payable yearly from the Court.  (Sess. Min. I, p. 202)

The Rev. Nathaniel Bliss, curate of Aylesbury, was paid his quarter’s salary of £2. 12s. 6d. for attending prisoners in the County gaol.

p. 230.  Elizabeth, wife of Richard Taylor, was paid £1. 10s. 0d. for maintaining and 10s. 0d. for clothing John Anderson a County child, for one quarter.

Bridgett Coleshill, widow, was paid the like sums for James Absolam a County child.  (Sess. Min. I, p. 202)

John Ping, petty constable of Little Brickhill, was paid his quarter’s salary of £20 for passing vagrants through the county.

p. 231.  William Hawkins, petty constable of Stoney Stratford West side, was paid his quarter’s salary of £5 for the like service.

For the like service the petty constables of Astwood were paid 12s. 0d., Bledlow 18s. 0d., Denham £1. 14s. 0d., Haddenham £1. 1s. 0d., Langley 5s. 0d., Stoke Goldington 5s. 0d., Taplow 6s. 6d.

p. 232.  and Ravenstone 15s. 0d.

John Ping was also paid £3. 5s. 0d. for providing nursing for Sarah Jones, a vagrant being passed from Aspley co. Bedford to Llandilovam, co. Carmarthen [Llandilo’rfan co. Brooknock] and her now-born child; and for buryiug them, since they both died while in his custody.

pp. 232-233.  The surveyors of highways of Denham were paid 15s. 0d. for repairing Denham High Bridge.  (Sess. Min. I, p. 199)

p. 233.  The petty constables of Aylesbury were paid 17s. 6d. for carrying forces’ baggage from Aylesbury to Fenny Stratford, £1 for the like service from Aylesbury to Chepping Wyccombe and

p. 234.  £1. ls. 0d. for the like service from Aylesbury to Stoney Stratford;

those of Stoney Stratford were paid 14s. 0d. for the like service from Stoney Stratford to Dunstable;

those of Newport Pagnell were paid £1. 8s. 0d. for the like service from Newport to Dunstable and those of Whaddon were paid £1. 4s. 0d. for the like service from Stoney Stratford to Aylesbury.

The removal order of Anne Styles, spinster, from Fingest to Monks Risborough, was confirmed.  (Sess. R. 120/51. Sess. Min. I, p. 199)

p. 235.  The removal order of John Laurance, Dorothy his wife, and Mary aged 6 years, John aged 4 years, and Joseph aged 7 months, their children, from the parish of Chepping Wyccombe to the borough of the same, was quashed.  (Sess. R. 120/49. Sess. Min. I, p. 200)

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p. 236.  The removal order of Thomas Fowler from Chepping wyccombe to Downham, co. Norfolk, was confirmed.  (Sess. R. 120/50. Sess. Min. I, p. 200)

The removal order of George Middleton and Elizabeth his wife, from Towersey to Stoke, co. Oxon, was confirmed. (Sess. R. 120/47. Sess. Min. I, p. 201)

p. 237.  The removal order of James Atkins, Mary his wife, and Elizabeth aged 8 years, Mary aged 6 years and Anne aged 3 years, their children, from Chepping Wyccombe to West Wyccombe, was confirmed.  (Sess. R. 120/48. Sess. Min. I, p. 201)

The surveyors of highways of Weston Turvile and

p. 238.  those of winslow, in pursuance of an Act of 3 and 4 William and Mary, cap. xii, for repairing the highways were to levy a rate of 6d. in the £1 on the inhabitants of their respective parishes, for that purpose.  (Sess. Min. I, p. 201)

On the occasion of the sinking of Bennett Glead’s barge [see p. 219], Thomas Tow of London had lost 40 quarters of malt, on which duty had been paid.  The sum of £6. 4s. 0d. was refunded to him.  (Sess. R. 120/45. Sess. Min. I, p. 199)

p. 239.  The Clerk of the Peace was to examine bills handed in to the Court for passing vagrants through the county, and report on them at the next sessions.

William Hayton, County Treasurer, was paid £20 for his services to the Court since Michaelmas 1731.  (Sess. Min. I, p. 202)

p. 240.  Indictments and traverses tried, traversed and confessed.  (sess. Min. I, pp. 200, 201)

John Saunders pleaded Guilty [see p. 226] and was fined one shilling.  William Mabley was found Not Guilty [see p. 226] and discharged.

Mary, wife of John Harris, indicted for assault at Easter 1732, traversed her indictment.

Thomas Bennett, indicted for keeping a disorderly alehouse at Midsummer 1732, John Child, indicted for assault at Easter 1732, the inhabitants of Iver, indicted for not repairing the highways at Easter 1732 and William Mabley, were all found Not Guilty and discharged.

John Cheese was found Guilty of assault on Thomas Walker, and fined twenty shillings; mitigated to one shilling;

p. 241.  and for assault on James Porter he was fined 50 shillings; mitigated to one shilling.

Fines.

The fines of those convicted on pp. 240 and 241.

Charles Tompson of Emberton and John Eddins of Olney, for failing to appear to answer to Edward Seyton, £20 each.

George Tompson and Michael Rohurst, sureties for Charles Tompson and John Eddins respectively, £10 each. (Sess. Min. I, p. 198)

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Recognizance entered into

John Harris of Fulmor, for Mary his wife to prosecute her traverse.  (Sess. Min. I, p. 199)

Edward Seyton, to prosecute John Edins (Eddins) and Charles Tomson for felony.  The said Edins and Tomson to appear.  (Sess. R. 120/18, 20, 21)

Recognizances respited.  (Sess. Min. I, p. 197)

James Jacobs of Langley Marrish, labourer, with Thomas Virgo of Horton, yeoman, and Michael Ride of Langley Marrish, smith, as sureties, to answer to Sherrington Grosvenor junior, gentleman.  (Sess. R. 120/25)

p. 242.  Martha Mathews of Colnbrook, manteau-maker, with John Mathews and William, Mathews, both of Egham, co. Surrey, smiths, as sureties, to be of good behaviour, and to appear.  (Sess. R. 120/26)

John Ball of Wendover, bricklayer, with John Johnson of the same, labouror, as surety, to keep the peace towards Sarah Ward, and to appear.  (Sess. R. 120/28)

Recognizances discharged.  (Sess. Min. I, pp. 197, 198)

Thomas Bennett of Chalfont St. Giles, John Cheese of Foskett, and Edward Eddins of Weston.

