Removal Orders and Legal cases

South Petherton people: witnesses, victims and defendants
DATE       NAME offence/witness Reference (Somerset Record Office unless stated otherwise)
1607 HARRYSONS Henry South Petherton witness Q/SR/2/23-4
1607 RUSSEL John constable of South Petherton witness Q/SR/2/82
1607 KINGMAN William abuse of Russel and the jurors for the Hundred of South Petherton and being drunk and disorderly in the inn of Mr Pratt of South Petherton Q/SR/2/82
1607 PRATT Mr innkeeper of South Petherton Q/SR/2/82
1614 CORNELIUS Jerome groom of South Petherton, apprentice to John Rowsell kettles Q/SR/18/31
1614 ROWSELL John smith of South Petherton Q/SR/18/31
1614 WRENCH William shoemaker, late of South Petherton theft of corn Q/SR/18/65
1615 WESTCOTE Robert South Petherton felled timber on his tenement and threatened tenants who went to view the matter Q/SR/20/25-6
1615 FORTE William witness Q/SR/20/25-6
1615 MARKE John witness Q/SR/20/25-6
1615 THORNE John the younger witness Q/SR/20/25-6
1615? PORT John South Petherton not ditching Q/SR/20/79
1614 THORNE Thomas husbandman of South Petherton attack on reapers in Petherton field Q/SR/21/84
1614 BAKER Alice South Petherton attack on reapers in Petherton field Q/SR/21/84
1614 WILLIE Thomas South Petherton attack on reapers in Petherton field Q/SR/21/84
1615? WESTCOT Robert beating Thomas Littlejohn at South Petherton Q/SR/22/89
1615? LITTLEJOHN Thomas victim Q/SR/22/89
1616 PALFREY William carpenter, late of South Petherton theft of tools at Whitelackington Q/SR/23/29
1616 COMMINS John South Petherton theft of yarn Q/SR/23/41-6
1617 GEINTER George weaver, late of South Petherton stole 11s8d and clothing from master after travelling to London Q/SR/26/48-49
c 1616 DAWKEN Margaret blind and deaf woman born South Petherton lives Martocl Q/SR/27/174
1617 DAWKEN Margaret blind and deaf woman petition about maintenance payments from South Petherton and Martock Q/SR/27/89
1617 MEADE Edmunde of Pitney petition against brother Q/SR/27/90
1617 MEADE Tobias South Petherton petition by brother – undetailed case Q/SR/27/90
c 1617 DANGERFIELD Johane wife of Nicholas Dangerfield of South Petherton, prisoner at Ilchester petition against John Porter Q/SR/27/189
c 1617 PORTER John South Petherton taken against Johane Dangerfield and caused her to be put on gaol Q/SR/27/189
1617/8 CROCKER Thomas husbandman of South Petherton warrant for arrest for frequenting ale houses and breaking the peace Q/SR/28/52
1618 HAYNE Anthonie tailor of South Petherton stole candlestick from house of John Symes and platter from house of widow Holland Q/SR/29/38
1618 SYMES John victim Q/SR/29/38
1618 HOLLAND widow victim Q/SR/29/38
1617/8 EDMONDS John the younger of South Petherton, groom confessed to finding dead sheep in field and taking a pound of wool Q/SR/29/69
1619 SANDYS Emanual gent, of South Petherton warrant to allow William Lavor to build Q/SR/32/84
1619 LAVOR William labourer warrant to allow him to build a cottage at Pytwaie [Pitway], South Petherton Q/SR/32/84
1619 MEAD Tobias South Petherton petition re debt owed by Hilbornes of Kingsdon Q/SR/32/164
1620 WESTCOTE Robert constable of South Petherton certificate by parishioners testifying to character Q/SR/35/24
1620 GILL Richard order to allow him to erect cottage Q/SR/35/36
1620 SANDYS Emanual certificate granting permission to Richard Gill Q/SR/35/43
1620 GILL Richard permission to erect cottage Q/SR?35/43
1620 WHITE Robert certificate of inhabitants of South Petherton stating he has lived in parish for 60 years and is law abiding Q/SR/35/173
1621 GREGGE Johane South Petherton warrant for arrest Q/SR/37/58
