Removal Orders and Legal cases

South Petherton people: witnesses, victims and defendants
DATE       NAMEoffence/witnessReference (Somerset Record Office unless stated otherwise)
1607HARRYSONSHenrySouth PethertonwitnessQ/SR/2/23-4
1607RUSSELJohnconstable of South PethertonwitnessQ/SR/2/82
1607KINGMANWilliamabuse of Russel and the jurors for the Hundred of South Petherton and being drunk and disorderly in the inn of Mr Pratt of South PethertonQ/SR/2/82
1607PRATTMrinnkeeper of South PethertonQ/SR/2/82
1614CORNELIUSJeromegroom of South Petherton, apprentice to John RowsellkettlesQ/SR/18/31
1614ROWSELLJohnsmith of South PethertonQ/SR/18/31
1614WRENCHWilliamshoemaker, late of South Pethertontheft of cornQ/SR/18/65
1615WESTCOTERobertSouth Pethertonfelled timber on his tenement and threatened tenants who went to view the matterQ/SR/20/25-6
1615FORTEWilliamwitnessQ/SR/20/25-6
1615MARKEJohnwitnessQ/SR/20/25-6
1615THORNEJohnthe youngerwitnessQ/SR/20/25-6
1615?PORTJohnSouth Pethertonnot ditchingQ/SR/20/79
1614THORNEThomashusbandman of South Pethertonattack on reapers in Petherton fieldQ/SR/21/84
1614BAKERAliceSouth Pethertonattack on reapers in Petherton fieldQ/SR/21/84
1614WILLIEThomasSouth Pethertonattack on reapers in Petherton fieldQ/SR/21/84
1615?WESTCOTRobertbeating Thomas Littlejohn at South PethertonQ/SR/22/89
1615?LITTLEJOHNThomasvictimQ/SR/22/89
1616PALFREYWilliamcarpenter, late of South Pethertontheft of tools at WhitelackingtonQ/SR/23/29
1616COMMINSJohnSouth Pethertontheft of yarnQ/SR/23/41-6
1617GEINTERGeorgeweaver, late of South Pethertonstole 11s8d and clothing from master after travelling to LondonQ/SR/26/48-49
c 1616DAWKENMargaretblind and deaf woman born South Petherton lives MartoclQ/SR/27/174
1617DAWKENMargaretblind and deaf womanpetition about maintenance payments from South Petherton and MartockQ/SR/27/89
1617MEADEEdmundeof Pitneypetition against brotherQ/SR/27/90
1617MEADETobiasSouth Pethertonpetition by brother – undetailed caseQ/SR/27/90
c 1617DANGERFIELDJohanewife of Nicholas Dangerfield of South Petherton, prisoner at Ilchesterpetition against John PorterQ/SR/27/189
c 1617PORTERJohnSouth Pethertontaken against Johane Dangerfield and caused her to be put on gaolQ/SR/27/189
1617/8CROCKERThomashusbandman of South Pethertonwarrant for arrest for frequenting ale houses and breaking the peaceQ/SR/28/52
1618HAYNEAnthonietailor of South Pethertonstole candlestick from house of John Symes and platter from house of widow HollandQ/SR/29/38
1618SYMESJohnvictimQ/SR/29/38
1618HOLLANDwidowvictimQ/SR/29/38
1617/8EDMONDSJohnthe younger of South Petherton, groomconfessed to finding dead sheep in field and taking a pound of woolQ/SR/29/69
1619SANDYSEmanualgent, of South Pethertonwarrant to allow William Lavor to buildQ/SR/32/84
1619LAVORWilliamlabourerwarrant to allow him to build a cottage at Pytwaie [Pitway], South PethertonQ/SR/32/84
1619MEADTobiasSouth Pethertonpetition re debt owed by Hilbornes of KingsdonQ/SR/32/164
1620WESTCOTERobertconstable of South Pethertoncertificate by parishioners testifying to characterQ/SR/35/24
1620GILLRichardorder to allow him to erect cottageQ/SR/35/36
1620SANDYSEmanualcertificate granting permission to Richard GillQ/SR/35/43
1620GILLRichardpermission to erect cottageQ/SR?35/43
1620WHITERobertcertificate of inhabitants of South Petherton stating he has lived in parish for 60 years and is law abidingQ/SR/35/173
1621GREGGEJohaneSouth Pethertonwarrant for arrestQ/SR/37/58
1620/1CANNARYMargeryspinster,South Pethertonwaistcoast stolen from William GoodlandQ/SR/38/37
1621SCOTTAnnwife of Thomas Scott of South Pethertonwitness re assignation between William Back of Merriot and Joane Grigg the maid of Mr Viccars in the churchyardQ/SR/38/78