William Denham of Wooburne to prosecute, and Henry Crisp, tailor and Richard Frume, victualler, both of the same, to give evidence against John Saunders of the same for assault on the said William Denham.  John Saunders with Robert Ridle of Wooburne as surety, to appear. (Sess. R. 120/29-31)

Nathaniel Munday of Turvile, labouror,.with John Miller of Henley-upon-Thames, lace-spinner, as surety, to answer for bastardy with Katherine Janes of Turvile, singlewoman.  (Sess. R. 120/27)

Catherine Janes named Nathaniel Monday as the father of her child.  She lodged at his mother’s house, “Strawberrie Grove in Turville”.  (Sess. R. 120/55)

Robert Bishop of Westlington in the parish of Dinton, weaver, with William Hurst of Dinton, blacksmith, and Edward Hughes of Monks Risborough, weaver, as sureties, to answer for assault on Mary Hern, his maidservant. (Sess. R. 120/24)

John Lamburne of Aston Sandford, farmer, to prosecute William Mabley for felony, and also for Elizabeth his wife to give evidence concerning the said felony.  William Mabley, with John Williams and John Stevens, both of Aston Sandford, yeomen, and Thomas Money of Aylesbury, farmer, as sureties, to appear.  (Sess. R. 120/22, 23)

The inhabitants of Aston Sandford “do well know William Mabley”, who stood charged with stealing beans from John Lamburne, “and he has been intrusted by Most of his Neighbours in diverse of their publick affairs, which he has always performed in a very honest and fair way, and we do believe that the charge against him is

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falsely grounded and vexatious”.  (Sess. R. 120/44)

William Mabley denied that he had stolen beans from John Lamburne; he had found the beans on the highway. (Sess. R. 120/56)

Elizabeth, wife of John Lamburne, said that “about eight or nine of the Clock in the Evening, as she was sitting upon some beans on the homermost single land or the homermost single land but one, in one of the Common fields of Aston Sanford called the Great field, in a furlong there called Pasture hedge furlong, she saw William Mabley, by the light of the Moon which then shon very bright, take from the homermost land of the acre of ground of John Lamburne in the said furlong, an Armfull of beans ...” (Sess. R. 120/57)

Thomas Edins (Eddins) and Jeremiah French, both of Emberton, to give evidence concerning a theft of ducks from Edward Seyton.  (Sess. R. 120/17,19)

Edward Seyton of Weston accused Charles Thompson and John Edins of stealing his ducks.  Jeremy France, servant to John Sheppard of Emberton, had seen the said Edins and Thompson with a sack containing ducks.  Thomas Edings (Edins) had bought ducks from the said John Edins and Thompson.  (Sess. R. 120/52-54)

Miscellaneous documents.

Warrant for the arrest of John Crips.  (Sess. R. 120/7)

The matters in difference between Catherine Bezar and Martha Mathews, and between Robert Bishop and Mary Hern, were settled amicably out of Court.  (Sess. R. 120/35,38)

Order of the justices, that whereas the Rev. Mr. Ralph Clayton, vicar of Beirton, was much overcharged in his parochial rates, his taxation should be reduced from £27 p.a. to £20 p.m.  [see p. 220]. (Sess. R. 120/39)

The rent for the Gaol was henceforth to be paid annually.  (Sess. Min. I, p. 202)

Bridewell Calendars.

Aylesbury Roger Thomson and Mary Roberts, both discharged.  (Sess. R. 120/41)

Buckingham No-one in custody.  (Sess. R. 120/40)

Chepping Wycomb Richard Kebble and John George; both discharged.

Mary Pulmer; in custody.  (Sess. R. 120/42 Discharged, Sess. Min. I, p. 199)

Warrant for the commitment of Mary pulmer, a vagrant brought by a Pass from St. Albans, co. Hertford, to Chesham, to the house of correction at Chepping Wycombe.  (Sess. R. 120/46)

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AT AYLESBURY

11th January, 1732-3 [6 George II]

Jurors for the body or the County.

p. 243.  Richard Baker, Matthew Bothwins, William Boveington, John Bradford, Thomas Cleydon, Richard Greenwood, William Hawkins, William Hewett, Edward Hitchcock, Edward Lambourne, Thomas Medwin, John Moreton, Richard Newman, Samuel Seare, Thomas Standbridge, John Towersey and John Wade.

Jurors for the case against Mary, wife of John Harris.

Charles Capell, William Collins, Thomas Edmonds, William Edmonds junior, Matthew Ginger, William Holton, Peter Hughes, John Jordan, Thomas Kempster senior, William Partridge, Nicholas Simms, William Wheeler.

Jurors for the case against [blank].

Thomas Bates, Charles Capell, William Carter, William Collins, William Edmonds senior, Isaac Eggleton, Thomas Fenner, William Holton, John Jordan, Thomas Kempster senior, John Loosley and John White.

p. 244.  Sacrament certificates.

Produced by Thomas Parr, esquire: certified by Thomas Jenkinson, minister, and Edmund Carter, churchwarden, of Datchett and witnessed by John Oliver and John Gallymore. (Sess. R. 121/40)

George Wharton of Sherington: certified by Leonard Sedgwick, minister, and Thomas Sheene, churchwarden, of Thornton and witnessed by Alexander Gunn of Stony Stratford, and William Hawkins.  (Sess. R. 121/38)

Alexander Gunn: certified as for George Wharton and witnessed by George Wharton and William Hawkins.  (Sess. R. 121/41)

Thomas Whaldron [Waldron]: certified by William Nuboult, minister, and Samuel Cooke and George Higgs, churchwardens, of Wingrave and witnessed by Joseph Simmons and John Harley.  (Sess. R. 121/37)

Those producing sacrament certificates took the statutory oaths.  Jeffery Elkins took the oath of allegiance.

Indictments.

John Ridde of Petsoe End in the parish of Emberton, for Greeting an unlawful cottage.  (Sess. R. 119/27)

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Francis Feasy [Fairsey] of Wingrave, for breaking and entering Elizabeth Payne’s house.  (Sess. R. 121/27)

John Barnes and John Kent of Olney, for assault on Bartholomew Course.  (Sess. R. 121/28)

The same, for stealing fowls from Joseph Albright. (Sess. R. 121/19)

Benjamin Thorp and Joseph Wright, for assault on Edmund Grove and William Clarke.  (Sess. R. 121/12, 15, 18, 31)

Thomas Parslow senior and Thomas parslow junior, both of Monks Risborough, for erecting an unlawful cottage. (Sess. R. 120/3)

Joseph Payne senior, Joseph Payne junior and John Payne, for assault on Francis Feasey.  (Sess. R. 12l/29)

George Bell of Chittwood, labourer and petty constable, for making no presentments.  (Sess. R. 121/42. Easter 1733.  In English)

p. 245.  Presentments.

Thomas Bowler of Burnham, yeoman, for being a common disturber of the peace.

George Bell of Chittwood, petty constable, for making no presentments.

Thomas Parslow senior and Thomas Parslow junior, for erecting an unlawful cottage on common land, and dwelling therein.  (Sess. R. 121/43)

Petty constables sworn.

Great Marlow William White, tithingman, vice [blank].

Wingrave William Hurndall vice William Whitehall.

Weedon Thomas Ellis vice Charles Holloway.

Orders.

Thomas Read, Thomas Deeley, Thomas Cusins and Benjamin Hawes, keepers of the houses of correction at Aylesbury, Buckingham, Newport Pagnell and Chepping Wyccombe respectively, were each paid £7. 10s. 0d. for their quarter’s salary.