1620/1 CANNARY Margery spinster,South Petherton waistcoast stolen from William Goodland Q/SR/38/37
1621 SCOTT Ann wife of Thomas Scott of South Petherton witness re assignation between William Back of Merriot and Joane Grigg the maid of Mr Viccars in the churchyard Q/SR/38/78
1621 GRIGG Joane maid of Mr Viccars Q/SR/38/78
1621 JENNING Thomas carpenter, South Petherton witness re William Back saying he had fathered 3 illegitimate children Q/SR/38/79
1621 CANNARY Margery widow, South Petherton witness re assignation between William Back and Joane Grygg Q/SR/38/80
1621 FORT Elizabeth South Petherton witness re assignation between William Back and Joane Grygg Q/SR/38/80
1621/2 WESTCOTT Steven husbandman of South Petherton stealing of hay from Robert King Q/SR/40/78
1621/2 KING Robert South Petherton victim Q/SR/40/78
1621 LAVOR Thomas labourer, South Petherton re travel pass of Richard Redstone Q/SR/40/119
1622 MATRAVERS John on behalf of brother Peter Q/SR/41/195
1622 MATRAVERS Peter imptent and deaf man being mistreated by his wife Q/SR/41/195
1623 PITCHER John South Petherton suspected stealing of corn Q/SR/42/4
1623 HOLAND William South Petherton suspected stealing of corn Q/SR/42/4
1623 WRENCHE William South Petherton receiving of corn and wheat Q/SR/42/5
1623 CABLE Margery widow, South Petherton receiving of corn and wheat Q/SR/42/5
1622/3 GRINTER George fustian weaver, South Petherton break in at house of Edmond Beard and theft of money Q/SR/42/140
1622/3 BEARD Edmond South Petherton victim Q/SR/42/140
1622 GRINTER George fustian weaver, South Petherton confessed to finding butchers block in the street which he carried to graveyard but denied selling it Q/SR/42/149
1623 DAWKINS Margaret poor blind woman now resident in Martock order that parish of South Petherton should contribute to her keep Q/SR/43/129
1623 DAWKINS Margeret poor blind woman born in South Petherton petition by parishioners of Martock Q/SR/43/133
1624 SCOTT Thomas clerk, South Petherton petition Q/SR/48/44
1624 WESTCOTT Thomas shoemaker of South Petherton states 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
1624 SYMONS John servant to Thomas Willye Q/SR/50/65
1624 WILLYE Thomas Q/SR/50/65
1653 PITCHER John labourer, South Petherton witness re items stolen from his master Q/SR/87/22
1653 ISHAM John cordwainer, South Petherton witness re what Robert Westcott saw Q/SR/87/23
1653 WESTCOTT Robert South Petherton apparently saw a man leave his father’s stable and that his father’s ostler followed the thief into the green behind his father’s house Q/SR/87/23
1653 ISHAM Cypeiram examination of John Paull of Barrington Q/SR/87/21
1653 POOLE Edmond South Petherton charged with living an evil life Q/SR/88/2
1656 FORTE Henry Compton Durville, South Petherton, husbandman victim: four or five shears of wheat stolen from Compton Fields Q/SR/93/70
1656 SKELL John South Petherton witness Q/SR/93/70
1656 DUNSTER Susanna South Petherton accused of stealing wheat Q/SR/93/70
1656 CLARKE Christian South Petherton accused of stealing wheat Q/SR/93/70
1656 HOOPPER Christian wife of John Hoopper of South Petherton witness re John Porker breaking open a coffin and removing the string between the brain and the heart Q/SR/93/130-1
1656 HULLETT Mary South Petherton witness Q/SR/93/130-1
1656 WEYGOOD Elizabeth spinster,South Petherton witness Q/SR/93/130-1
1656 PORKER John labourer, South Petherton breaking open a coffin and removing the string between the brain and the heart Q/SR/93/130-1
1657 REDBERT Thomas butcher, South Petheton witness re stealing of meat from shambleboards at market by Nicholas Sanford of Norton Sub Hamdon which was then taken yo house of John Westcott Q/SR/95/26-7
