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From the Maidstone Assizes

14 March 1676.

48. Writs, venire facias, (a judicial writ directing the sheriff to summon a specified number of qualified persons to serve as jurors.)

Thomas Knowler, victualler, of Herne, at Maidstone, 27 July 1675, and returned by Sir John Cutler, sheriff.


From the Maidstone Assizes

14 March 1676.

49. Writ Capius. (In the common law legal systems, capias ad respondendum (Latin: "that you may capture [him] in order for him to reply") is or was a writ issued by a court to the sheriff of a particular county to bring the defendant, having failed to appear, to answer a civil action against him.)

For William Baker of Herne, victualler, at Maidstone, 27 July 1675, and returned by Sir John Cutler, sheriff.


Kentish Gazette, 5 August 1851.

Petty Sessions. Home Division of St Augustine's.

Saturday, August 2nd.

(Before E. Fass, Esq., (chairman," William Delmar, Esq., G. M. Taswell, Esq., T. M. McKay , Esq., William Hyder, Esq., and the Rev. J. Hilton.

Thomas Daniels, of Chislett, who has a licence to sell beer off the premises, was fined 1 and 15s. 6d. costs for keeping his house open for the sale of beer, after 10 o'clock on the 26th ult, on the complaint of Superintendent Walker. It was a second offence, and the defendant made the same excuse, namely, that he was treating a few customers to some beer, on their paying their bills for pork and wood.

John Laker, of Herne, was fined 1s. and 14s. 6d. costs, for a similar offence, though of a less aggravated nature.

After the transaction of some important business, the Court broke up.


Census 1861

LONGLEY Joshua, Eddington/Loddington Malthouse, aged 54, Maltsman.


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