|Secondary shorebased occupation|
|Associated with ship(s)|
|Is apprentice of|
|Was apprentice of||John Dell|
|Has opening text||Rowland Berisford|
|Has signoff text||Rowland Berresford|
|Signoff image||(Invalid transcription image)|
|Language skills||English language|
|First deposition age||19|
|Act book start page(s)|
|Personal answer start page(s)|
|Allegation start page(s)|
|Deposition start page(s)||HCA 13/70 f.179v Annotate|
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|Act book date(s)|
|Personal answer date(s)|
|Deposition date(s)||Dec 5 1654|
|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|
Rowland Berresford (alt. Berisford ) (b. ca. 1636; d. ?). Mariner.
Formerly servant to John Dell, while he lived. John Dell was a ship's chandler, whose business was continued by his widow Mary Dell.
Resident in 1655 in Shadwell.
Evidence from High Court of Admiralty
Ninetten year old Rowland Berresford deposed on December 5th 1654 in the High Court of Admiralty. He was examined on a libel and schedules in the case of "Mary Dell the relict and administratrix of the goods of John Dell deceased against a certayne ship called the Johns Adventure (whereof Richard Thurstone was master) and against Roger Kilvert and Company commeing in for their interest."