1657 ALLEN John Compton Durville, South Petherton witness re stealing of meat from shambleboards at market by Nicholas Sanford of Norton Sub Hamdon which was then taken yo house of John Westcott Q/SR/95/26-7
1657 WESTCOTT John South Petherton witness re stealing of meat from shambleboards at market by Nicholas Sanford of Norton Sub Hamdon which was then taken yo house of John Westcott Q/SR/95/26-7
1659 ANSTICE Edmond mercer, South Petherton witness Q/SR/97/50
1659 BAKER Robert South Petherton prisoner in Ilchester gaol Q/SR/98/21
1659 EDMONDS Henry South Harp, South Petherton prisoner in Ilchester gaol Q/SR/98/21
1659 EDMONDS Henry South Harp, South Petherton accused of stealing 25 sheep from Thomas Lye of Hurcott, Ilton Q/SR/98/131
1659 EDMONDS Henry South Harp, South Petherton gave evidence he sold the sheep he stole to William Pitman of Somerton Q/SR/98/131
1659 PALMER Henry South Harp, South Petherton, wollen weaver gave evidence he had 5 ewes and 5 lambs stolen and suspects Henry Edmonds Q/SR/98/131
1659 BAKER Josias alehouse keeper, South Petherton Q/SR/112/89-90
1670 STURTON Thomas South Petherton gave evidence re theft of hurdles from his grounds then found in the liney house of Robert Reynolds Q/SR/114/13
1670 COPTUER Humfry South Petherton made threats to Thomas Stuckey of Barrington Q/SR/114/32
1671 PITTS John constable of South Petherton assaulted in the house of Anne Westcott Q/SR/115/12
1671 WESTCOTT Anne widow, South Petherton Q/SR/115/12
1671 WARRE Thomas junior, Gentleman assaulted John Pitts with several other men Q/SR/115/12
1671 BURGES James witness Q/SR/115/12
1671 STUCKY John witness Q/SR/115/12
1671 PULLMAN Edward witness Q/SR/115/12
1671 AXE John tythingman, South Petherton witness re theft of cloth, clothes and yarn from Thomas Moore of Martock, dyer’s horse whilst he was inside house of John Willey of SP Q/SR/115/81
1671 WILLEY John South Petherton Q/SR/115/81
1671 PRINCE Robert Ostler, South Petherton accused Q/SR/115/81
1671 VAX Thomas accused claimed he did not speak with Thomas Vax Q/SR/115/81
1671 VAX Thomas South Petherton witness Q/SR/115/82
1672 SANDYS William gent, of South Petherton witness Q/SR/116/54
1672 WILLY Lawrence servant to William Sandys witness Q/SR/116/54
1672 ELLIS Hugh South Petherton accused of assaulting Robert Pullen of Kingsbury Episcopi Q/SR/117/8
1684 MARKES Mary wife of Robert Markes of South Petherton witness to assault on Mary Spratt by her husband Robert Q/SR/159/36
1684 WHITENHOLE Mary Coat in Martock witness to assault on Mary Spratt by her husband Robert Q/SR/159/36
1687 WINE John South Petherton refused to pay hearth tax Q/SR/170/11
1687 HILBOURNE William South Petherton refused to pay hearth tax Q/SR/170/11
1687 Baker Ann wife of William Baker prevented Thomas Bayly collector of hearth tax from distraining several pewter dishes in the house of William Baker Q/SR/170/11
1690 MALLET Joane witness to theft whilst at South Petherton church Q/SR/180/10
1690 PITTARD William constable Q/SR/180/10
1690 HARRIS John Q/SR/180/10
1694 DARBY Henry victualler, South Petherton Q/SR/197/17
1694 WATTS William cooper, South Petherton witness Q/SR/198/6
1700 PROWSE Amos attorney, South Petherton Q/SR/216/2
1707 HIDE David fell monger, South Petherton accused of stealing 2 sheep from Francis Pellen of Curry Rivel, labourer Q/SR/245/3
1710 PITCHER John junior, clothier, South Petherton gave evidence re items of clothing stolen from house in South Petherton of his father John Pitcher, senior Q/SR/255/6
1730 GEAR Joan widow to be removed from West Chinnock to South Petherton Q/SR/298/77-9
