Bastardy bonds



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  • An agreement whereby the father of a child whose parents were not married consented to pay for its upkeep. It remained in force as long as the child was dependent.

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Apprenticeship and bastardy bonds

Comprises apprenticeship bond, John Baker for Adam Ballantine, put apprentice by the churchwardens, 1683; bastardy bond, John Carter for child of Lidia Brook, 1701; bastardy bond, George and John Coker for unborn child of Martha Frith, 1710; 3 fra...

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