Court Cases and Verdicts, 1697

Full list of cases tried before the Court in the year of 1697. The commonest of all offences was that about foreigners and harbouring of them.

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Qui Dicunt.
Wm. ffarbrother,
Hugh fforth,
Gatewaiters.
Mct. ad. 20s.
Stet ordr.


And that Daniell Swifte, for inhabitting in this towne, being a fforaigner, contr. et.
We fine him in fortye shillings, and order him to remove forthwith, upon paine
of fortye shillings p. month soe long as he doth continue.

Mct. ad. 20s.
Stet ordr.
And that Anne Baldwine, widow, for harbouring of the said Daniell Swifte, contr. et.
Wee fine her, ye sd. Anne Baldwine, in forty shillings, and forty shillings p. month
soe long as she doth soe harbour ye sd. Dan. Swift.

Mct. ad. 20s.
Stet ordr.
And that Nathaniell Sale, for inhabitting in this towne, being a fforraigner, contr. et.
Wee fine him in fortye shillings, and fortye shillings p. month soe long as he doth
con.


Mct. ad. 20s.
Stet ordr.
And that Thomas Worthington the elder, for harbouring the said Nathaniel Sale,
a fforaigner, contr. et.
Wee fine him in fortye shillings, and fortye shillings p. month soe long as hee'doth
continue to harbour ye sd. Nath. Sale.


Mct. ad. 20s.
And that Margery Scott, widow, for suffering one swyne to goe att large in the
streete ffoure severall times, contra. et.
Wee fine her in four shillings.

Mct. ad. 20s.
And that Gilbert Letherbarrow, for the like, contra. et.
Wee fine him in ffoure shillings.









Mct. 20s.
And that John Wilde, for inhabitting in this towne, being a fforaigner, contra. et.
Con.
And that Robert Worsley, for the like, contr. et.
Con.
And that Edward Hoile, Esq., for harbouring of the said Wilde and Worsley,
fforaigners, contr. et.
Con.
And that Elizabeth, the wife of James Roger, for inhabitting in this towne, being
a fforaigner, contr. et.
Wee fine her in 40s., and 40s. p. month soe long as she doth continue.

Mct. 20s.
Stet ordr.
And that Henry Laithwaite, for harbouring of the said Elizabeth Roger, contra. et.
Wee fine him 40s., and order him to remove the said Elizabeth Roger upon paine
of 40s. p. month soe long as he doth continue to harbour her.
Ja. Baron,
Rog. Taylor,
Gatewaiters.
And that Thomas Tatlocke, for inhabiting in the towne, being a fforaigner,
contr. et.
Con.




Mct. as. 20s.
And that Thomas Butler, for harbouring the said Thomas Tatlock, contr. et.
Con.
And that Charles Whiteley . . . for inhabitting in this towne, being a fforaigner,
contr. et.
Wee fine him in 40s., and 40s. p. month soe long as he doth continue to inhabit
in this towne.
Mct. ad. 20s.
Stet ordr.
And that Ellin Wainwright, for the like, contr. et.
Wee fine her in 40s., and order her to remove forthwith.

Mct. ad. 20s.
Stet ordr.
And that Elizabeth Marsden, widow, for harbouring of the said Ellin Wainwright,
a fforaigner, contr. et.
We fine her 40s., and 40s. per month soe long as she doth continue to harbour
ye sd. Ellin Wainwright.


Mct. ad. 6s.
And that John Waterson, for suffering three swyne to goe att large in the streets
ffoure severall times, contr. et.
Wee fine him in 12s.


Mct. ad. 2s.
And that John Unsworth, for suffering one swyne to goe at large in the street
ffoure severall times, contr. et.
Wee fine him in four shillings.
Robert Mosse,
Tho. Taylor,
Gatewaiters.
And that Richard ffezackerley, Ald. Reast, for harbouring of Elizabeth Callan, she
being a fforaigner and with child, cont. et.
Wee order him to remove ye sd. Elizabeth Callan forthwith, upon pain of 40s. per
month soe long as he doth harbour ye sd. Elizabeth Callan.
John Rothwell,
Thos. Barrow,
Gatewaiters.
And that Robert Hollinshead, brazier, for not setting upp and placeing a gate and
twoe gate stubbs in his close called the Weetacres, for want thereof are
pr. juditiall to all his neighbours.
Wee order him to get a suffitiant gate and two stubs as formerly hath been betwixt
and the tenth of June next upon pain of fourty shillings.
15th May, 1697.

