Wigan Court Leet Rolls
ROLL 59 - 1687, 1688
Box 1. Roll 59 Michaelmas Leet October 1st 1687
George Shaw for harbouring Richard Knight, and James
Askroft for the like - the latter sworn freeman
Charles Holcroft for keeping a greyhound
Robert Battersby for allowing his dog to go unmuzzled
Margaret Farbrother for letting her swine wander and
allowing the wall to fall down between her house and that
of William Baldwin.
Edward Buckley for allowing his swine to stray
John Kersley a foreigner
Richard Smith for allowing his swine to stray.
Mr John Keeling for not keeping his ditch between Hallgate
and "Carrow spouch"
James Leyland "for Keeping Two Bagles which hath trespassed
against Raph Deane and qualified to keepe any Such"
Thomas Worthington the elder, gentleman, allowed a great
heap of dirt to lie in Standishgate against Robert Higham's
Mr Laughton for allowing "a great dogg" to go at large.
Bailiff Martin for neglecting his office
Hugh Platt for rescuing cattle from the pound.
Robert Markland, William Markland and Hugh Battersby for
abusing Alice the wife of William Markland
James Harvey for abusing Mr Anderton the late Mayor
Joseph Caddy for abusing William Tallocke
Thomas Nightgale for abusing Martha the wife of Joseph
Joseph Caddy for assaulting Roger Mather
Grace Harper for harbouring Thomas Taylor a foreigner
Stephen Platt for allowing his swine to stray
William Pilkington "hath Sott and placed certaine Steepes
on his hillocke to the prejudice of the High way"
John Barrowe and Henry Bibby did "lyssne under the windowes
of Ralph Deane ---- within an intent to harken what was
Said and to divulge the Same"
Alderman Anderton for not doing his duty as Mayor
"Mr James Harvey did say and affirme that Mr Alderman
Anderton did not doe justice when he was Maior"
Mr Bailiff Deane for abusing Alderman Anderton
Joseph Caddy and his wife "for Abusing the Towne att an
unseasonable time of the night"
William Baldwin for harbouring a foreigner
John Fairclough alias Broadfoote assaulted Joseph Caddy
Hugh Platt for abusing Alice Thornton and letting his
Elizabeth Ashton, Richard Mort and Geoffrey Wood, for allowing
their swine to stray.
Ralph Sale for harbouring John Lowe
Richard Rauson and Laurence Haslome upon complaint of John
Thornton for allowing "aweare pole to Lye donne"?
Hugh Platt brazier for abusing the Mayor, Alderman and
Ralph Deane, Robert Battersby, Robert Bibby, and Margaret
Farbrother for allowing their mastiffs to go unmuzzled
William Dasson a foreigner
John Worthington, William Baldwin, Gilbert Cookson and
Ellen Browne for neglecting their hedges and ditches.
Robert Parre and Stephen Platt for allowing their swine to
James Taylor for allowing his rubbish to lie in the street
7 Jan. 1687 -8
Ellen Browne widow ordered to pay 2s. weekly for the
maintenance of Ralph Browne, his wife and child.
Richard Mort for allowing stones to lie in the street
John Dicconson for allowing the yarding to fall between
his house and Gilbert Leigh's.
Margaret Deane for allowing her mastiff to go unmuzzled
Thomas Marsden for leaving timber in the street.
Humphrey Wetherby for assaulting Laurence Hough.
Thomas Burgesse for assaulting Thomas Winckley
John Eccersall for assaulting Robert Welch, gentleman
Bertie Entwistle for allowing his mastiff to go unmuzzled and
Peter Mort for the same
Gilbert Wood for allowing a hound to go unmuzzled
James Baldwin, Mr Thomas Worthington, Thomas Heapey and
Robert Parron, for allowing their swine to stray.
The gatewaiters of Wallgate, Standishgate, Millgate, Scoles,
Market Street and Hallgate presented for neglect of their
Laurence Ormerod for annoyance to James Foster.
Alice Glover widow and Robert Orrell pewterer both of Scoles
for harbouring William Dowson and -- Rylands foreigners.
All "stocke Copps Blocke &c" to be removed by the 15th of
June especially those of Robert Barne alderman, Thomas Bancks,
junior, Edward Wood, John Prescott and Edward Prescott.
Complaint of Anne widow of Richard Laithwaite that Margery
Langshaw widow had built an oven which smoked into the
petitioner's house in Scoles.