P. 246.  William Holton, Thomas Fowler, John Edmonds and Joseph Miller, bakers, were paid £2. 11s. 6d., £2. 4s. 10d. £2. 12s. 8d. and £2. 2s. 0d. respectively, for bread delivered by them to the County Gaol for the poor prisoners. (Sess. Min. I, p. 210)

p. 247.  Wilson Williams, apothecary and Noah Pitcher, surgeon, to the poor prisoners, were paid £18. 1s. 7d. and £5. 17s. 6d. respectively, for medicines and attendance. (Sess. Min. I, pp. 210, 211)

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Francis Woodcock, keeper of the County gaol, was paid £7. 10s. 0d. for providing food and necessaries for poor prisoners for one quarter.  He was also paid £15. 16s. 8d. for providing fire and candles for sick prisoners, and burying Matthew Lee, John Wheeler and John Clarke, debtors, who had died in his custody.  (Sess. Min. I, p. 210)

p. 248.  The Rev. Nathaniel Bliss, curate of Aylesbury, was paid his quarter’s salary of £2. 12s. 6d. for attending prisoners in the County gaol.

Elizabeth, wife of Richard Taylor, was paid £1. 10s. 0d. for maintaining, and 10s. 0d. for clothing John Anderson a County child, for one quarter.

Bridgett Coleshill, widow, was paid the like sum for James Absolam a County child.  (Sess. R. Min.I, p. 210)

p. 249.  Benjamin Burroughs, esquire, was paid £4. for supplying the County gaol with water for one year.  (Sess. Min. I, p. 211)

Thomas Read, Keeper of the house of correction at Aylesbury, was paid £2. 5s. 0d. for providing nursing for Mary Wait, a prisoner, who was “visited with Sickness whereof she dyed”, and for burying her.  (Sess. Min. I, p. 211)

John Ping, petty constable of Little Brickhill, was paid his quarter’s salary of £20 for passing vagrants through the county.

p. 250.  William Hawkins, petty constable of Stoney Stratford West Side, was paid his quarter’s salary of £5 for the like service.

For the like service the petty constables of Aylesbury were paid 6s. 0d., Little Brickhill 12s. 0d., Colnbrooke 7s. 6d., chesham £1. 4s. 6d., Denham £1. 10s. 0d.

p. 251.  Drayton 2s. 6d., Edlesborough 5s. 0d., Grove 4s. 0d., Newport Pagnell 9s. 0d., Nash 7s. 0d., Stoke Goldington £1. 5s. 6d., Tingewick 9s. 0d., and Wavendon £1. 6s. 0d.

The petty constables of Akeley were paid 12s. 0d. for carrying forces’ baggage from Buckingham to Thame, co. Oxon.

p. 252.  Those of Chepping Wyccombe were paid, for the like service from Chepping Wyccombe to Maidenhead, co. Berks, 16s. 0d. and from Chepping Wyccombe to Aylesbury 17s. 6d.

Those of Emberton were paid 7s. 0d. for the like service from Olney to Wellingborough, co. Northampton.

Those of Leckkhampstead 12s. 0d.

p. 253.  Those of Loughton were paid £1. 4s. 0d. for the like service from Stoney Stratford to Aylesbury.

Those of Milton were paid 8s. 0d. for the like service from Fenny Stratford to Olney.

Those of Newport Pagnell were paid for the like service from Newport to Northampton £2, from Newport to Dunstable £1. 10s. 0d. and from Newport to Biggleswade, co. Bedford, 18s. 0d.

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service from Stoney Stratford to Northampton.

Those of Shalstone were paid 17s. 0d. for the like service from Buckingham to Daventry, co. Northampton.

Those of Thornborough were paid 9s. 0d. for the like service from Buckingham to Thame, co. Oxon.

p. 254.  Those of Wavendon, 8s. 0d. They were also paid £1. 10s. 0d. for the like service from Wavendon to Hempstead, co. Hertford. Those of Weston underwood were paid 5s. 3d. for the like service from Olney to Wellingborough, co. Northampton.

The removal order of Robert, son of Hannah, wife of Thomas Impoy, but lately Hannah Mann, singlewoman, from Ivinghee to Edlesborough, was confirmed.

p. 255.  The removal order of Mary Bowler, widow, and Sarah and George, her children, from penn to Chepping Wyccombe, was respited until the next sessions.  (Sess. Min. I, p. 208)

The removal order of John Keen and Mary his wife, from Chesham to Cheynes, was respited until the next Sessions.  (Sess. Min. I, p. 208)

p. 256.  Whereas William Sills of Becconsfeild, yeoman, had absented himself from the said parish leaving his wife and six children dependent on the parish: and whereas he was seized of the George Inn in Becconsfeild, in lease to Catharine Fuller at the rent of £20 p.a.: it was ordered that the overseers of Becconsfeild should receive the rent, for the support of the said William Sills’ family.  (Sess. Min. I, p. 210)

pp. 256-257.  The appeal of Samuel Theed of Princes Risborough, tallow-chandler, against an order of the justices, whereby he was ordered to pay a fine of £20 for offences against the Excise laws, was discharged, Samuel Theed having failed to appear to prosecute the said appeal.  (See p. 172. Sess. Min. I, p. 209)

p. 257.  The surveyors of highways of Stewkley, in pursuance of an Act of 3 and 4 William and Mary, cap. xii, for repairing the highways, were to levy a rate of 6d. in the £1 on the inhabitants for that purpose, (sess. Min. I, p. 210)

p. 258.  The complaint of John Woolwyn of Saunderton, concerning poor rates, was referred to the justices to determine at the next sessions.  (Sess. Min. I, p. 207)

pp. 258-259.  whereas George Barton of Aylesbury, glover, had absented himself from the said parish, leaving Anstice his wife, and one child, dependent on the parish: and whereas he had an estate of the value of £2. 17s. 6d. per annum, at Little Horwood, in the occupation of Edward Dytum, it was ordered that the overseers of Aylesbury should receive the annual rent, for the support of the said George Barton's family.  (Sess. Min. I, p. 209)

p. 260.  Indictments and traverses tried, traversed and confessed.

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Mary, wife of John Harris of Fulmer, was found Guilty of assault, and fined £2. 0s. 0d.  (Sess. Min. I, p. 207)

Francis Feasey and John Ridde traversed their indictments.

Benjamin Thorpe and Joseph Wright were found Guilty of assault on Edmund Grove, and each fined one shilling: for assault on William Clarke they were each fined one shilling.  (sess. Min. I, p. 209)

John Kent, indicted for assault, traversed his indictment.

p. 261.  The same John Kent was found Not Guilty of petty larceny.  (Sess. Min. I, pp. 208, 210)

Fines.

The fines of those convicted on p. 260.

Recognizances entered into.

John Kent of Olney, Francis Feasey of Wingrave and John Ridde of Petsoe End, to traverse their indictments. (Sess. Min. I, p. 209)

p. 262. Recognizances respited.  (Sess. Min. I, pp. 205, 206)

James Jacobs, Thomas Virgoe and Michael Ride [see p. 241]. Martha Matthews, John Matthews and William Matthews [see p. 242].

