Richard Markland 1697

 

Coppull

 

Com Lancr 

Whereas complaint hath been made unto us by the Churchwardens & overseers of the poor of the township of Ashpool that Richard Markland whose last legal settlement was att Coppull is lately come into their township to inhabit contracry to the laws & statutes of this realme in that case made & provided and is likely to be come chargeable to the same. These are therefore in his majestys name to require & authorise you or some of you doe take the said Richard Markland and him bring to the churchwardens & overseers of the poor of the township of Coppul and him there deliver together with this precept or a true coppy thereof commanding alsoe you the churchwardens & overseers of the poor of Coppull to receive the said Richard Markland and him provide for unless you shew cause to the contrary att the next generall quarter sessions of the peace to be holden for this court att Manchester herein faile not at your peril. Given under our hands & seals att Manchester the 23rd day of July [Latin regnal date] 1697

 Joshua Horden

Richard Entwisle

 To the churchwardens & overseers of the poor of Ashpool to convey

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