The History of Lincoln Waites
William Storr and Matthew Crawthorn - 1725
7 December 1725
- "A Kalendar for two persons to be the City Waits
- William Storr - Eleg nomine contradicente [elected - name unopposed]
- William Adams - 15 vox
- Matthew Crawthorne - 18 vox - Et Sit Eligiley [and so elected]
- Thomas Andrews - 9 vox"
- (ref: L1/1/1/7, page 114)
Other members of the Crawthorn(e) family
Michael Crawthorne, was a City Waite for 15 years, but was dismissed in 1737 because of his religion.
George Crawthorn, became a Waite in 1742.