Wigan Court Leet Rolls
ROLL 40 - 1676
Box 1. Roll 40 Easter Leet 1676 1st April
William Parren for allowing his swine to stray
James Mitton and Thomas Laithewaite - assault
James Barne and William Astley - the like
Hugh Scott and Sarah Barne widow for allowing their swine
The inhabitants of the town ought to repair the stone well
Richard Crofte for making a litigation on Barnaby Wood, an
assault on James Lealand gatewaiter and for keeping a
common gaming house. Fined 5s, 3s 4d, and 6s 8d.
Laurence Prescott, William Battersby and John Mathews for
playing cards in Richard Crofte's house - fined 12d. each.
Elys Grymm and John Mathews unior for playing "a game called
chuck farthinge" - fined 12d. each. And for playing the
same game in the church porch - fined 2s each.
Robert son of Gilbert Lanckshawe and Edward Buckley - assault
William Bridge and Morris Hanson - the like
William Laithwait sadler for harbouring Laurence Almerod a
William Langshawe for allowing his "Mungrell curre" to go
Thomas son of Robert Layland for an assault on Ralph Orrell
Abraham Haworth for inhabiting the town contrary to the
Richard Aston for harbouring "Sarah Gray and a child and
Hugh Scott for harbouring the 3 children of John Arowsmith
of Pemberton "whoe is Lately Left the said towne of Pemberton
and Left housekeepinge"
The repair of Hallgate to be done at the discretion of the
Mayor and Aldermen.