1621GRIGGJoanemaid of Mr ViccarsQ/SR/38/78
1621JENNINGThomascarpenter, South Pethertonwitness re William Back saying he had fathered 3 illegitimate childrenQ/SR/38/79
1621CANNARYMargerywidow, South Pethertonwitness re assignation between William Back and Joane GryggQ/SR/38/80
1621FORTElizabethSouth Pethertonwitness re assignation between William Back and Joane GryggQ/SR/38/80
1621/2WESTCOTTStevenhusbandman of South Pethertonstealing of hay from Robert KingQ/SR/40/78
1621/2KINGRobertSouth PethertonvictimQ/SR/40/78
1621LAVORThomaslabourer, South Pethertonre travel pass of Richard RedstoneQ/SR/40/119
1622MATRAVERSJohnon behalf of brother PeterQ/SR/41/195
1622MATRAVERSPeterimptent and deaf manbeing mistreated by his wifeQ/SR/41/195
1623PITCHERJohnSouth Pethertonsuspected stealing of cornQ/SR/42/4
1623HOLANDWilliamSouth Pethertonsuspected stealing of cornQ/SR/42/4
1623WRENCHEWilliamSouth Pethertonreceiving of corn and wheatQ/SR/42/5
1623CABLEMargerywidow, South Pethertonreceiving of corn and wheatQ/SR/42/5
1622/3GRINTERGeorgefustian weaver, South Pethertonbreak in at house of Edmond Beard and theft of moneyQ/SR/42/140
1622/3BEARDEdmondSouth PethertonvictimQ/SR/42/140
1622GRINTERGeorgefustian weaver, South Pethertonconfessed to finding butchers block in the street which he carried to graveyard but denied selling itQ/SR/42/149
1623DAWKINSMargaretpoor blind woman now resident in Martockorder that parish of South Petherton should contribute to her keepQ/SR/43/129
1623DAWKINSMargeretpoor blind woman born in South Pethertonpetition by parishioners of MartockQ/SR/43/133
1624SCOTTThomasclerk, South PethertonpetitionQ/SR/48/44
1624WESTCOTTThomasshoemaker of South Pethertonstates that John Symons,servant to Thomas Willye, borrowed two pence from Thomas Westcott’s wife against a skin of leather. John Symons never returned for it and Thomas Westcott made an apron from. Thomas Willye saw and claims as his own.Q/SR/50/65
1624SYMONSJohnservant to Thomas WillyeQ/SR/50/65
1624WILLYEThomasQ/SR/50/65
1653PITCHERJohnlabourer, South Pethertonwitness re items stolen from his masterQ/SR/87/22
1653ISHAMJohncordwainer, South Pethertonwitness re what Robert Westcott sawQ/SR/87/23
1653WESTCOTTRobertSouth Pethertonapparently saw a man leave his father’s stable and that his father’s ostler followed the thief into the green behind his father’s houseQ/SR/87/23
1653ISHAMCypeiramexamination of John Paull of BarringtonQ/SR/87/21
1653POOLEEdmondSouth Pethertoncharged with living an evil lifeQ/SR/88/2
1656FORTEHenryCompton Durville, South Petherton, husbandmanvictim: four or five shears of wheat stolen from Compton FieldsQ/SR/93/70
1656SKELLJohnSouth PethertonwitnessQ/SR/93/70
1656DUNSTERSusannaSouth Pethertonaccused of stealing wheatQ/SR/93/70
1656CLARKEChristianSouth Pethertonaccused of stealing wheatQ/SR/93/70
1656HOOPPERChristianwife of John Hoopper of South Pethertonwitness re John Porker breaking open a coffin and removing the string between the brain and the heartQ/SR/93/130-1
1656HULLETTMarySouth PethertonwitnessQ/SR/93/130-1
1656WEYGOODElizabethspinster,South PethertonwitnessQ/SR/93/130-1
1656PORKERJohnlabourer, South Pethertonbreaking open a coffin and removing the string between the brain and the heartQ/SR/93/130-1
1657REDBERTThomasbutcher, South Pethetonwitness re stealing of meat from shambleboards at market by Nicholas Sanford of Norton Sub Hamdon which was then taken yo house of John WestcottQ/SR/95/26-7
1657ALLENJohnCompton Durville, South Pethertonwitness re stealing of meat from shambleboards at market by Nicholas Sanford of Norton Sub Hamdon which was then taken yo house of John WestcottQ/SR/95/26-7
