Bastardy Bonds (ERO D/P209/15/3)

27.12.1753 (Saturday 27 December 1753)

document 11900523

examination of Jane Middleton of the parish of Earls Colne single taken on oath 27.12.1753 who says she is now big with child and one Robt Harris of Earls Colne surgeon did about six or seven months ago so far prevail upon her as to have carnal knowledge of her body and he hath had frequent carnal knowledge of her body on one of which times he begot her with child with which she is now pregnant and the said Robt Harris is the true father and no other person whatsoever mark Jane Middleton sworn before me Robt Tweed