1703 GADD Robert and wife and children from West Monkton settlement Certificate Q/SR/298/125-6
1703 GADD Elizabeth wife of Robert settlement Certificate Q/SR/298/125-6
1730 GADD Robert wife Ann, and Anna, John, Robert and Mary their children removal order to West Monkton Q/SR/298/127
1731 ARDIN Samuel labourer, South Petherton order for arrest Q/SR/299/127
1732 CHANNING James South Petherton letter from N Gundry asking for Channing to be excused serving on the Grand Jury as had been confined to his house for several years Q/SR/300/30-1
1732 CHANNING James mercer, South Petherton certificate by William Speke that he was physically incapable of attending Quarter sessions Q/SR/300/32
1732 WILLY Sarah wife of Laurence Willy of South Petherton witness re alleged theft of 2 women’s linen caps by Mary Porter Q/SR/300/40
1732 FOORT James South Petherton (and his wife) Q/SR/300/40
1733 ROWSELL William removal order from Norton Sub Hamdon to South Petherton Q/SR/301/52
1733 ROWSELL Jane wife of William removal order from Norton Sub Hamdon to South Petherton Q/SR/301/52
1733 ROWSELL Mary child of William and Jane aged 2 years removal order from Norton Sub Hamdon to South Petherton Q/SR/301/52
1733 ROWSELL Diana child of William and Jane aged about 1 month removal order from Norton Sub Hamdon to South Petherton Q/SR/301/52
1735 ELLIOTT Richard South Petherton evidence re theft of turkeys from Mr Prowse and Mr Sandys Q/SR/303/150
1735 BAMBURY John Q/SR/303/150
1735 AXE John and his wife Dorothy Q/SR/303/150
1735 DERBY Henry and his unnamed wife Q/SR/303/150
1735 TOMKINS Samuel South Petherton gave 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 hiuse Q/SR/303/151
1735 BAILY James and his wife Q/SR/303/151
1735 WESTCOTT Thomas South Petherton witness re theft of scythe and baulk by Richard Elliott Q/SR/301/152
1735 FORT John South Petherton witness re theft of scythe and baulk by Richard Elliott Q/SR/301/152
1735 FORT Joan wife of James Fort, South Petherton witness re theft of scythe and baulk by Richard Elliott Q/SR/301/152
1735 PITCHER John South Petherton victim Q/SR/301/152
1735 HARVEY George miller, South Petherton victim – theft of his shoes and brass buckles found on feet of Richard Elliott Q/Sr/301/153
1736 HAMLIN Thomas and wife Sarah removal order from Norton Sub Hamdon to South Petherton Q/SR/304/111
1736 HARVEY Robert Mundy removal order from Isle Abbotts to South Petherton Q/SR/304/154
1737 CLARK Joseph Moor, South Petherton request for meeting house licence in houses owned by Mr Edward Damer Q/SR/305/150
1738 SYLVESTER John South Harp oath unable to attend Quarter Sessions at Bruton because of rheumatism that he is hardly able to walk or stand Q/SR/306/60
2 Feb 1739/40 ROBINS Mary wf of William ROBINS and children Mary and James removed from Fordington to South Petherton http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~fordingtondorset/Files/FordingtonPoorLawRecords.html
1740 HILLARD James South Harp, South Petherton statement by neighbours re Hillard being taken sick while serving on grand jury Q/SR/308/77
1740 BRADFORD William and wife Sarah and children Eleana and Sarah removal order to Broadwindsor, Dorset Q/SR/308/184
1740 PARKER Samuel and wife Elizabeth removal order from Broadway to South Petherton Q/SR/308/215
1741 WATTS Nathaniel removal order from South Petherton to Tintinhull Q/SR/309/172
1741 BARTER Sarah widow and Anne and Hannah, her children removal order from Martock to South Petherton Q/SR/309/173
1742 PITMAN John and Elizabeth his wife removal order from South Petherton to Wincanton Q/SR/310/22
1742 PURCHASE Samuel Elizabeth his wife, and William, Mary, John, Samuel, Elizabeth and Jane their children removal order from Hardington Mandeville to South Petherton Q/SR/310/134
