Chelsea Settlement and Bastardy Examinations, 1733-1766

London Record Society, volume 33. Settlement examinations were enquiries into the legal settlement of paupers who had applied for relief. Bastardy examinations attempted to establish the paternity of illegitimate children and could advance the rights of a mother and child against the father. This volume is a transcription of the records of examinations held in the parish of Chelsea in the mid-eighteenth century.

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Chelsea Settlement and Bastardy Examinations, 1733-1766, ed. Tim Hitchcock, John Black ( London, 1999), British History Online https://www.british-history.ac.uk/london-record-soc/vol33 [accessed 23 July 2024].

Chelsea Settlement and Bastardy Examinations, 1733-1766. Edited by Tim Hitchcock, John Black( London, 1999), British History Online, accessed July 23, 2024, https://www.british-history.ac.uk/london-record-soc/vol33.

Chelsea Settlement and Bastardy Examinations, 1733-1766. Ed. Tim Hitchcock, John Black(London, 1999), , British History Online. Web. 23 July 2024. https://www.british-history.ac.uk/london-record-soc/vol33.