1657WESTCOTTJohnSouth Pethertonwitness re stealing of meat from shambleboards at market by Nicholas Sanford of Norton Sub Hamdon which was then taken yo house of John WestcottQ/SR/95/26-7
1659ANSTICEEdmondmercer, South PethertonwitnessQ/SR/97/50
1659BAKERRobertSouth Pethertonprisoner in Ilchester gaolQ/SR/98/21
1659EDMONDSHenrySouth Harp, South Pethertonprisoner in Ilchester gaolQ/SR/98/21
1659EDMONDSHenrySouth Harp, South Pethertonaccused of stealing 25 sheep from Thomas Lye of Hurcott, IltonQ/SR/98/131
1659EDMONDSHenrySouth Harp, South Pethertongave evidence he sold the sheep he stole to William Pitman of SomertonQ/SR/98/131
1659PALMERHenrySouth Harp, South Petherton, wollen weavergave evidence he had 5 ewes and 5 lambs stolen and suspects Henry EdmondsQ/SR/98/131
1659BAKERJosiasalehouse keeper, South PethertonQ/SR/112/89-90
1670STURTONThomasSouth Pethertongave evidence re theft of hurdles from his grounds then found in the liney house of Robert ReynoldsQ/SR/114/13
1670COPTUERHumfrySouth Pethertonmade threats to Thomas Stuckey of BarringtonQ/SR/114/32
1671PITTSJohnconstable of South Pethertonassaulted in the house of Anne WestcottQ/SR/115/12
1671WESTCOTTAnnewidow, South PethertonQ/SR/115/12
1671WARREThomasjunior, Gentlemanassaulted John Pitts with several other menQ/SR/115/12
1671BURGESJameswitnessQ/SR/115/12
1671STUCKYJohnwitnessQ/SR/115/12
1671PULLMANEdwardwitnessQ/SR/115/12
1671AXEJohntythingman, South Pethertonwitness re theft of cloth, clothes and yarn from Thomas Moore of Martock, dyer’s horse whilst he was inside house of John Willey of SPQ/SR/115/81
1671WILLEYJohnSouth PethertonQ/SR/115/81
1671PRINCERobertOstler, South PethertonaccusedQ/SR/115/81
1671VAXThomasaccused claimed he did not speak with Thomas VaxQ/SR/115/81
1671VAXThomasSouth PethertonwitnessQ/SR/115/82
1672SANDYSWilliamgent, of South PethertonwitnessQ/SR/116/54
1672WILLYLawrenceservant to William SandyswitnessQ/SR/116/54
1672ELLISHughSouth Pethertonaccused of assaulting Robert Pullen of Kingsbury EpiscopiQ/SR/117/8
1684MARKESMarywife of Robert Markes of South Pethertonwitness to assault on Mary Spratt by her husband RobertQ/SR/159/36
1684WHITENHOLEMaryCoat in Martockwitness to assault on Mary Spratt by her husband RobertQ/SR/159/36
1687WINEJohnSouth Pethertonrefused to pay hearth taxQ/SR/170/11
1687HILBOURNEWilliamSouth Pethertonrefused to pay hearth taxQ/SR/170/11
1687BakerAnnwife of William Bakerprevented Thomas Bayly collector of hearth tax from distraining several pewter dishes in the house of William BakerQ/SR/170/11
1690MALLETJoanewitness to theft whilst at South Petherton churchQ/SR/180/10
1690PITTARDWilliamconstableQ/SR/180/10
1690HARRISJohnQ/SR/180/10
1694DARBYHenryvictualler, South PethertonQ/SR/197/17
1694WATTSWilliamcooper, South PethertonwitnessQ/SR/198/6
1700PROWSEAmosattorney, South PethertonQ/SR/216/2
1707HIDEDavidfell monger, South Pethertonaccused of stealing 2 sheep from Francis Pellen of Curry Rivel, labourerQ/SR/245/3
1710PITCHERJohnjunior, clothier, South Pethertongave evidence re items of clothing stolen from house in South Petherton of his father John Pitcher, seniorQ/SR/255/6
1730GEARJoanwidowto be removed from West Chinnock to South PethertonQ/SR/298/77-9
1703GADDRobertand wife and children from West Monktonsettlement CertificateQ/SR/298/125-6
1703GADDElizabethwife of Robertsettlement CertificateQ/SR/298/125-6
1730GADDRobertwife Ann, and Anna, John, Robert and Mary their childrenremoval order to West MonktonQ/SR/298/127
1731ARDINSamuellabourer, South Pethertonorder for arrestQ/SR/299/127
1732CHANNINGJamesSouth Pethertonletter from N Gundry asking for Channing to be excused serving on the Grand Jury as had been confined to his house for several yearsQ/SR/300/30-1
