Quarter Sessions Depositions (ERO Q/SBa/2/25)

4.7.1636 (Monday 4 July 1636)

document 20800138

information of Margt Peake the wife of Abrm Peake of Earls Colne taken before Wm Lynne esq justice of the peace 4.7.1636 saith upon her oath that Steph Hickleman knowing that she was very shortly to go to Bradwell in Deny hundred told her that if she would go a day sooner then she was minded to go that Rich Smyth Jn Summerson's apprentice should go with her and help carry her child for said he the fellow Rich Smith may not stay any longer in these parts least his master should find him out for he is gone from his master and will not return to him any more upon any conditions