1744 GLOVER Susannah single woman removal order from South Petherton to Brimpton Q/SR/312/109
1744 MARKES Sarah spinster removal order from South Petherton to Stoke sub Hamdon Q/SR/312/110
1745 MARSH Susannah South Petherton, singlewoman witness re theft of ducks from Lawence Willy Q/SR/313/31
1745 WILLEY Lawrence wheelright, South Petherton victim Q/SR/313/31
1745 HOW Elizabeth Single woman, South Petherton accused of coaxing the ducks into Marsh’s house and killed and skinned them Q/SR/313/31
1745 SHEPPARD Mary Single woman, South Petherton accused of coaxing the ducks into Marsh’s house and killed and skinned them Q/SR/313/31
1745 HOW Elizabeth Single woman, South Petherton witness Q/SR/313/34
1745 MARSH John South Petherton, Father of Susannah Q/SR/313/34
1745 SHEPPARD Mary Single woman, South Petherton witness Q/SR/313/37
1747 OLD Joseph and wife Joan and their son, Joseph, plus Joseph [snr’s] children by former wife: John, George and Anne removal order from Dinnington to South Petherton Q/SR/315/156
1748 CHAFFEY Ann bastard child of Betty Chaffey removal order from Curland to South Petherton Q/SR/316/1/31
1748 VAGG Elizabeth apprentice to Amos Prowse of South Petherton discharged from apprenticeship due to giving birth to bastard child Q/SR/316/4/30
1739 VAGG Elizabeth poor child of South Petherton apprenticed to Amos Prowse, gent apprenticeship indenture in housewifery until she is 21 Q/SR/316/4/32
1739 CALLOW Robert Church Warden, South Petherton witness to indenture Q/SR/316/4/32
1739 COLE Roger Overseer of South Petherton witness to indenture Q/SR/316/4/32
1739 BEALE John Overseer of South Petherton witness to indenture Q/SR/316/4/32
1739 MILLS John Overseer of South Petherton witness to indenture Q/SR/316/4/32
1752 NEWTON Robert Shopkeeper and Dowlas Maker, South Petherton convicted of swearing 12 profane oaths Q/SR/320/1/33
1751 WILLEY John born South Petherton but went to work in London when 10 or 11  and then to Maidstone, Kent where servant for 6-7 years conveyance order Q/SR/320/1/66
1752 MILES Thomas South Petherton convicted of selling a loaf of bread to Robert Isaac without the said loaf being marked with a letter Q/SR/320/2/32
1752 WILLEY John shopkeeper, South Petherton convicted of selling a loaf of bread to Robert Isaac of South Petherton, Labourer, without the loaf being marked with a letter Q/SR/320/2/33
1752 ISAAC Robert South Petherton, Labourer witness against Thomas Mills concerning the making and sale of bread which was unmarked by any letter Q/SR/320/2/71
1752 MILLS Thomas of South Petherton, Taylor, accused Q/SR/320/2/71
1752 ISAAC Robert South 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
1752 WILLEY John of South Petherton, Shop Keeper, accused Q/SR/320/2/72
1752 ELLIOTT Mary of Lower Stratton, South  Petherton, accused Q/SR/320/2/72
1752 MILLS Thomas South Petherton, Taylor convicted of selling unmarked bread Q/SR/320/2/73
1752 WILLEY John South Petherton, Taylor convicted of selling unmarked bread Q/SR/320/2/74
1752 PEPPERELL George Overseer of South Petherton request to apprehend Robert Weare Q/SR/320/3/62
1752 TAYLOR Robert South Petherton, Butcher convicted of selling cider without being licensed Q/SR/320/4/38
1752 ROGERS William South Petherton, Linman, convicted of swearing 30 profane oaths Q/SR/321/1/26
1752 NEWTON Robert South Petherton, Shopkeeper convicted of swearing 4 profane oaths Q/SR/321/1/27
1753 ATTWOOL James and his family notice of removal order from Norton sub Hamdon Q/SR/321/3/10
1753 ATTWOOL James his wife Mary and their children Margaret 2 and a half and James 1 removal order from Norton Sub Hamdon to South Petherton Q/SR/321/3/12
