Wigan Court Leet Rolls
ROLL 33 - 1671
Box 1. Roll 33 Easter Leet 29th April 1671
Adjourned to May 13th
Michael Browne for assaulting Robert Letherbarrow the youngest
in fair time.
Adam Boulton tanner, William Hickson joiner foreigners
William Houghton miner, Alice Kirkly widow, Katherine Lether-
barrow spinster and James Farbrother for allowing their swine
William Rigby tailor for assaulting Edward Buckley in the
Church - fined 6s, 8d.
Thomas Catterall for threatening Robert Denton and Gilbert
Holecroft and he "did run att them with a Pickforke"
And the said Thomas and Grace his wife and George Shawe for
abusing one another.
Margaret Mathew widow for laying a dunghill in the street
Richard Crosse labourer for assaulting James Whalley tailor
John Laithwait one of the gatewaiters for assaulting Edward
Jane Antavs spinster for washing fish at the stone well
in Wallgate - fined 1s.
Alice the wife of Gilbert Baldwin for a litigation on Isabel
Robert Ford and James and Edward Hollinhead assault with the
drawing of blood
The said James Hollinhead "did give out threatening words
against the said Robert Ford and called for a hatchett
saying he would knocke out his brains" - fined 1s.
8 Leys to be gathered for the highways in Wallgate
List of persons fined for keeping ale houses without licence.
Ralph Deane butcher, for encroaching on the highway in Hallgate
Dorothy Browne for the same on Scole Common, and Robert Taylor
for the same in Hallgate, and William Houghton in --
Accounts of the overseers of the Highways
Ellen Higham spinster for having pulled down the fence at
James Almond, Elizabeth Almont, Isabel Hulme, James Layland
and Anne Laithwait spinster for "merchandizing in grossary"
not being freemen.
Easter Leet 1671 Box 1. Roll 33.
Petition of Edward Banckes of Ince husbandman, who had
purchased a tenement in Wigan from from Francis Battersy cooper,
to be admitted freeman - allowed on the payment of 50s.
Complaint of Thomas Burgesse tailor, who had a parcel of
ground from William Browne dyer near a little lane leading from
the Mill Bridge towards Ince, a little above James Hodson's
house, and he could not enjoy the same because William Greene
dyer placed a dunghill on it.
The usual petition of Ralph Marsh and Lawrence Taylor.