A True and Perfect Return of All Papists Convicted in the North Riding of the County of York.

Rydale, Pickering Lyth and Whitby Strand Wapentakes, 1716

Charles Lord Fairfax     Gilling Papist
Christopher Simpson Grathland Yeoman
John Nessfield Eskdaleside      Tanner
Henry Pearson Whitby Yeoman

These persons before named were convicted as Popish recusants att the generall Quarter Sessions of the Peace holden at Thirske the tenth day of April in the second year of the reigne of his Soveraigne Lord King George in pursuance of an Act of Parliament passed in the first year of his Majestie's reigne intitled an Act for the further security of his Majestie's Person and Government and the Succession of the Crown in the heirs of the late Princess Sophia being Protestants and for extinguising the hopes of the pretended Prince of Wales and his open and secrett abettors.

A True and Perfect Return of All Papists Convicted in the North Riding of the County of York.

Hang East Wapentake, 1708

William Thwaites Cattherick     
Mr. Heddon Bedale
Anthony Metcalfe Bedale
William Grainge Bedale
John Robinson Bedale
Richard MetcalfeBedale
William Grainge Bedale
Miles Lodge Brompton
John Adamson Swinton
Henry Jackson Swinton
William PickersgillSwinton
Christopher Tideman      Moulton
William Smithson Newsham
Robert Shaw Newsham

These persons last named were convicted as Popish recusants att the generall Quarter Sessions of the Peace holden att Thirske the fourth day of Aprill in the seventh yeare of her late Majesty Queen Ann.

Historical Manuscripts Commission, The Manuscripts of Sir William Fitzherbert, Bart., and Others (London: Historical Manuscripts Commission, 1893), pp. 179-185.

 

 

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