1732CHANNINGJamesmercer, South Pethertoncertificate by William Speke that he was physically incapable of attending Quarter sessionsQ/SR/300/32
1732WILLYSarahwife of Laurence Willy of South Pethertonwitness re alleged theft of 2 women’s linen caps by Mary PorterQ/SR/300/40
1732FOORTJamesSouth Petherton (and his wife)Q/SR/300/40
1733ROWSELLWilliamremoval order from Norton Sub Hamdon to South PethertonQ/SR/301/52
1733ROWSELLJanewife of Williamremoval order from Norton Sub Hamdon to South PethertonQ/SR/301/52
1733ROWSELLMarychild of William and Jane aged 2 yearsremoval order from Norton Sub Hamdon to South PethertonQ/SR/301/52
1733ROWSELLDianachild of William and Jane aged about 1 monthremoval order from Norton Sub Hamdon to South PethertonQ/SR/301/52
1735ELLIOTTRichardSouth Pethertonevidence re theft of turkeys from Mr Prowse and Mr SandysQ/SR/303/150
1735BAMBURYJohnQ/SR/303/150
1735AXEJohnand his wife DorothyQ/SR/303/150
1735DERBYHenryand his unnamed wifeQ/SR/303/150
1735TOMKINSSamuelSouth Pethertongave evidence that he and Richard Elliott agreed to steal a turkey from Mrs Sandys and that Elliott killed some chickens in Mr Prowse’s wagon hiuseQ/SR/303/151
1735BAILYJamesand his wifeQ/SR/303/151
1735WESTCOTTThomasSouth Pethertonwitness re theft of scythe and baulk by Richard ElliottQ/SR/301/152
1735FORTJohnSouth Pethertonwitness re theft of scythe and baulk by Richard ElliottQ/SR/301/152
1735FORTJoanwife of James Fort, South Pethertonwitness re theft of scythe and baulk by Richard ElliottQ/SR/301/152
1735PITCHERJohnSouth PethertonvictimQ/SR/301/152
1735HARVEYGeorgemiller, South Pethertonvictim – theft of his shoes and brass buckles found on feet of Richard ElliottQ/Sr/301/153
1736HAMLINThomasand wife Sarahremoval order from Norton Sub Hamdon to South PethertonQ/SR/304/111
1736HARVEYRobert Mundyremoval order from Isle Abbotts to South PethertonQ/SR/304/154
1737CLARKJosephMoor, South Pethertonrequest for meeting house licence in houses owned by Mr Edward DamerQ/SR/305/150
1738SYLVESTERJohnSouth Harpoath unable to attend Quarter Sessions at Bruton because of rheumatism that he is hardly able to walk or standQ/SR/306/60
2 Feb 1739/40ROBINSMarywf of William ROBINS and children Mary and Jamesremoved from Fordington to South Pethertonhttp://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~fordingtondorset/Files/FordingtonPoorLawRecords.html
1740HILLARDJamesSouth Harp, South Pethertonstatement by neighbours re Hillard being taken sick while serving on grand juryQ/SR/308/77
1740BRADFORDWilliamand wife Sarah and children Eleana and Sarahremoval order to Broadwindsor, DorsetQ/SR/308/184
1740PARKERSamueland wife Elizabethremoval order from Broadway to South PethertonQ/SR/308/215
1741WATTSNathanielremoval order from South Petherton to TintinhullQ/SR/309/172
1741BARTERSarahwidow and Anne and Hannah, her childrenremoval order from Martock to South PethertonQ/SR/309/173
1742PITMANJohnand Elizabeth his wiferemoval order from South Petherton to WincantonQ/SR/310/22
1742PURCHASESamuelElizabeth his wife, and William, Mary, John, Samuel, Elizabeth and Jane their childrenremoval order from Hardington Mandeville to South PethertonQ/SR/310/134
1744GLOVERSusannahsingle womanremoval order from South Petherton to BrimptonQ/SR/312/109
1744MARKESSarahspinsterremoval order from South Petherton to Stoke sub HamdonQ/SR/312/110
1745MARSHSusannahSouth Petherton, singlewomanwitness re theft of ducks from Lawence WillyQ/SR/313/31
1745WILLEYLawrencewheelright, South PethertonvictimQ/SR/313/31
1745HOWElizabethSingle woman, South Pethertonaccused of coaxing the ducks into Marsh’s house and killed and skinned themQ/SR/313/31
1745SHEPPARDMarySingle woman, South Pethertonaccused of coaxing the ducks into Marsh’s house and killed and skinned themQ/SR/313/31