John Mitchell of Chepping Wyccombe, butcher, with Philip Loder and Mary Mitchell, both of the same, as sureties, to answer to the overseers of the same for bastardy with Ann Shrimpton.  (Sess. R. 121/11)

Anne Shrimpton of Chepping Wyccombe, singlewoman, said that John Mitchell was the father of her child. Elizabeth Grainge, midwife, had been told that “Julian, servant to Lord Shelburne, was the father.” (Sess. Min. I, p. 207)

Jane Moody of Eaton, with Alice Topping of the same as surety, to answer to Susan Hill.  (Sess. R. 121/34)

George Fellows of Colnbrooke, with Henry Hosey and Charles Saltmarsh, both of the same, as sureties, to answer to Priscilla his wife.  (Sess. R. 121/16)

John Barnes of Olney, labourer, with Joseph Clarke of the same as surety, to answer for felony.

Recognizances discharged.  (Sees. Min. I, pp. 205, 206

Francis Feasey, with John Keene of Wingrave, yeoman, as surety, to answer to Joseph Paine and Elizabeth Paine. (Sess. R. 121/30)

Richard Davis of Denham, with Edward Trenly [Frenly] and Thomas Bond, innholder, both of the same, as sureties, to answer for assault on Sarah his wife.  (Sess. R. 121/33}

Edward Dearle of Datchett, horse-dealer, and George Harper of the same, cobbler, for James Dearle of the same to appear.  (Sess. R. 121/36}

Henry Blyeth of Cheynis, maltster, with Jeremiah Puttiford of the same, labourer, as surety, to answer for refusing to pay John Keen of Chesham his wages.  (Sess. R. 121/20)

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Epiphany Session, 11th January,1732-3 [6 George II]

Robert Barley of Datchett, gardener, and David Stone of the same, labourer, with John Dell and George Stone, both of the same.  farmers, as sureties, to answer for assault on William Haynes of Horton, yeoman.  (sess. R. 121/10)

Thomas Roberts of Iver, gentleman, and James Urlwin of the same, yeoman, to answer for not obeying a warrant of the justices.  (Sess. R. 12l/17)

Benjamin Thorp of Great Missenden, chandler, with John Thorp of the same, chandler, as surety: to answer for assault on Edmund Grove of penn, yeoman.  Edmund Grove, to prosecute Benjamin Thorp.  (Sess. R. 121/13, 32)

Joseph Albright of chichly, to prosecute John Kent and John Barnes both of Qlney, for hen-stealing.  The said Kent and Barnes, to appear.  John Pilgrim of Cnichly, to give evidence concerning the said theft. (sess. R. 121/6-9)

John Harris, John Ball, John Johnson, Joseph Wright and John Hoare.

Prisoners to appear.

[blank] Cooper, for breaking Mrs. Baldwin’s windows. Anthony Bell, for assault on Ann his wife. Matthew Lee.

(Sess. R. 121/59)

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APPENDIX

Justices of the Peace for the county mentioned

in the Session Books between:

Midsummer \ill\ and Epiphany 1732-3

[Note \ill\ list is not indexed]

Abell, Richard, \ill\ 1726-37

Andrews, Henry, 1724-32

Baker, Daniel senior, 1724-28

Baker, Daniel junior, 1726-32

Bedder, Edward, 17\ill\-29, 1732

Bowyer, William 1730-32

Bridgwater, Scroope, Earl of, 1726

Bru\ill\, George, 1728-32.

Burrell, the Reverend Alexander, 1725, 1726

Burroughs, Benjamin, 1731-32

Busby, Thomas, D\ill\ of Laws, 1724-32

Chamberlaine, Thomas, 1724

Chapman, Thomas 1724-32

Cobham, Sir Richard, Viscount, 1724-25, 1728

Collins, George, 1724-32

Coventry, Thomas, 1724-27, 1729-32

Cross, Henry, 1724-32

Dashwood, Francis, 1724

Duncombe, John, 1731

Duncombe, William, 1724-32

Essington, John, 1726

Etheridge, Sir James, knight, 1728

Eyre, Thomas, 1724-31

Farrer, Denis,1727, 1729, 1731

Franks, Hillersden, 1730

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Appendix I [continued]

Gore, William, 1724-27, 1732

Gould, Henry, 1724-30, 1732

Grassingham, F., 1732

Guise, Sir John, baronet, 1724, 1726-27

Halsey, Edmund, 1728

Hamilton, John, 1726

Hampden, Richard,1727

Hancock, Rupert, 1724-25

Hanmer, Job, 1726-32

Harcourt, Phillip, 1727, 1729-32

Harcourt, Thomas, 1729

Hartley, William senior, 1724-32

Hartley, William junior, 1729-32

Hayton, William, 1726-27, 1729

Hensbergh, Lelio, 1725-32

Herbert, John, 1732

Hill, Sir Roger, knight, 1724, 1726-27

Ingoldesby, Thomas, 1724-27

Johnson, William,.  1725

Lambourne, Richard, 1725-26

Lee, Sir Thomas, baronet, 1724, 1726-27

Lee, William, 1724,1726

Ligoe, Francis, 1724-32

Ligoe, Thomas, 1726

Lowndes, Charles, 1726, 1727, 1729-31

Lowndes, Richard, 1729, 1731, 1732

Lowndes, Robert, 1724-27

Mayne, Simon, 1724

Mell, Richard, 1725

Merwyn, Nicholas, 1725, 1729, 1732

Parr, Thomas, 1726-32

Perreyman, John, 1724-31

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Appendix I [continued]

Pilsworth, Charles, 1724-26, 1729-32

Rivett, John, 1727, 1732

Rogers, John, 1724-27

Russell, John, 1724-27

Saunders, Richard, 1726-32

Saunders, Thomas, 1724-28

Shelburne, the Earl of, 1730

Sheriff, John, of Limerick, 1726

Shrimpton, Ferdinando, 1725, 1729

Shrimpton, Richard, 1726-27

Sill, Shuckburgh, 1729-32

Smales, John, 1725

Somner, Henry, 1726

Somner, James, 1724-28

Stanhope, Sir William, Knight of the Bath,

1724, 1726-28

Stehn, George, 1725-32

Tash, Hatton, 1724-32

Thayer, John, 1724, 1726-29

Tipping, William, 1725

Tomlinson, Joseph, 1732

Towers, Christopher, 1729,1732

Townshend, John, bailiff, 1725-26

Turney, Bernard, 1724-30, 1732

Turnham, Thomas, 1726

Tyrringham, Francis, 1724-27, 1729-32

Uthwat, Richard, 1732

Waller, Edmund, 1724-27

Waller, Harry, 1726-27

Ware, John, 1732

Welles, John of Wavendon, 1727

Welles, Samuel, 1728-32

Williams, John, 1729

Young, Benjamin, 1726-30

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Appendix I [continued]

Sheriffs of the County

1724 - 1732

1724: Martin Basill

1724: Richard Smith

1725: Thomas Uthwat

1726: Richard Sydenham

1727: Francis Tyrringham

1728 John Lidgold

1730: George Franklin

1731: Bernard Turney

1732: Benjamin Woodnoth

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APPENDIX II

Writs of Venire Facias and Capias ad Respondendum

1724 – 1732

An alphabetical list of the names of persons appearing in the above mentioned writs, with their abodes and descriptions.  The right-hand column gives the covering period during which these names appear.

