WITCOMBE, William (Reference)

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National Archives, Kew CO48/44, 595


14th August 1819

We the Minister and Churchwardens of the Parish of Trowbridge in the County of Wilts do certify that we do know and are well acquainted with William WITCOMBE of Trowbridge aforesaid Labourer who has a wife and five children all parishioners of Trowbridge that the said William WITCOMBE is an able bodied man but at present out of employment. We therefore recommend him as a fit and proper person to be sent to settle in his Majesty's colony at the Cape of Good Hope.

George CRABBE, Minister


Thos. STILLMAN } Churchwardens