1745HOWElizabethSingle woman, South PethertonwitnessQ/SR/313/34
1745MARSHJohnSouth Petherton, Father of SusannahQ/SR/313/34
1745SHEPPARDMarySingle woman, South PethertonwitnessQ/SR/313/37
1747OLDJosephand wife Joan and their son, Joseph, plus Joseph [snr’s] children by former wife: John, George and Anneremoval order from Dinnington to South PethertonQ/SR/315/156
1748CHAFFEYAnnbastard child of Betty Chaffeyremoval order from Curland to South PethertonQ/SR/316/1/31
1748VAGGElizabethapprentice to Amos Prowse of South Pethertondischarged from apprenticeship due to giving birth to bastard childQ/SR/316/4/30
1739VAGGElizabethpoor child of South Petherton apprenticed to Amos Prowse, gentapprenticeship indenture in housewifery until she is 21Q/SR/316/4/32
1739CALLOWRobertChurch Warden, South Pethertonwitness to indentureQ/SR/316/4/32
1739COLERogerOverseer of South Pethertonwitness to indentureQ/SR/316/4/32
1739BEALEJohnOverseer of South Pethertonwitness to indentureQ/SR/316/4/32
1739MILLSJohnOverseer of South Pethertonwitness to indentureQ/SR/316/4/32
1752NEWTONRobertShopkeeper and Dowlas Maker, South Pethertonconvicted of swearing 12 profane oathsQ/SR/320/1/33
1751WILLEYJohnborn South Petherton but went to work in London when 10 or 11  and then to Maidstone, Kent where servant for 6-7 yearsconveyance orderQ/SR/320/1/66
1752MILESThomasSouth Pethertonconvicted of selling a loaf of bread to Robert Isaac without the said loaf being marked with a letterQ/SR/320/2/32
1752WILLEYJohnshopkeeper, South Pethertonconvicted of selling a loaf of bread to Robert Isaac of South Petherton, Labourer, without the loaf being marked with a letterQ/SR/320/2/33
1752ISAACRobertSouth Petherton, Labourerwitness against Thomas Mills concerning the making and sale of bread which was unmarked by any letterQ/SR/320/2/71
1752MILLSThomasof South Petherton, Taylor,accusedQ/SR/320/2/71
1752ISAACRobertSouth Petherton, Labourer,witness against John Willey and Mary Elliott  concerning the making and sale of bread which was marked only with the letters ‘JE’Q/SR/320/2/72
1752WILLEYJohnof South Petherton, Shop Keeper,accusedQ/SR/320/2/72
1752ELLIOTTMaryof Lower Stratton, South  Petherton,accusedQ/SR/320/2/72
1752MILLSThomasSouth Petherton, Taylorconvicted of selling unmarked breadQ/SR/320/2/73
1752WILLEYJohnSouth Petherton, Taylorconvicted of selling unmarked breadQ/SR/320/2/74
1752PEPPERELLGeorgeOverseer of South Pethertonrequest to apprehend Robert WeareQ/SR/320/3/62
1752TAYLORRobertSouth Petherton, Butcherconvicted of selling cider without being licensedQ/SR/320/4/38
1752ROGERSWilliamSouth Petherton, Linman,convicted of swearing 30 profane oathsQ/SR/321/1/26
1752NEWTONRobertSouth Petherton, Shopkeeperconvicted of swearing 4 profane oathsQ/SR/321/1/27
1753ATTWOOLJamesand his familynotice of removal order from Norton sub HamdonQ/SR/321/3/10
1753ATTWOOLJameshis wife Mary and their children Margaret 2 and a half and James 1removal order from Norton Sub Hamdon to South PethertonQ/SR/321/3/12
1753BROWNJohnSouth Petherton, Yeomanconvicted of swearing 1 profane oathsQ/SR/322/1/68
1754COLBERTJohnSouth Petherton, Yeomanconvicted of swearing 2 profane oathsQ/SR/322/2/20
1754WESTCOTTRobertof South Petherton, Constable of the Hundred of South Petherton,order to account for arrears owed to the treasurer of the county.Q/SR/322/2/46
1754WESTCOTTRobertdischarged from position as ConstableQ/SR/322/2/47
1754HOWDanielSouth Pethertonconvicted of selling beer, ale, or other liquor without being duly licensed to do soQ/SR/322/4/40
