Settlement Certificates (ERO DP/209/13/4)

22.2.1758 (Wednesday 22 February 1758)

document 12202370

the examination of Peter King taken upon oath this 22.2.1758 touching his last legal place of settlement who deposeth and saith that he was born in the parish of Earls Colne and that when he attained to the age of about thirteen years he let himself to one Jn Wright in the parish of St Marys in Colchester at the wages of 3s a month and that he served his said master thirteen months according to the original agreement of 3s a month and further said that he hath never done any act since to gain a settlement elsewhere sworn before Robt Tweed mark Peter King