1753 BROWN John South Petherton, Yeoman convicted of swearing 1 profane oaths Q/SR/322/1/68
1754 COLBERT John South Petherton, Yeoman convicted of swearing 2 profane oaths Q/SR/322/2/20
1754 WESTCOTT Robert of 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
1754 WESTCOTT Robert discharged from position as Constable Q/SR/322/2/47
1754 HOW Daniel South Petherton convicted of selling beer, ale, or other liquor without being duly licensed to do so Q/SR/322/4/40
1754 EDWARDS Mary widow apprehended 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
1754 COOKESON John South Petherton Q/SR/322/4/49
1754 NEAL Samuel South Petherton Q/SR/322/4/49
1754 GULLY Francis South Petherton, Yeoman convicted of swearing 4 profane oaths Q/SR/323/1/25
1754 TAYLOR David South Petherton convicted of selling ale without being licensed to do so Q/SR/323/1/26
1754 HOW Daniel South Petherton convicted of wilfully and knowingly harbouring and entertaining vagrants in his dwelling house Q/SR/323/1/30
1754 LOWMAN Aaron vagrant removal order from South Petherton to Taunton St James Q/SR/323/1/50
1754 ANDERSON John vagrant removal order from South Petherton to Axminster, Devon Q/SR/323/1/54
1754 COOMBE Richard vagrant conveyance order to Axminster, Devon on his way to Falmouth, Cornwall Q/SR/323/1/56
1754 MORRIS James conveyance order to Axminster, Devon on his way to Falmouth, Cornwall Q/SR/323/1/58
1755 PAUL Nicholas Cordwainer, his wife Jane, and their children John, 5, Francis, 2, Elizabeth, 4 months removal order from Stocklinch Magdalen to South Petherton Q/SR/323/2/4
1755 PEPPERELL George South Petherton, Yeoman convicted of swearing 50 profane oaths Q/SR/324/1/56
1755 TUCKER Nicholas born South Petherton Settlement 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 SYNDERCOMBE http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~fordingtondorset/Files/FordingtonPoorLawRecords.html
1756 FORTT John Constable of the Hundred of South Petherton presentment that all things are well in the said Hundred. Q/SR/324/4/21
1756 ADDERLY Margret and Joseph her son, 3 conveyance order to St Mary Redcliffe, Bristol, on their way to the Kingdom of Ireland where Margret Adderly was born. Q/SR/325/1/59
1757 GUMER Robert Constable of the Hundred of South Petherton presentment that all things are well in the said Hundred. Q/SR/325/2/30
1757 HULL George Constable of the Hundred of South Petherton presentment that all things are well in the said Hundred. Q/SR/325/2/30
1757 DANIEL William the 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 Lopen Q/SR/325/4/3
1757 WILlMOTT John Gardner removal order from Shepton Mallet to South Petherton Q/SR/325/4/21
1757 EDMONDS John the younger, Churchwarden of South Petherton Q/SR/326/1/35
1757 SEAWARD James Churchwarden of South Petherton Q/SR/326/1/35
1757 OSTLER William Overseer of the Poor of South Petherton, Q/SR/326/1/35
1757 PIKE Martin Overseer of the Poor of South Petherton, Q/SR/326/1/35
1757 DENMAN John Overseer of the Poor of South Petherton, Q/SR/326/1/35
1757 COLBERT John Overseer of the Poor of South Petherton, Q/SR/326/1/35
1757 WHITE James poor child of South Petherton apprenticeship indenture in husbandry to Rev Castelman Q/SR/326/1/35
1757 CASTELMAN John Clerk, Vicar of South Petherton Q/SR/326/1/35
1758 CASTELMAN John South Petherton appeal against apprenticeship Q/SR/326/1/36
1758 WHITE James South Petherton, apprentice to John Castelman Q/SR/326/1/36
1758 PINNEY Joan convicted of selling ale, cider, or other liquors in South Petherton without being duly licensed Q/SR/326/2/33