Mct. ad. 1s.
And that John Laithwaite, for suffering twoe swyne to goe att large in the streete
one time, contr. et.
Wee fine him in two shillings.

Mct. ad. 1s.
And that Margaret Leigh, widdow, for the like, contr. et.
Wee fine her in two shillings.



Stet.
And that Calvely Markeland, for not ditching his ditch betwixt the close called
Myrie lean Meadows and the Myrie leane, haveing had notice to doe the same,
contr. et.
Wee order him to ditch ye sd. ditch betwixt and the eighteenth of this instant
upon paine of thirteen shillings and fourpence.
Gilbert Wood,
Ja. ffarbrother,
Gatewaiters.
Mct. ad. 20s.
Stet ordr.
And that Edward Pemberton, for inhabitting in this towne, being a fforaigner,
contr. et.
Wee fine him 40s., and order him to remove forthwith, upon paine of 40s. p.
mounth soe long as he doth con.
And that Gilbert Ashton, for harbouring of the said Edward Pemberton, a
fforaigner, contr. et.
Wee fine him is 40s., and 40s. p. month soe long as he doth continue to harbour
ye sd. Edward Pemberton.
And that Richard Duckeworth, the younger, for inhabitting in this towne, being a fforaigner, contr. et.
Con.
And that Richard Duckeworth, the elder, for harbouring of the said Richard
Duckeworth, the younger, a fforaigner, contr. et.
Con.


Mct. ad. 4s. 6d.
And that Thomas Wood, for suffering three swyne to goe at large in the street
three severall times, contr. et.
Wee fine him in 9s.


Mct. ad. 2s.
And that Jane ffarbrother, widow, for suffering twoe swyne to goe at large in the
street two severall times, contr. et.
Wee fine her in four shillings.
And that Ralph Langshawe, dyer, for suffering one swyne to goe att large in the
street twoe severall times, contr. et.
Quitt.
And that James Langshawe the younger, for suffering one swine to goe at large in
the street one time, contr. et.
Quitt.

Mct. ad. 6d.
And that Alice Bancks the younger, for the like, contr. et.
Wee fine her in one shilling.
  And that Catherine Gloaver, widow, for suffering her yard to lye downe betwixt
her and Thomas fford, contr. et.
Con.


Mct. ad. 3s. 4d.
And that Thomas fford Badder, for not dressing and cleanseing his house of office,
the same being noysome to Catherine Gloaver, widow.
Wee fine him in 6s. and 8d.
Adam Catterall,
Nathaniell
Halliwell,
Gatewaiters.
And that Margery, the wife of Robert Worsley, and her 2 daughters, and Martha
Jackson, for foule and approbrious words given to Thomas Bond (vizt.), Runagate,
Rouge,
and for assaulting the said Bond, contr. et.
Wee fine ye sd Margery and her two daughters in twelvepence apeece.


Mct. ad. 10d.
And that Ralphe Bancks, for an assault and affray on Nathaniell Halliwell,
contr. et.
Wee fine him in 1s. and 8d.

Mct. ad. 10d.
And that Nathaniel Halliwell, for the like on the said Ralphe Bancks, contr. et.
Wee fine him in 1s. and 8d.


Stet.
And that Elizabeth, the wife of John Holland, for many ffoule and opprobrious
words given to Adam Catterall (vidlet), base rogue and theife, &c.
Wee fine her in 1 & 8d.
10th of Aprill, 1697. Adjourned untill this day ffornight.
Hugh fford,
Wm. ffarbrother,
Gatewaiters.
And that Margaret and Mary Walthow, for inhabitting in this towne, being
fforaigners, contr. et.
Wee fine them in 40s. and 40s. p. month soe long as they continue.





Stet.
And that Richard Holme, for harbouring of the said Margarett and Mary
Walthow, fforaigners contr. et.
Wee fine him in 40s., and 40s. p. mounth soe long as he harbours them.
And that Henry Laithwaite, for keeping of a grayhound, not being quallified,
contr. et.
Wee fine him in 3s. & 4d.

Stet.
And that Margaret ffoster, widdow, for the like, contr. et.
Wee fine her in 3s. 4d.
Stet. fine.
Stet. ordr.
And that James Young, for the like, contr. et.
Wee fine him in 3s. 4d. and for non-payment thereof to sitt in ye stocks att ye
Markett Cross 3 hours.

Traverse.
And that Raphe Bancks, for the like, contr. et.
Wee fine him in 3s. 4d.


Stet.
And that Richard Naylor, for keeping of a setting dogg, not being quallified,
contr. et.
Wee fine him in ten shillings.

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