Archdeaconry Act Book (ERO D/ACA16)

4.9.1588 (Wednesday 4 September 1588)

document 1102565

Jn Parker and Thos Polly wardens of Earls Colne to specify the cause of their objection why Rich Williamson should not be permitted and continue to be a questman there they appeared and stated that he was not chosen by the parish he is an unfit man being poor quarrelous citentious alehouse haunter and of small or no =it in that parish and that Randolph Green was chosen questman he lived in Earls Colne and was willing to serve Parker's allegation was backed by Jn Church Rich Ennues Robt Reade Hen Abbott all parishioners of the same