1758 GENTLE Hercules South Petherton, Cordwainer convicted of swearing 10 profane oaths Q/SR/327/1/14
1759 MILLS Thomas South Petherton, Taylor accused  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
1759 NEWTON Robert South Petherton, Clothmaker Q/SR/327/2/60
1764 HARVEY also WEBBLE Thomas removal order from Norton Fitzwarren to South Petherton Q/SR/332/3/7
1766 EAMES William and his wife Sarah, and their children Susanna 20 and Levi 1 removal order from Chard to South Petherton Q/SR/334/2/18
1767 POTTENGER Joan widow removal order from South Petherton to Curry Rivel, Q/SR/335/3/7
1767 EBDEN William Thread Spinner, his wife Mary, and their children Betty 8, Sarah 7, Elias 4, and William 3/4 of a year removal order from South Petherton to Hawkchurch, Dorset Q/SR/335/3/8
1767 PLYER John wife Edith, and their daughter Ann, 9 months removal order from East Coker to South Petherton Q/SR/335/3/28
1767 MARKES Ann  poor child of South Petherton aged 8, as apprentice to George Tupp  to be instructed in housewifery. Q/SR/335/4/5
1767 TUPP George of South Petherton, Cutler, Q/SR/335/4/5
1771 GARLAND William South Petherton, Thatcher convicted of keeping and using nets to catch and destroy conies in Moor Down, South Petherton Q/SR/339/3/3
1771 GARLAND John South Petherton, Thatcher convicted of keeping and using nets to catch and destroy conies in Moor Down, South Petherton Q/SR/339/3/3
1771 BECK John South Petherton, Tallow Chandler convicted of swearing 10 profane curses Q/SR/340/1/31
1771 ADAMS Robert South Petherton, Malster convicted of swearing 10 profane curses Q/SR/340/1/32
1771 NORMAN James South Petherton, Malster convicted of swearing 1 profane curse Q/SR/340/1/34
1773 VAUX Ann South Petherton convicted of attempting to sell underweight bread Q/SR/341/3/42
1773 MASTERS John South Petherton convicted of attempting to sell underweight bread Q/SR/341/3/44
1773 BAMBURY Ann South Petherton convicted of attempting to sell underweight bread Q/SR/341/3/46
1773 HELLARD Clifton South Petherton convicted of attempting to sell underweight bread Q/SR/341/3/47
1773 STOWER Samuel South Petherton convicted of attempting to sell underweight bread Q/SR/341/3/48
1774 ANSTICE Josiah South 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 relief Q/SR/342/3/14
1774 RICHARD Samuel accused Q/SR/342/3/14
1775 WARR Richard his wife Mary, and their children Diana, Hannah, Fanny, and Ruth removal order from South Petherton to Whitchurch Canonicorum, Dorset Q/SR/343/2/58
1775 GUMMER George his wife Grace, and their children William 13, Sarah 10, Thomas 7, Samuel 5, John 3, and Betty 4 months removal order from South Petherton to Lopen Q/SR/344/1/32
1776 GIFFORD James of Roundwell Street, South  Petherton dissenters certificate: his house is to be used for divine worship.  Q/SR/344/4/16
1776 MALE Malachi of South Petherton, father of bastard child of Mary Bishop of Kingston. Kingston St Mary, Somerset. Order to constables to apprehend Malachi Male
1776 PATCH Thomas Now residing in South Petherton, Somerset When 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 otherwise Devon Record Office Uplyme Parish
1781 HEBDITCH William South Petherton convicted for driving a waggon with more than four horses through the turnpike gate Q/SR/350/1/19
1783 DAVIS Samuel South Petherton, labourer witness re the theft of cider from his master’s cellar by Samuel Clark Q/SR/351/2/26
1783 CLARK Samuel South Petherton accused Q/SR/351/2/26
1783 PREW Mathew South Petherton, victualler gave evidence re the theft of a hogshead of cider from his cellar Q/SR/351/2/27
1783 WHITEHEAD Robert Jane his wife and their children Betty, Charlotte, Pamela and James removal order from South Petherton to Somerton Q/SR/351/2/56