[Note - The names are not but the abodes are, indexed]

The references to the Sessions Rolls are as follows:-

Date

venire facias

Capias ad respondendum

1724 Midsummer

Sess. R. 87/28

87/29

” Michaelmas

” ” 88/26

88/25

1725 Epiphany

” ” 93/18

93/19

” Easter

” ” 90/98

90/99

” Midsummer

” ” 91/30

91/31

” Michaelmas

” ” 93/24

93/25

1726 Easter

” ” 94/8

94/9

” Midsummer

” ” 95/44

95/45

” Michaelmas

” ” 96/27

96/28

1727 Epiphany

” ” 98/140

98/141

” Easter

” ” 98/137

98/138

” Midsummer

” ” 99/12

99/13

” Michaelmas

” ” 100/24

100/25

1728 Epiphany

” ” 105/102

105/103

” Easter

” ” 102/64

102/65

” Midsummer

” ” 103/6

103/7

” Michaelmas

” ” 104/6

104/7

1729 Epiphany

” ” 101/51

101/52

” Easter

” ” 107/2

107/3

” Midsummer

” ” 108/28

108/39

 

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Appendix II [continued]

Date

venire facias

capias ad respondendum

1729 Michaelmas

Sess. R. 109/70

109/71

1730 Easter

” ” 110/66

110/67

” Midsummer

” ” 112/19

112/20

1731 Michaelmas

” ” 117/57

117/58

1732 Epiphany

” ” 118/94

118/95

” Easter

” ” 

119/59

WRITS OE VENIRE FACIAS

Name

Abode

Description

Dates

Allen, Isaac

Great Missendon

labourer

Epiph. 1725

Amersham, Inhabitants of

 

 

Mids. 1724,

Mich. 1724

Aston Abbotts, Inhabitants of

 

 

Mich. 1725

Aston Clynton, Inhabitants of

 

 

Easter- Mids. 1726

Aylesbury, Inhabitants of

 

 

Mids. 1724,

Epiph.-Mids. 1725, Easter 1726- Easter 1729

Barnes, Alexander

Wendover

labourer

Mids. 1725

Barney, Henry

Great Marlow

Mich. 1724

Bawdrick,Samuel

Hulcott

Mids. 1729

Bradenham, petty constables and churchwardens of

 

 

Easter 1727

Briarwood, Thomas Junior

Horton

esquire

Mich. 1726 - Easter 1727

Brill, Inhabitants of

 

 

Easter 1730

Buckland, Inhabitants of

 

 

Easter 1730

Calverton, petty constables of

 

 

Mich. 1724

Carter, Frances

Mursley

widow

Mids. 1724- Easter 1729

Carter, Henry

Great Marlow

labourer

Epiph. 1729

Chalfont St. Peter, Inhabitants of

 

 

Mids. -Mich. 1724, Easter- Mids. 1725

Cheddington, Inhabitants of

 

 

Easter 1727

Chepping Wyccombe, Inhabitants

 

 

Mids. 1724- Mids. 1725, Easter 1726

Chesham, Inhabitants of

 

 

Mids. 1724- Easter 1725

Chinson, John

Little Missendon

labourer

Mids. 1729

 

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Appendix II. Writs of Venire Facias [continued]

Name

Abode

Description

Dates

Coles, Michael

Dorton

labourer

Mich. 1727

Colnbrooke, Inhabitants of

 

 

Epiph. 1732

Cripps, Thomas

Kingsey

labourer

Mids. 1724

Crouch, Henry

Newton

Mich. 1727

 

Blossomville

 

 

Darvall, Robert

Kimble

Mich. 1727

Davy, William

Hundridge

Mich. 1725

Dodd, Thomas

Quainton

Mich. 1725

Dodsworth, John

Mursley

wife of the above John Dodsworth

Mids. 1725- Easter 1729

Fletcher, John

Ellesborough

-

Epiph.-  Mids. 1727

Fuller, Charles

Wendover

labourer

Mids. 1725

Gomm, William

Ilmer

Mids. 1724

Goodson, Matthew

Slapton

Mich. 1724

Grace, Thomas

Stoke Mandeville

grazier

Mich. 1725

Grainge, Robert

Little Horwood

esquire

Mich. 1726- Easter 1727,

Mich. 1727,

Mich. 1728- Easter 1729

Easter 1730

Great Woolston, Inhabitants of

 

 

Easter 1730

Greenon, Thomas

Long Crendon

labourer

Mich. 1727

Grey, Thomas

Great Marlow

"

Mids. 1724

Haddenham, Inhabitants of

 

 

Mids. -Mich. 1726

Hathwell, Sarah

Wooburne

-

Easter- Mids. 1727

Hawes, James

Great Missendon

labourer

Epiph. 1728

Hoare, John

Caversfield

labourer

Mids. 1724

Hollesworth, Samuel

Buckingham

Easter 1725

Holt, Thomas

Oving

Mich. 1731

Horton, Inhabitants of

 

 

Easter 1727

Howes, Francis

Aylesbury

surgeon

Mids. 1730

Hugendon, Inhabitants of

 

 

Mids. - Mich. 1724

Humphry, John

 

 

Mids. 1730

Humphry, Catherine

 

wife of the above John Humphry

Mids. 1730

Inwards, Thomas

Hulcott

labourer

Mids. 1729

Irwin, Robert

Great Marlow

Mids. 1724

Iver, Inhabitants of

 

 

Epiph. 1732

Ivinghoe, Inhabi- tants of

 

 

Easter 1727

Janes, James

Hugendon

yeoman

Mids. 1729

Johnson, Francis

Newport Pagnell

labourer

Mids. 1730

Kingswood, Inhabitants of

 

 

Mids. 1727- Easter 1729

Lambourne, John

Aston

labouror

Mich. 1727

Lane, Thomas

Wendover

Easter 1725

Langley, Thomas

Great Marlow

Mich. 1724

Lathbury, Inhabitants of

 

 

Easter- Mids. 1730

Lillingstone, George

Kingsey

labourer

Mich. 1727

 

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Appendix II. Writs of Venire Facias [continued]

Name

Abode

Description

Dates

Markham, Benjamin

Quarrendon

grazier

Mich. 1725

Markham, Robert

Qving

Mich. 1725

Markham, Thomas

Quarrendon

labourer

Mids. 1724

Marsh, John

Penn

 

Mlds. 1726

Marsh, William

Aylesbury

labourer

Mids. 1729

Mawby, Anne

Mursley

widow

Mids. 1724- Easter 1729

Mead, John senior

Ellesborough

 