1754EDWARDSMarywidowapprehended as a vagrant at South Petherton, that she is 72, that she was born in Ghent, Flanders, where her father was a soldier, that she came to England in her infancy and travelled with her parents until their deaths, that her father died when she was 15 and her mother when she was17, that she then travelled as a peddler and married Edward Edwards when she was about 30, that her husband is now deceased but was legally settled in Boston, New England.Q/SR/322/4/49
1754COOKESONJohnSouth PethertonQ/SR/322/4/49
1754NEALSamuelSouth PethertonQ/SR/322/4/49
1754GULLYFrancisSouth Petherton, Yeomanconvicted of swearing 4 profane oathsQ/SR/323/1/25
1754TAYLORDavidSouth Pethertonconvicted of selling ale without being licensed to do soQ/SR/323/1/26
1754HOWDanielSouth Pethertonconvicted of wilfully and knowingly harbouring and entertaining vagrants in his dwelling houseQ/SR/323/1/30
1754LOWMANAaronvagrantremoval order from South Petherton to Taunton St JamesQ/SR/323/1/50
1754ANDERSONJohnvagrantremoval order from South Petherton to Axminster, DevonQ/SR/323/1/54
1754COOMBERichardvagrantconveyance order to Axminster, Devon on his way to Falmouth, CornwallQ/SR/323/1/56
1754MORRISJamesconveyance order to Axminster, Devon on his way to Falmouth, CornwallQ/SR/323/1/58
1755PAULNicholasCordwainer, his wife Jane, and their children John, 5, Francis, 2, Elizabeth, 4 monthsremoval order from Stocklinch Magdalen to South PethertonQ/SR/323/2/4
1755PEPPERELLGeorgeSouth Petherton, Yeomanconvicted of swearing 50 profane oathsQ/SR/324/1/56
1755TUCKERNicholasborn South PethertonSettlement examination at Fordington of Mary Tucker wf Nicholas TUCKER mariner otp 1 Mar 1755. Born itp nee ALLEN and married Chideock on Thursday in last Christmas week by Rev Mr SYNDERCOMBEhttp://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~fordingtondorset/Files/FordingtonPoorLawRecords.html
1756FORTTJohnConstable of the Hundred of South Pethertonpresentment that all things are well in the said Hundred.Q/SR/324/4/21
1756ADDERLYMargretand Joseph her son, 3conveyance order to St Mary Redcliffe, Bristol, on their way to the Kingdom of Ireland where Margret Adderly was born.Q/SR/325/1/59
1757GUMERRobertConstable of the Hundred of South Pethertonpresentment that all things are well in the said Hundred.Q/SR/325/2/30
1757HULLGeorgeConstable of the Hundred of South Pethertonpresentment that all things are well in the said Hundred.Q/SR/325/2/30
1757DANIELWilliamthe elder, his wife Edith, William Daniel the younger, his wife Susanna, and their children Ann, 8, Thomas, 6, and John, 4,removal order from South Petherton to LopenQ/SR/325/4/3
1757WILlMOTTJohnGardnerremoval order from Shepton Mallet to South PethertonQ/SR/325/4/21
1757EDMONDSJohnthe younger, Churchwarden of South PethertonQ/SR/326/1/35
1757SEAWARDJamesChurchwarden of South PethertonQ/SR/326/1/35
1757OSTLERWilliamOverseer of the Poor of South Petherton,Q/SR/326/1/35
1757PIKEMartinOverseer of the Poor of South Petherton,Q/SR/326/1/35
1757DENMANJohnOverseer of the Poor of South Petherton,Q/SR/326/1/35
1757COLBERTJohnOverseer of the Poor of South Petherton,Q/SR/326/1/35
1757WHITEJamespoor child of South Pethertonapprenticeship indenture in husbandry to Rev CastelmanQ/SR/326/1/35
1757CASTELMANJohnClerk, Vicar of South PethertonQ/SR/326/1/35
1758CASTELMANJohnSouth Pethertonappeal against apprenticeshipQ/SR/326/1/36
1758WHITEJamesSouth Petherton, apprentice to John CastelmanQ/SR/326/1/36
1758PINNEYJoanconvicted of selling ale, cider, or other liquors in South Petherton without being duly licensedQ/SR/326/2/33
1758GENTLEHerculesSouth Petherton, Cordwainerconvicted of swearing 10 profane oathsQ/SR/327/1/14
1759MILLSThomasSouth Petherton, Tayloraccused  Robert Newton of threatened him with violence, and that he now fears that Newton will do him some bodily harm.Q/SR/327/2/60
1759NEWTONRobertSouth Petherton, ClothmakerQ/SR/327/2/60
