[From Choice Presentments ]

Women suing for costs of Illegitimate children

These two paages were bundled in the 1822 presentments

William Kneen of Lezayre to Ann Quayle 1812 April

At a chapter court holden at Ramsey 29 May 1812 Between Ann Quayle plaintiff and William Kneen defendant

To cash to messenger for going to get midwife
2 6
To paid midwife for attendance
7 6
To paid for cotton 5yds at 2/- per
10 0
To do for demetter 11/2 yd at 2/1
3 0
Linen for shirts 2 yrds at 2/6 per
5 0
Muslin 1/2 yd at 4/- per
2 0
Check for bratts 2 yards at 1/6 per
3 0
Flannel 4 yds at 2/- per yd
8 0
Ale 7 quarts
7 0
Wine two bottles
5 0
Two quarts of rum
5 0
To 2lb soap
2 0
To 2lb candles
2 0
To 4lb sugar
2 6
To 1 lb Tea
6 0
To a woman attending me 14 days and nights at 1/6 per
1 1 0
British
4 6 6
2 3 3

The defendant is hereby ordered forthwith to discharge the above sum of Two pounds three shillins three pence British to the plaintiff Ann Quayle aforesaid due his moity of the lying in expenses attending the birth of the illegitimate child by the plaintiff

1822 Joseph Kneale of Lonan to Catherine Skinner

Cath Skinner Plntff Joseph Kneal Def

To expenses of lying in of my child illegitimatly begotten by you

To 4 yards flannell at 1/6 British per
0 6 0
To 4 yards callicoe at 1/0 per
0 4 0
To 4 yards printed callicoe at 1/0 per
0 4 0
To 2 yards muslim 1/6 per
0 3 0
To messenger to get midwife
0 1 6
To midwife
0 5 0
To messenger from Kirk Andreas to Kk Lonan to inform you of the childs birth
0 3 6
To Cheese
0 3 6
To butter
0 3 6
To candles
0 2 0
To 1 gallon rum
0 7 0
To 6lb sugar
0 3 0
To 3oz tea
0 1 0
To pins
0 0 6
To ale
0 3 6
To groats
0 3 0
To flower [?flour]
0 2 6
To my nurse while I was ill at 1/6d per day and dittoo per night 27days
2 14 0
To messenger to get warrant
0 1 0
To do from KK Andreas to Lonon to get defendant charged
0 3 6
To clerk writting the bill of expenses
0 1 0
British
5 15 0

 

Chapter Court 10 June 1823 Ordered that this defendant pays to plaintiff two pounds seventeen shillings and six pence british the moity of the forgoing accompt for lying in expenses, sub paena juris [ ] T Stephen


  Back index next  

Any comments, errors or omissions gratefully received The Editor
HTML Transcription © F.Coakley , 2009