James and Mary Henthorn(e)
Court of Quarter Sessions
November Term 1736
Assault and Battery on John Owen (Constable)
Chester County fs.
The Grand Inquest for the County of Chester - upon their ... affirmation do present That John Starr late of the County ... Labourer, James Starr late of the same County Labourer, Daniel O'Neal late of the same County Weaver, John Henthorn late of same county Labourer, James Henthorne late of the same county Labourer, Anne Downard Wife of William Downard late of the same county Labourer, Jane Downard late of the same county Spinster, & Mary Henthorne wife of James Henthorne late of the same county Labourer, together with divers other malefactors and of the Peace of our Sovereign ... the King who now is, Disturbers, the fifteenth Day of November in the tenth Year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George the Second by the Grace of God of Great Britain, France & Ireland King. Defender of the faith ... ... at the Township of London Grove in the County of Chester within the jurisdiction of this Court themselves so disturb the Peace of our Sovereign Lord the King riotously ... & unlawfully did assemble and gather together & so between themselves assembled & gathered together being upon John Owen, Esq; then High Sheriff of the County being & then and there in the Peace of God and of our Sovereign Lord the King being then and there the force and arms so ... ... .... ... ... and unlawfully an assault did make and him the ... John Owen then and there did beat wound and ill-entreat So that of his Life it was greatly despaired and other Harms to him the ... John Owen then and there did to the grievous Damage of the ... John Owen in high Violation of the Laws to the most evil and pernicious Example of Others in the like Case Delinquents And against the Peace of our Lord the King who now is his Crown and ....
J.S. Growdon & Sna Rege.
John Starr, James Starr, James Henthorn & Ann Downard being called appeared & the said John Starr pleaded Guilty & said James Starr pleaded Guilty and Ann Downard pleaded Guilty & said James Henthorn pleaded Guilty ----