Epiph.- Easter 1727

Mow, William

Hardwick

labourer

Easter 1725

Morgan, Richard

Shipton Lee

surveyor of highways

Mich. 1726, Epiph. 1727, Mids. 1727

Neighbour, William

Weston Turville

farmer

Easter 1726- Epiph. 1727

Nunn, William

Avlesbury

labourer

Mids. 1729

Palmer, Henry

Wendover

Mids. 1725

Penn, Inhabitants of

 

 

Mich. 1729- Easter 1730

Perry, George

Great Marlow

labourer

Mids. 1724

Powell, Robert

Waddesdon

grazier

Mich. 1725

Preston, William

Great Missendon

labourer

Mich. 1724

Princes Risborough, Inhabitants of

 

 

Epiph.-Mich. 1727

Radwell, John

Bierton

labourer

Mids. 1729

Redding, Joseph

Horsendon

Mids. 1727

Rogers, Thomas

Great Missendon

 

Mich. 1724

Saunders, John

Aylesbury

Mids. 1729

Shabbingdon, Inhabitants

 

 

Mich. 1726- Epiph. 1727

Shepherd, John

Wooton Underwood

labourer

Mich. 1724

Sherrington, Inhabitants of

 

 

Easter 1730

Shipton Lee, Inhabitants of

 

 

Easter 1728- Easter 1729

Smith, Ambrose

Great Marlow

labourer

Mids. 1724– Epiph. 1727

Smith, James

Ellesborough

 

Epiph. -Mids. 1727

Sourby, John

Wooburne

labourer

Mich. 1726- Mich. 1727

Southam, William

Waddesdon

Mich. 1727

Stevens, William

Grandborough

Mich. 1727

Stevens, [blank]

Wendover

widow

Mich. 1724

Stockins, Jonathan

Aylesbury

labourer

Mids. 1724

Stoke Mandeville, Inhabitants of

 

 

Mids. 1729- Easter 1730

Thompson, Patrick

Great Missendon

labourer

Mich. 1724

Tipping, Bartholomew

Wornhall

Mich. 1727

Town, William

Ellesborough

 

Epiph. -Mids. 1727

Truelove,James

Newport Pagnell

labourer

Mids. 1730

Truelove,Thomas

Castle Thorp

Mids. 1724

Typper, John

Drayton Parslow

gentleman

Mids. 1724- Mids. 1728

Upper Winchendon, Inhabitants of

 

 

Mich.1726, Epiph. 1727, Mids. 1727- Easter 1729

 

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Appendix II. Writs of Venire Facias [continued]

Name

Abode

Description

Dates

Waddesdon, Inhabitants of

 

 

Mich. 1724, Easter 1725

Walton, Inhabitants of

 

 

Mids. 1729- Easter 1730

Waters, Dorothy

Mursley

widow

Mids. 1724- Easter 1725

Weedon, Robert

Great Marlow

labourer

Mich. 1724

Welles, Joseph

 

 

Epiph. –Easter 1727

Weston Turville, Inhabitants of

 

 

Mids. 1729- Easter 1730

Wetherhead, John

Whaddon-cum— Nash

labourer

Mich. 1725

Woodbridge, John

Chearsley

labourer

Mich. 1727

Wootton Underwood, Inhabitants of

 

 

Mids. 1724- Easter 1725

WRITS OF CAPLAS AD RESPONDENDUM

Name

Abode

Description

Dates

Allen, Isaac

Great Missenden

labourer

Easter 1725 - Easter 1732

Arnold, Deborah

Cheynes

wife of George Arnold, see below

Easter 1732

Arnold, George

yeoman

Easter 1732

Bampton, Jeffery

Slapton

labourer

Easter 1725

Barnes, Alexander

Wendover

Mich. 1725- Easter 1732

Barney, Henry

Great Marlow

Epiph. 1725- Easter 1732

Barton [Burton], John

Wavendon

 

Mids. 1724- Mids. 1725

Easter 1726- Mids. 1728

Bawdrick, Samuel

Hulcott

Mich. 1729

Beale, Robert

Chesham Waterside

Mids. 1724- Mids. 1727

Bennet, Hester

Chalfont St. Peter

widow

Easter 1727

Brincklow, William

Slapton

labourer

Easter 1725

Brown, Henry

Chalfont St. Peter

labourer

Mids. 1724- Easter 1729

”, William

 

Easter 1727

Burton, see Barton.

 

 

 

Butterfield, Edward, the Rev.

Slapton

rector of

Easter 1725

Carter, Thomas

Chalfont St. Peter

labourer

Easter 1727

Cawdrey, Francis

Penn

Mids. 1724- Easter 1727

Cheese, John

Foskett

yeoman

Easter 1732

 

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Appendix II. Writs of Capias ad Respondendum [continued]

Name

Abode

Description

Dates

Chilton, John

Chilton

labourer

Mids. 1729

Chinson, John

Little Missendon

Mich. 1729- Mids. 1730

Clark, Bartholomew

Wing

Mids. 1724

” Jane

Beaconsfield

widow

Mids. 1724- Epiph. 1729

” Daniel

Akeley

Petty Constable

Epiph. 1727

Cole, Joseph

Slough

labourer

Epiph. 1727

“ Richard

Upton

Epiph. 1727

Coles, Michael

Dorton

Epiph. 1728

Collins, Thomas

Hardwick

labourer

Easter- Mids. 1726

Costyn, Thomas

Slapton

Easter 1725

Cox, Walter

Burnham

Mich. 1724- Easter 1729

Crawford, Jane

Chalfont St. Peter

Epiph. 1727- Epiph. 1729

Crooke, John

Burnham

Mich. 1731- Epiph. 1732

Crouch, Henry

Newton Blossom- ville

 

Epiph- Easter 1728

Dandridge, Anne

Winslow

widow

Mich. 1724- Epiph. 1725

Darvall, Robert

Kimble

labourer

Epiph. 1728

” William

Eton

Mich. 1726

” William

Penn

Mids. 1724- Easter 1729

Dodd, Thomas

Quainton

Easter 1726- Mids. 1727

Evans, John

Swanbourne

Mids. 1724- Easter 1732

Farey, William

Stoke Hammond

Easter 1730

Fastnidge, John

Great Marlow

Mids. 1724- Easter 1732

Field, William

Olney

Mids.1724- Epiph. 1725

Fleckney, William

Slapton

Easter 1725

Fletcher, John

Ellesborough

yeoman

Mich. 1727- Mids. 1730

Floyd, John

Hambledon

labourer

Easter - Mids. 1726

Franks, Hillersden

Stoke

gentlemen

Easter 1730

 

Hammond

 

 

Fuller, Charles

Wendover

labourer

Mids. 1725- Easter 1732

Fulmer, John

Chepping Wycombe

Mids. 1724- Mich. 1725

Gillett, Joseph

Chesham

 

Mids. 1724- Mich. 1729

Godman, Joseph

Ivinghoe

Epiph. 1725- Mids. 1726

Goodson, Matthow

Slapton

Epiph. -  Easter 1725

Grace, Thomas

Stoke Mandeville

grazier

Easter 1726

Graingo, Robert

Little Horwood

esquire

Epiphany- Easter 1728

Greenlumber, Thomas

Great Marlow

labourer

Mids. 1724- Mids. 1729,

Easter 1730– Easter 1732

 