1764HARVEY also WEBBLEThomasremoval order from Norton Fitzwarren to South PethertonQ/SR/332/3/7
1766EAMESWilliamand his wife Sarah, and their children Susanna 20 and Levi 1removal order from Chard to South PethertonQ/SR/334/2/18
1767POTTENGERJoanwidowremoval order from South Petherton to Curry Rivel,Q/SR/335/3/7
1767EBDENWilliamThread Spinner, his wife Mary, and their children Betty 8, Sarah 7, Elias 4, and William 3/4 of a yearremoval order from South Petherton to Hawkchurch, DorsetQ/SR/335/3/8
1767PLYERJohnwife Edith, and their daughter Ann, 9 monthsremoval order from East Coker to South PethertonQ/SR/335/3/28
1767MARKESAnn poor child of South Petherton aged 8, as apprentice to George Tupp  to be instructed in housewifery.Q/SR/335/4/5
1767TUPPGeorgeof South Petherton, Cutler,Q/SR/335/4/5
1771GARLANDWilliamSouth Petherton, Thatcherconvicted of keeping and using nets to catch and destroy conies in Moor Down, South PethertonQ/SR/339/3/3
1771GARLANDJohnSouth Petherton, Thatcherconvicted of keeping and using nets to catch and destroy conies in Moor Down, South PethertonQ/SR/339/3/3
1771BECKJohnSouth Petherton, Tallow Chandlerconvicted of swearing 10 profane cursesQ/SR/340/1/31
1771ADAMSRobertSouth Petherton, Malsterconvicted of swearing 10 profane cursesQ/SR/340/1/32
1771NORMANJamesSouth Petherton, Malsterconvicted of swearing 1 profane curseQ/SR/340/1/34
1773VAUXAnnSouth Pethertonconvicted of attempting to sell underweight breadQ/SR/341/3/42
1773MASTERSJohnSouth Pethertonconvicted of attempting to sell underweight breadQ/SR/341/3/44
1773BAMBURYAnnSouth Pethertonconvicted of attempting to sell underweight breadQ/SR/341/3/46
1773HELLARDCliftonSouth Pethertonconvicted of attempting to sell underweight breadQ/SR/341/3/47
1773STOWERSamuelSouth Pethertonconvicted of attempting to sell underweight breadQ/SR/341/3/48
1774ANSTICEJosiahSouth Petherton, Yeoman,gave evidence against Samuel Richard and a woman who passes for his wife, that  Richard knocked violently at this informant’s door and assaulted him when he refused to give him reliefQ/SR/342/3/14
1774RICHARDSamuelaccusedQ/SR/342/3/14
1775WARRRichardhis wife Mary, and their children Diana, Hannah, Fanny, and Ruthremoval order from South Petherton to Whitchurch Canonicorum, DorsetQ/SR/343/2/58
1775GUMMERGeorgehis wife Grace, and their children William 13, Sarah 10, Thomas 7, Samuel 5, John 3, and Betty 4 monthsremoval order from South Petherton to LopenQ/SR/344/1/32
1776GIFFORDJamesof Roundwell Street, South  Pethertondissenters certificate: his house is to be used for divine worship. Q/SR/344/4/16
1776MALEMalachiof South Petherton, father of bastard child of Mary Bishop of Kingston.Kingston St Mary, Somerset. Order to constables to apprehend Malachi Male
1776PATCHThomasNow residing in South Petherton, SomersetWhen aged about 23 yrs he came with his father to Uplyme as part of his family, where his father rented an estate at £80 a year, never made a bargain with him or any other person as a servant or otherwiseDevon Record Office Uplyme Parish
1781HEBDITCHWilliamSouth Pethertonconvicted for driving a waggon with more than four horses through the turnpike gateQ/SR/350/1/19
1783DAVISSamuelSouth Petherton, labourerwitness re the theft of cider from his master’s cellar by Samuel ClarkQ/SR/351/2/26
1783CLARKSamuelSouth PethertonaccusedQ/SR/351/2/26
1783PREWMathewSouth Petherton, victuallergave evidence re the theft of a hogshead of cider from his cellarQ/SR/351/2/27
1783WHITEHEADRobertJane his wife and their children Betty, Charlotte, Pamela and Jamesremoval order from South Petherton to SomertonQ/SR/351/2/56
1785ELLIOTTStephenremoval order from South Petherton to West Coker.Q/SR/354/1/36
