Yorkshire Convicted Papists, 1716 (Hang West Wapentake)

A True and Perfect Return of All Papists Convicted in the North Riding of the County of York, 1716.

Hang West Wapentake

Mr. George Reynoldson Bainbridge
John Todd Bainbridge
Dorothy Blaids Bainbridge
Margaret Walker Askridge
George Kirkley Downholme
James Alcock Downholme
John Coates, Sr. East Witton
John Coates, Jr. East Witton
William Staveley East Witton
William Staveley, Jr. East Witton
John Staveley East Witton
William Petch East Witton
George Pearson East Witton
William Aller East Witton
Henry Petch East Witton
Edward Staveley East Witton
Marmaduke Grainger Grinton
John Petch Burton Constable
Mr. John Reynoldson Leybourne
James Allen Leybourne
Edward Holmes Leybourne
Francis Dent Leybourne
Peter Blenkinson Leybourne
Thomas Edmondson Leybourne
George Allen Leybourne
George Brown Midleham
Matthew Straker Midleham
Richard Holmes Midleham
Christopher Stracher Midleham
Simon Scroope Thornton Steward Esquire
Christopher Scroope Thornton Steward
James Aller Thornton Steward
Henry Homer Thornton Steward
William Cooper Thornton Steward
John Milborne Thornton Steward
Robert Marwood Thornton Steward
John Cooper Thornton Steward
William Wetherall Belerby
Robert Weatherall Belerby
Christopher Dane Wensley
Christopher Dane, Jr. Wensley
Matthew Bell Wensley
Edward Harrison Wensley
Charles Robinson Wensley
John Robinson Wensley
Mr. Michael Errington Wensley
Mr. Thomas Errington Wensley
Mr. Anthony Metcalfe Wensley
Simon Collyer Wensley
Jeremiah Day Wensley

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.

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

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