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Appendix II. Writs of Capias ad Respondendum [continued]

Name

Abode

Description

Dates

Greenon, Thomas

Long Crendon

labourer

Epiph. 1728

Grey, Thomas

Great Marlow

Mids. 1724-

Mids. 1729,

Easter 1730

-Easter 1732

Harding, William

Wooburn

Mich. 1729-

Mids. 1730

Harrod, Elisha

Wraysbury

Easter 1726-

Mids. 1730

Hathwell, Sarah

Wooburne

-

Mich. 1727-

Mids. 1730

Hawes, James

Great Missendon

labourer

Mids. 1730

” Mary

Fulmer

wife of JohnHawes of the same

Easter 1732

 

Hawkes, James

Great Missendon

labourer

Easter 1728-

Easter 1730

Hawkins, Henry

Aylesbury

Epiphany 1732

Hitchcock, Jane

Wingrave

spinster

Mids. 1724-

Easter 1732

Holt, Charles

Loughton

gentleman

Mich. 1729

Inwards, Thomas

Hulcott

labourer

Mich. 1729

Irwyn, Robert

Great Marlow

Mich. 1724-

Easter 1732

Janes, James

Hugendon

yeoman

Mich. 1729

Juggins, John [William]

Beaconsfield

labourer

Mids. 1724-

Easter 1730

Keene, Robert

Hambledon

Easter-

Mids. 1726

Killingham, John

Langly Marish,

 

Easter 1732

Kinsey [Kingsey], Sarah

Chilton

spinster

Mids. 1729-

 

 

 

Easter 1732

Lacey, John

Saunderton

labourer

Mids. 1724

Lambourne, John

Aston

 

 

 

Sandford

Epiph. 1728

Lane, Thomas

Wendover

Mids. 1725-

Easter 1732

Langley, Thomas

Great Marlow

Epiph. 1725-

Easter 1732

Lillingstone, George

Kingsey

Epiph. 1728

Lofty, Joseph

Cheynes

yeoman

Easter 1732

Mann, John

Great Marlow

labourer

Mids. 1724

Markham, Benjamin

Quarrendon

Easter 1726

” Robert

Oving

grazier

Easter 1726

Marsh, Charles

Iver

labourer

Mids. 1724-

Epiph. 1729

” Robert

Aylesbury

Easter 1730

” William

Aylesbury

Michaelmas

1729

Maseall, Francis

Colebrooke

   

Mids. 1724-

Epiph. 1727

Mead, John, sen.

Ellesborough

yeoman

Mich. 1731-

Easter 1732

Millington, Anne

Sherrington

widow

Easter 1732

Morgan, Richard

Shipton Lee

surveyor of highways

Mich. 1727-

Mids. 1730

Nunn, William

Aylesbury

labourer

Mich. 1729-

Mids. 1730

 

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Appendix II. Writs of Capias ad Respondendum [continued]

Name

Abode

Description

Dates

Panter, Hannah

Woolverton

spinster

Mich. 1724

” Mary

Mich. 1724

” Mary

wife of Christopher Panter barge-man.

Mich. 1724

Perry, George

Great Marlow

labourer

Mich. 1724- Mids. 1725

Perryman, George

” ”

Mids. 1724- Easter 1732

Piddington, James

Cuddington

Mids. 1724- Epiph. 1729

Pond, John

Denham

Mids. 1724- Easter 1732

Powell, Robert

Waddesdon

grazier

Easter 1726

Preston, William

Great Missendon

labourer

Epiph. 1725- Easter 1732

Putton, Thomas

Olney

Epiph. 1728

Radwell, John

Bierton

Mich. 1729

Redding, Joseph

Horsendon

Epiph. - Easter 1728

” Sylvester

Winslow

Mids. 1724- Easter 1732

Richard, Lawrence

Whitchurch

Easter- Mids. 1726

Rogers, Thomas

Great Missendon

yeoman

Epiph. 1725- Easter 1732

Saunders, John

Aylesbury

labourer

Mich. 1729- Easter 1730

Sayby, Henry

Hanslop

Mids. 1724

Shepherd, John

Wootton Underwood

Epiph. 1725

Sinfield, Robert

Wavendon

Mids. - Mich. 1724

Skydmore, Richard

Chalfont St. Peter

 

Mids. 1724- Mids. 1726

Snelling, Henry

Great Marlow

Mids. 1724- Mids. 1729

Easter 1730- Easter 1732

Sourby, John

Wooburne

Mich. 1727- Mids. 1730

Southam, William

Waddesdon

Epiph. 1728

Sparling, John

Horton

Mids. 1724- Epiph. 1727

Stapp, Thomas

Great Marlow

Mids. 1724- Mids. 1729

Easter 1730- Easter 1732

Stevens, John

Saunderton

Mids. 1724

”, William

Grandborough

Epiph. 1728

Stockins, Jonathan

Aylesbury

Mich. 1724- Mids. 1728

Streame, Mary

Oving

widow

Mids. 1724- Easter 1732

Taylor, Susanna

Chilton

spinster

Mids. 1729- Mids. 1730

Thompson, Patrick

Great Missendon

labourer

Epiph. 1725- Easter 1729

Tibbitt, Thomas

Wooburne

Mich. 1729- Mids. 1730

 

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Appendix II. Writs of Capias ad Respondendum [continued]

Name

Abode

Description

Dates

Tipping, Bartholomew

Wornhall

labourer

Epiph. 1728

Town, William

Ellesborough

yeoman

Mich. 1727- Mids. 1730

Troman, John [Robert]

Hedgerley

labourer

Mids. 1724- Mich. 1729

Turnham, John

Swanbourne

Mids. 1724- Easter 1732

Warner, Charles

Chesham

cordwainer

Epiph. 1732

” Robert

Labourer

Mids. 1724- Epiph. 1729

Warwyck, Matthew

Woolverton

butcher

Mich. 1724

Weedon, Robert

Great Marlow

Labourer

Epiph. 1725

” Thomas

Aylesbury

Mich. 1724,

 

 

 

Easter 1725- Easter 1732

Wetherhead, John

Nash

Easter 1726

Wheeler, John

Olney

Epiph.- Easter 1728

Whitehogg, Thomas

Great Marlow

Mids. 1724- Mids. 1729

Easter 1730- Easter 1732

Winter, Thomas

Hugendon

Mids. 1724

Woodbridge, John

Chearsley

Epiph. 1728

Worster, William

Aston Clynton

yeoman

Mich. 1724- Mich. 1725

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APPENDIX III

Register of Gamekeepers

Easter 1724 and Epiphany 1732-3

[Gamekeepers Book, pp.47-74]

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Appendix III

Gamekeepers

Manor

Baker, Charles, of Little Brickhill

Smewins in the parish of Brickhill, and Soulbury

Bigg, John

Walter by Aylesbury

Billin, Richard

Braddenham

Bluck, Richard

Sherrington

Bourman, Jacob

Lillingstone Dayrell

Brickett, Nathaniel

Cheddington

Brock, Walter, of Harleford

Harleford and Great Harlow

Bushby, John, of Great Brickhill

Great Brickhill

Oarter, John

Holmer

Clark, John, of Shabbington, his servant, “to be his gamekeeper, and to kill ... game for his master’s use.