1787CLARKESamuelSouth Pethertonconviction for pulling a waggon on the Shepton Mallet turnpike road with more than four horsesQ/SR/355/2/33
1790HEBDITCHSamuelOver Stratton, South Petherton, yeomangave evidence theft of a hempen bag, which he found in the custody of William BallQ/SR/359/1/11
1790BALLWilliamOver Stratton, South Petherton, butcheraccusedQ/SR/359/1/11
1790GOODRIDGERachaelremoval order from South Petherton to SomertonQ/SR/359/1/25
1791MITCHELLBenjaminSouth Petherton, Linman,general quit claim from John Bulgin of Seavington St Michael, blacksmith and Sarah his wifeQ/SR/359/1/45
1791SALISBURYWilliamConstable of South Pethertoncertificate of repair of roadsQ/SR/359/2/25
1794BAKERWilliamgeneral quit claimQ/SR/362/1/43
1794BAILEYSamuelSouth Petherton, labourergeneral quit claimQ/SR/362/1/43
1794WILLYSamuelSouth Petherton, yeomangeneral quit claimQ/SR/362/1/43
1794WILLYSamuelSouth Petherton, yeomangeneral quit claimQ/SR/362/1/44
1794BAKERWilliamSouth Petherton, labourergeneral quit claimQ/SR/362/1/44
1794BAILEYSamuelSouth Petherton, labourergeneral quit claimQ/SR/362/1/44
1795BECKJosephSouth Petherton, innholdergave evidence that William Meech alias Jones, offered to sell him a saddle and furnitureQ/SR/363/4/25 
1795MEECH alias JONESWilliamaccusedQ/SR/363/4/25
1796HERDMANRichardSouth Petherton, mercergave evidence re Benjamin Gullick paying for goods with counterfeit moneyQ/SR/364/3/20
1796VAGGGerardSouth Petherton, labourergave evidence re Benjamin Gullick paying for goods with counterfeit moneyQ/SR/364/3/20 
1796MARKSJohnSouth Petherton, cordwainergave evidence re Benjamin Gullick paying for goods with counterfeit moneyQ/SR/364/3/20 
1796GULLICKBenjaminaccusedQ/SR/364/3/20 
1796POLLET?Henrywife Susanna and his children Elizabeth, Mary, John, William and Thomasremoval order removed from Wells St Cuthbert to Etherton? [possibly North or South Petherton]Q/SR/365/1/25 
1799HAMMONDJosephSouth Petherton, husbandmanGeneral quitclaim husbandman to William Osborne of Merriott, gardenerQ/SR/367/3/66
1799VAGGJohnSouth Petherton, sheriffs officergave evidence re the charges of assault brought against himself and Charles Peers of Ilminster by Susanna the wife of George Lockyear and of unlawful entry by George Lockyear.Q/SR/367/4/93
1850CLARKSimonSouth Pethertongave evidence re the theft of three bushels of wheat, of the value of thirteen shilllings and sixpence, and a hemp bag, of the value of one shilling, property of Jonah Hodges of SeavingtonQ/SR/577/22a 
1850TAYLORJosephSouth Pethertongave evidence re the theft of seven faggots of wood, of the value of one shilling, property of Henry Burchall PerenQ/SR/577/152-3 
1850GULLYJamesSouth Pethertongave evidence re the theft of seven faggots of wood, of the value of one shilling, property of Henry Burchall PerenQ/SR/577/152-3
1850BAKERJobSouth PethertonaccusedQ/SR/577/152-3
1850HEBDITCHMarySouth PethertonaccusedQ/SR/577/152-3
1850ATKINSHarrietSouth PethertonaccusedQ/SR/577/152-3
1850PERENHenry BurchallvictimQ/SR/577/152-3
1850LANGOliverSouth Pethertonconviction for stealing money from the person of Elizabeth Glyde HorseyQ/SR/577/220 
1850ATKINS alias HOPKINSHarrietSouth Pethertonconviction for stealing one earthen pan, one basket, and one winnowing sheet, property of James BurtQ/SR/577/224 
1850BAKERJobSouth Pethertonconviction for stealing one hammer, property of Sealy BridgeQ/SR/577/226
1850LAURENCEWilliamSouth Pethertonevidendence from Alfred Trott re the theft of a box rule, value 6dQ/SR/580/25-26
1850LAURENCEWilliamSouth PethertonExamination of Jane Trott, George Trott, Francis Gundry & Samuel Bishop concerning the theft of 7 rans of yarn, one saw, one bag & other articles, property of William LaurenceQ/SR/580/29, 32