Papers [?] to the Treasurer of Anglesey in relation to the Roper family

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      GB 221 WQ17/2/14/17
  • Alternative Id.
      GB 221 WQA/M/2/14/17
  • Dates of Creation
      1814 Mar. 9 - 1814 Oct. 11
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PAPERS [?] to the Treasurer of Anglesey in relation to the Roper family.

COPY ACCOUNT of money due to Thomas Roper the late soldier as subsistence for his wife and 3 children from March 3rd 1808 when he joined the Regiment of Anglesey Royal Militia or Fuziliers until November 1st 1808 when the youngest child died and she joined him, at 8s 0d a week in the sum of £13 15s 5d.

APPENDED: Declaration on oath signed by Sarah Roper (her mark) that she did not receive any money for the period 3rd March to 1st November 1808 when she joined her husband at the Regiment at Margate. Dated 9th March 1814.

LETTER: 1814 October 11th. Letter John Merryweather, Skipton to J. Jones, Treasurer for the County of Anglesey, requesting payment of £13 15s 5d which can be then passed on to the family, who are in 'abject circumstances'.

COPY CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE in the Royal Anglesey Militia or Fuziliers for Thomas Roper. Signed by W. L. Hughes, Colonel.

Confirming the service of Thomas Roper as a private in Col. Hughes' Company, Royal Anglesey Militia as a substitute for the Parish of Llangefni for John Roberts. He has served since 3rd March 1808, until discharged at Downpatrick in Ireland 28th November 1812.

COPY CERTIFICATES OF CHILDRENS' BAPTISMS: Elizabeth, daughter of Thomas Roper and Sarah, his wife, born October 23rd 1804 and baptised November 18th 1804. Copy of the Register of Baptisms belonging to the Parish of Skipton in Craven certified June 7th 1808.

Thomas, son of Thomas Roper and Sarah his wife, born December 20th 1802 and christened February 6th 1803. Copy of the Register of the Parish church of Gargrave in the county and Diocese of York certified 11th June 1808.

Ann, daughter of Thomas Roper, then resident in St. Andrew Street in Liverppol, tailor, and of Sarah, formerly Lee, his wife, was born on 23rd November and baptised on the 28th December 1806. Copy of the Register kept in the Parish Church of St. Peter in Liverpool, certified 20th December 1813.

ACCOUNT of money due to Thomas Roper on behalf of his wife and three children from March 3rd to November 1st 1808 when the youngest child died and his wife joined him at the Regiment, being £13 15s 5d.

LETTER to the Treasurer of the County of Anglesey from John Merryweather, Skipton in Craven, Yorkshire, requesting payment of £13 15s 5d, and explaining why Roper could not apply for these monies within the stipulated 26week period.

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