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Settlement Certificate from Rothwell
15th January 1701/2

  To the Churchwardens and overseers of Desborough in the County of Northton


Whereas Joseph Lole Late of Rothwell als Rowell in the County of Northton aforesaid is gone to Inhabitt and reside in Desborough aforesaid. Wee the Churchwardens and the Overseers of the poore of Rothwell als Rowell aforesaid doo hereby Certify under our hands and seales that the said Joseph Lole is an Inhabitant of Rothwell als Rowell aforesaid and Legally settled there and if the said Joseph Lole and his family or any of them shall happen to become Chargeable to or forced to aske or require reliefe of the parish of Desborough aforesaid that then and in such Case wee doo hereby oblige our selves to receive and provide for him or his as persons Inhabiting and settled in the parish of Rothwell als Rowell aforesaid according to the true Intent and meaning of a Late Act of parliament in the Case made and provided In Wittness whereof wee have hereunto sett our hands and seales the fifteenth day of January in the Thirteenth year of his now Majesties Reigns over England Anno Dom 1702/1

Sealed and delivered the paper stamped in the presence of   Tho: Ponder
Joseph Moor         Churchwardens
    Anthony Timson
& the over [???]    
Wee Whose hands are hereunto sett his Maj:ties Justices of the peace in the said County doe allow of this Certificate   Tho: Anston [?]
      overseers of the poore
Willm Stevens
Ja: Robinson

Andrew St John

Desborough is less than 2 miles north-west of Rothwell