Bastardy Bonds (ERO D/P209/15/2)

13.5.1754 (Monday 13 May 1754)

document 11900430

order of Robt Tweed esq and the rev Randolph Ekins justices of the peace residing next to or within the limits of Earls Colne concerning a male bastard child born 13.4.last in the parish of Earls Colne of the body of Jane Middleton single which bastard is now become chargeable to the parish of Earls Colne on the examination of Jane Middleton the mother and they adjudge Robt Harris of the said parish surgeon to be the putative father of the said child and they order him to provide for the maintenance and to pay forthwith to the churchwardens and overseers of Earls Colne the sum of 40s6d touching the maintenance of the said child to the date herewith and that Robt Harris shall pay 18d a week for as long as the child shall be maintained by the parish and they order Jane Middleton to pay 6d a week towards maintenance given under our hands and seals this 13.5.1754