Shabbington, Ickford Magna, Ickford Parva, Oakley and Chearsley

Clarke, Matthew, of Winslow

Winslow

Clarke, William, of Penn

Penn, Beamond and Affricks

Coleshill, John

Burnham and Burnhams

Collingridge, Henry

Olney

Collins, George, of Oveing, esquire

Whitchurch

Crawley, John, of Crossway House, Tring, co. Hertford, husbandman

Cheddington, alias Cheddendon

Crosse, John, of Bledlow, gentleman

[blank]

Dancer, John

Aston Clynton and Chivey- cum-Cheddington

Dancer, John

Drayton Beauchampe, and Willesthorne, co. Hertford

Darey, Robert

Beveney

Dickins, Henry

Dorton

Duncombe, Francis, esquire

Broughton

Duncombe, Francis, of Broughton

Moulsoe

Dutton, John, of Northmarston

Northmarston and Oving

Eastland, John, of Thornton

Thornton and Leekhampsted

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Appendix III

Lord of the Manor

Date

Anne Sophia Worley of St. Clements Danes, co. Middlesex

January, 1731-2

Elizabeth Warner of Lower Bowney, co. Oxen

December, 1730

Martha, Baroness Wentworth

November, 1731

Susanna Smith

July, 1731

Paul Dayrell esquire, and Henry St. George Darell

July, 1731

Thomas Hodson, gentleman

September, 1729

Sir John Guise, baronet

January, 1730-1

Thomas Bristow, gentleman, Stephen Chase, doctor in physick, and John Barton, Clerk.

September, 1726

Edmund Lamb, esquire

July, 1728

Francis Heyward, esquire

May, 1724

Richard Lowndes, esquire

July, 1728

Sir Nathaniel Curzon of Kedleston, co. Derbyshire

June, 1732

James Jennyns, esquire

July, 1727

Charles Gunter Nicoll, esquire

November, 1732

John Russell, esquire

April, 1726

Thomas Hodson, gentleman

September, 1724

The Provost of the King’s College of our Blessed Lady of Eton, near Windsor

December, 1730

Dame Honera Gerrard

November, 1727

Susanna Gumley

September, 1732

Charles Palmer, esquire

March, 1727-8

Richard Mitchells

October, 1730

Daniel, Earl of Winchilsea

January, 1732-3

The Right Hon. James, Earl of Northampton

October, 1732

Richard Saunders of Aylesbury, esquire

April, 1732

Dame Hester Tyrell

November, 1724

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Appendix III

Name

Manor

Edyat, Richard

Ravinmear and Peterley Stone

Edyat, Richard

Overbury and Neitherbury in Great Missenden, and Peterley Stone

Elliott, Charles, her servant

Drayton Beauchampe cum Willesthorne, co. Hertford

Ely, John

Eton, Stockdales and Cole Norton

Esom, Thomas

Tingewick

Freeman, John, of Aylesbury

Aylesbury and Broughton Holland

Friday, James, of Lamborough

Shalstone

Fuller, George

Shabbington, Ickford Magna, Ickford Parva, Oakley and Chearsley

Gage, Thomas, of Little Marlow, gentleman

Little Marlow & Headsore

Gibbs, Charles

Lillingstone Dayrell

Gibbs, Joseph

Weedon Hill

Gibbs, Joseph

Weedon Hill, Woodrow, Mantells and Tomlins

Goodchild, Edward, his servant

Fawley

Grainge, William

Dorton

Green, Edmond, the Rev.

Woolverton

41. Green, William, of Walton by Aylesbury, miller

Walton by Aylesbury

Grindon, John

Warrington

Groom, Robert, her servant

Bragenham alias Bragnam

Harman, James, of Great Marlow, gentleman

Medmenham

Hartwell, Matthew

Sherrington

Heather, Thomas, gentleman

Wooburne

Hickman, Thomas, his servant

Long Crendon, Doorton and Chearsley

 

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Appendix III

Lord of the Manor

Date

John Dormer of Peterley, esquire

May, 1728

John Flotowode, esquire

March, 1727-8

Susan Gumley, widow

March, 1732-3

George Ballard, esquire

March, 1724-5

 Hartley Sandwell, gentleman

January, 1727-8

Sir Herbert Perrott Partington, bart.

January, 1732-3

Henry Purefoy of Shalstone, esquire

January, 1731-2

Francis Heyward, esquire

May, 1724

Borlase Warren, esquire

March, 1725-6

Thomas Dayrell, clerk

October, 1728

Montague Gerrard Drake, esquire

January, 1727-8

William Drake, esquire and Isabella Drake, widow, William Rawstorn, Edwin Rawstorn and Marmaduke Allington, esquires, guardians of the said William Drake.

August, 1728

John Freeman, esquire

August, 1727

Richard Mitchell, esquire

July, 1730

The Right Hon.  William Bromley, esquire, Sir George Beaumont, bart., Thomas Bacon late Slater, esquire, and Anthony Kerk, gentleman

April, 1731

Elizabeth Warner of Lower Bowney, co. Dxon, widow

January, 1725-6

Charles Gounter Nicoll, esquire

December, 1730

Esther Theed, widow

August, 1730

Borlase Warren, esquire

March, 1725-6

Susanna Smith of Passingham, co. Northampton

October 1730 & September, 1731

Alexander Denton, John Jacob, Thomas Gibson and Robert Jacomb, esquires

December, 1730

Robert Dormer, esquire

October, 1728

 

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Appendix III

Name

Manor

Hill, John, of Chepping Wyccombe, gentleman

Bassetsbury

Hinton, Thomas

Wootton Underwood and Ashendon

Hobbs, Richard

Leckhampsted

Howlett, William

Hanslop

Ingle, John, his servant

Wexham and Chalvey

Jones, Alexander

Harleford and Great Marlow

Keene, Thomas, of Great Marlow, maltster

Great Marlow

Laurence, William, of Cuddesden

Wornhall

Leighton, Daniel, esquire

Hedsor

Lennon, John

Medmenham

Leverett, Benjamin, of North Crawley

Barony of Bedford

Leverett, Benjamin, of North Crawley

Hallowes in the parish of Great Crawley, and Broughton in the parish of North Crawley

Littlepage, John

West Wyccombe and Bassettsbury

Lowndes, Roger, gentleman

Little Horwood

Lucas, Charles

Leadbourne and Mentmore

Lucas, William, of Sherrington

Petsoe and Eckney

Mathews, Jonathan, his servant

Over and Neither Shenleys

Mott, Thomas

Shabbington, Ickford Magna, Ickford Parva, Oakley and Chearsley

Norman, Anthony, of Bletchley

Over Bletchley, West Bletchley, Water Eaton, Fenny Stratford and Whaddon Hall