|Secondary shorebased occupation|
|Mariner occupation||Boatswain, One of the Company|
|Associated with ship(s)||Starr Frigot (Master: Richard Hayden)|
|Is apprentice of|
|Was apprentice of|
|Has opening text||John Cherry|
|Has signoff text||John Chery|
|Signoff image||(Invalid transcription image)|
|Language skills||English language|
|First deposition age||40|
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|Deposition start page(s)||HCA 13/71 f.455r Annotate|
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|Deposition date(s)||Dec 12 1656|
|How complete is this biography?|
|Has infobox completed||Yes|
|Has synthesis completed||No|
|Has HCA evidence completed||No|
|Has source comment completed||No|
|Type of ship||Merchant ship|
|Silver Ship litigation in 1650s|
|Role in Silver Ship litigation||None|
John Chery (b. ca. 1616; d. ?). Mariner.
One of the Company of the Starr Frigot (Master: Richard Hayden).
"Which hee knoweth being shipt boatswaine of the said voyage".
Resided in 1656 in Wapping.
Evidence from High Court of Admiralty
Forty year old John Chery deposed on December 12th 1656 in the High Court of Admiralty. He was examined on an allegation dated December 4th 1656 on behalf of Edward Wood in "The claime of Edward Wood and others for the Starr Frigot".
John Chery reported that " about six weekes since this deponent was spoken to on behalfe of the said owners and told that the Starr frigot was retaken by the Constant Warwick and brought into Plimouth, and was desired on their behalfe to goe downe thither to looke upon her, which hee did about Tuesday last was three weekes (as hee remembreth the time and found her by her pumps, and a starr carved and gilded on her sterne and a black a carved head on the of the topp of her sterne and many other signes and particulars to be the same Starr Frigot that was soe seized and taken from the said Haydon and company as aforesaid".