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From Diana Kennedy

This article was originally published in the April 2002 edition of Soul Search, the journal of The Sole Society.


Deposition Book of Richard Wyatt JP 1767-76

14             26 Feb 1768

Examination of Elizabeth Briggs wife of William, stonemason of Felkirk near Pontefract, Yorks.

She has been married to him about 7 years. He has worked about 3 years as a stone mason at Sir Thomas Sewill’s at Ottershaw, Chertsey, and has left her with two children, one aged 6, the other 4, for the space of 3 months, and she knows not what is become of him. (sig)


296             1 Sept 1775

Examination of Ann Howard, singlewoman of Chertsey

Bastardy 53. Charges Thomas Sewell, labourer, late of Tooting. (mark)

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