1785 ELLIOTT Stephen removal order from South Petherton to West Coker. Q/SR/354/1/36
1787 CLARKE Samuel South Petherton conviction for pulling a waggon on the Shepton Mallet turnpike road with more than four horses Q/SR/355/2/33
1790 HEBDITCH Samuel Over Stratton, South Petherton, yeoman gave evidence theft of a hempen bag, which he found in the custody of William Ball Q/SR/359/1/11
1790 BALL William Over Stratton, South Petherton, butcher accused Q/SR/359/1/11
1790 GOODRIDGE Rachael removal order from South Petherton to Somerton Q/SR/359/1/25
1791 MITCHELL Benjamin South Petherton, Linman, general quit claim from John Bulgin of Seavington St Michael, blacksmith and Sarah his wife Q/SR/359/1/45
1791 SALISBURY William Constable of South Petherton certificate of repair of roads Q/SR/359/2/25
1794 BAKER William general quit claim Q/SR/362/1/43
1794 BAILEY Samuel South Petherton, labourer general quit claim Q/SR/362/1/43
1794 WILLY Samuel South Petherton, yeoman general quit claim Q/SR/362/1/43
1794 WILLY Samuel South Petherton, yeoman general quit claim Q/SR/362/1/44
1794 BAKER William South Petherton, labourer general quit claim Q/SR/362/1/44
1794 BAILEY Samuel South Petherton, labourer general quit claim Q/SR/362/1/44
1795 BECK Joseph South Petherton, innholder gave evidence that William Meech alias Jones, offered to sell him a saddle and furniture Q/SR/363/4/25 
1795 MEECH alias JONES William accused Q/SR/363/4/25
1796 HERDMAN Richard South Petherton, mercer gave evidence re Benjamin Gullick paying for goods with counterfeit money Q/SR/364/3/20
1796 VAGG Gerard South Petherton, labourer gave evidence re Benjamin Gullick paying for goods with counterfeit money Q/SR/364/3/20 
1796 MARKS John South Petherton, cordwainer gave evidence re Benjamin Gullick paying for goods with counterfeit money Q/SR/364/3/20 
1796 GULLICK Benjamin accused Q/SR/364/3/20 
1796 POLLET? Henry wife Susanna and his children Elizabeth, Mary, John, William and Thomas removal order removed from Wells St Cuthbert to Etherton? [possibly North or South Petherton] Q/SR/365/1/25 
1799 HAMMOND Joseph South Petherton, husbandman General quitclaim husbandman to William Osborne of Merriott, gardener Q/SR/367/3/66
1799 VAGG John South Petherton, sheriffs officer gave 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
1850 CLARK Simon South Petherton gave 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 Seavington Q/SR/577/22a 
1850 TAYLOR Joseph South Petherton gave evidence re the theft of seven faggots of wood, of the value of one shilling, property of Henry Burchall Peren Q/SR/577/152-3 
1850 GULLY James South Petherton gave evidence re the theft of seven faggots of wood, of the value of one shilling, property of Henry Burchall Peren Q/SR/577/152-3
1850 BAKER Job South Petherton accused Q/SR/577/152-3
1850 HEBDITCH Mary South Petherton accused Q/SR/577/152-3
1850 ATKINS Harriet South Petherton accused Q/SR/577/152-3
1850 PEREN Henry Burchall victim Q/SR/577/152-3
1850 LANG Oliver South Petherton conviction for stealing money from the person of Elizabeth Glyde Horsey Q/SR/577/220 
1850 ATKINS alias HOPKINS Harriet South Petherton conviction for stealing one earthen pan, one basket, and one winnowing sheet, property of James Burt Q/SR/577/224 
1850 BAKER Job South Petherton conviction for stealing one hammer, property of Sealy Bridge Q/SR/577/226
1850 LAURENCE William South Petherton evidendence from Alfred Trott re the theft of a box rule, value 6d Q/SR/580/25-26
1850 LAURENCE William South Petherton Examination 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 Laurence Q/SR/580/29, 32