Thomas Bedham

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Thomas Bedham
Person Thomas Bedham
First name Thomas
Middle name(s)
Last name Bedham
Spouse of
Widow of
Occupation Mariner
Secondary shorebased occupation
Mariner occupation Master's mate
Associated with ship(s) John and Mary (Master: Captaine Langley)
Training Not apprentice
Is apprentice of
Was apprentice of
Had apprentice(s)
Citizen Unknown
Literacy Signature
Has opening text Thomas Beedham
Has signoff text Thomas Bedham
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Language skills English language
Has interpreter
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Birth town
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Birth country
Res street
Res parish Saint Mary Magdalen
Res town Southwark
Res county Surrey
Res province
Res country England
Birth year 1617
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Probate date
First deposition age 36
Primary sources
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Deposition start page(s) HCA 13/68 f.119v Annotate
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Deposition date(s) Oct 13 1653
How complete is this biography?
Has infobox completed Yes
Has synthesis completed No
Has HCA evidence completed No
Has source comment completed No
Ship classification
Type of ship Merchant ship
Silver Ship litigation in 1650s
Role in Silver Ship litigation None

Biographical synthesis

Thomas Bedham (b. ca. 1617; d. ?). Mariner.

Master's mate of the John and Mary (Master: Captaine Langley).

Resident in 1653 in the parish of Saint Mary Magdalen in Southwark.

Evidence from High Court of Admiralty

Thirty-six year old Thomas Bedham deposed on October 13th 1653 in the High Court of Admiralty. He was examined on a libel in the cause of "The sayd Abraham Smith against the sayd Langley and others owners of the shipp the John and Mary (the sayd Langley master)".[1]

Comment on sources

  1. HCA 13/68 f.119v