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 +Lathom Garrison
 +Harl. Mss. 2043
 +1st siege officers
 +Captain ​                     Edward Chisnall of Chorley
 +Captain ​                     William Farmer
 +Captain ​                     Richard Fox of Prestwich
 +Captain ​                     Henry Ogle of Whiston prev taken prisoner at Edgehill
 +Captain ​                     Molyneaux Ratcliffe of Ordsall
 +Captain ​                     Edward Rawsthorne of New Hall
 +Lieutenant ​                ​Richard Heape of Bury + I.O. Lancs to Capt. Moly.Ratcliffe
 +Lieutenant ​                      Key of Bury of Horse
 +Lieutenant ​                   Penketh of Penketh
 +Lieutenant ​                   Prethergh/​Bretergh of Childwall
 +Lieutenant ​                  ​Walthew/​Walton of Wigan +  (1) Later a Captain.
 +Lieutenant ​                  ​Worral of Bury
 +William Farrington of Worden Commissary of Array
 +After Marston Moor
 +2nd Siege Capt. Edward Rostherne appointed Governor and Colonel by Prince Rupert after Marston Moor.
 +Captain ​               Richard Holt              58/18 In the garrison the whole siege.listed in I.O. as of the freeholders
 +Captain ​               Charles Radcliff ​      ​58/​6(c)
 +Lieutenant ​          ​Edward Dicconson 58/6(c) to Capt. Radcliff + in I.O. Lancs to Capt.Ch.Ratcliffe
 +Lieutenant ​          ​Reginald Bennet ​     I.O. L + W to Capt. Moly.Ratcliffe Foot
 +Seacome lists the following
 +Captain ​               Farrington of Werden
 +Captain ​               Charnock of Charnock
 +Captain ​               Chisnhall of Chisenhall
 +Captain ​               Rosthern of New Hall
 +Captain ​               Ogle of Prescot
 +Captain ​               Molyneaux Radcliffe
 +Captain ​               Farmer Major of the House Low country soldier Scottish
 +Captain ​               Henry Noel
 +Captain ​               Charles Ratcliffe slain in a sallie attacking the enemy fort
 +Captain ​               Roby
 +Captain ​               Worral
 +Unit of Horse
 +Major                   ​Munday ​   ​
 +Captain ​              ​William Kay                ​
 +Lieutenant ​        Ralph Fletcher ​        I.O. Lancs. to Capt. William Kay 
 +Major Munday during the siege being challenged to fight his troop against so many of the enemy,​cheerfully accepted the challenge:​both troops were drawn out into the park,in the sight of the house and the enemies army;in the engagement the Major received a shot in the side of the face,by which an artery being cut bled excessively,​upon which he desired his Lieutenant to make good the fight till he got the artery sowed up.
 +The fight was made good till the Major returned,​and then upon the first charge the enemy fled and he took most of the troop prisoner.
 +Lancashire Record Office Preston
 +QSP 485/2 Manchester,​Midsummer 1678
 +The Humble Petition of John Kay of Bury in the said County of Lancaster.
 +Humbly Sheweth that your peticioner faithfully served his late Majestie of ever blessed memory Charles the first under the command of the right honorable James late Earl of Derby,in Capt. Keys Troope and hath received many wounds in the said service-and your peticioner well hopeth can make to appeare and never deserted the service whether then nor since.
 +He was awarded 20 shillings per year. 
 +George Hindley of Preston examined saith that in ye yeare 1642,​1643,​1644 and 1645 ye Hall and demesne of Lostock was within ye command of ye Garrison of Lathom and hee the rather knoweth the same for that duringe the yeares aforesiad divers soldiers belonging to that Garrison did severall timesissue out and plunder goods andf take prisoners in the parts adjoyning to Lostock and sometimes they plundered goods in Townes above three miles and a halfe further distant from the said Garrison then Lostock is.
 +Richard Bradshaw of Bolton one of the Agents for Sequestration for the Hundred of Salford sworne and examined saith that in or about the month of September 1644 hee this examinant being in his ownw house at Bolton about two or three myles further distant from the said garrison at Lathom then the Hall Lostock is,he was taken prisoner by a troope of horse belonginge to the said garrison and by them carried prisoner to Lathom aforesaid where hee continued prisoner for ye space oftwentie weeks or thereabouts.
 +QSP 207/43 Ormskirk Easter 1661
 +Petition of Henry Topping,​shoemaker
 +Humbly sheweth that your poor petitioner now aged,was a souldier under his Majesty at Edgehill battell and in Lathom House 2 seiges where your petitioner received severall woundes but one especially that a towell was drawne through his body as shalbe truly made to appeare whereby he is by reason of his ould age and infirmity not able to follow his calling nor to support his wife and 7 children.
 +(1) QSP 424/36 Wigan Michaelmas 1674
 +Petition of Gaulther Barton of Aughton.
 +Served in Lathom House and was a souldier under Captaine Walthew.
 +To the honorable the Committee at Gouldsmiths Hall
 +Wee whose names are subscribed being of the Committee of the County Palatinate of Lancaster,​at the request of Richard Holt of Ashworth Esquire,do make bould to certifie this honourable Committee,​that upon the third of December 1645, the aforesaid Mr Holte came out of the Garrison of Lathome upon the surrender thereof,​dangerously sicke and hath continued till this time,till now of late very infirme and sickly.And wee doe conceive and believe his infirmity to have been the cause of his neglecting the prosecuting of his Composition this longe.Gentlemen this much we make bould to certifie,​and subcribe ourselves your humble servants,
 +Edw: Bulleworth
 +James Asheton
 +Richard Asheton
 +SEE P9220194
 +Wigan Archives Sevice
 +D/​D/​AN.58/​18 ​
 +To the Honorable the Committee sittinge in the Star Chamber
 +Richard Holt of Ashworth in the County of Lancaster a Captaine of foote,​ingaged in severall services under the late Earle of Derby,and in the Garrison of Lathom duringe the whole siege,for his constant loyalty and adherence to his Majesties service,​hath bene a greate sufferer by sequestration and otherwise.A legal certificate of his qualifications (as is required in such cases) was by the Commissioners for the said County returned,​and is remaininge in the Registrers booke:Which is nowe strucke out for noe other cause but for that hee is mentioned to have bene a Captaine of the freehold./.
 +It is humbly desired,the premises considered,​and for that (as hee humbly conceaves) hee is by the Act of Parliament entytled to a proportion of the money appointed amonge indigent officers,​that hee may be taken into your further consideration,​and allowed accordinge to his certificate,​soe as to receave his divident as others of like quality.
 +Undated but 1660+ upon the return of Charles II