Quakers

From the County of Hereford Quarter Sessions Order Books, Petitions, &c.
 
[Q/SR/28 - bundle of Petitions &c for Trinity 1740]
 
To the Justices of the peas at the Quarter Sessions held in Hereford the fifteenth day of July 1740 for the County of Hereford greeting

We whose names are herein under subscribed on behalf of our selves and the Rest of our friends caled Quakers in the County of Hereford do hereby certifie you that we have taken a barn in Ledbury of Charles Borrow(?) of the same to Hould Religious Meetings in for the Worship of God, and Desire that the said Barne may be Recorded & Lisensed for that purpose, as the Law requireth in that Case.
 
[signatures]
    (?) Perkins  [his first name was written with such a flourish that it's unclear - other than it was an abbreviation ending in "m"]
    Gabriel Smith
    Samuel Southall
    Peter Young
    Caleb Baker
    John Pitt
    Simon Price
    Wm Perkins jun'r