William Wiatt

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William Wiatt
Person William Wiatt
First name William
Middle name(s)
Last name Wiatt
Spouse of
Widow of
Occupation Vintner
Secondary shorebased occupation
Mariner occupation
Associated with ship(s)
Training Not apprentice
Is apprentice of
Was apprentice of
Had apprentice(s)
Citizen Unknown
Literacy Signature
Has opening text William Wyat
Has signoff text William Wiat
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Language skills English language
Has interpreter
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Res street Limehouse
Res parish Stepney
Res town
Res county Middlesex
Res province
Res country England
Birth year 1628
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Primary sources
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Deposition start page(s) HCA 13/73 f.36r Annotate
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Deposition date(s) Feb 18 1659
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Has infobox completed Yes
Has synthesis completed No
Has HCA evidence completed No
Has source comment completed No
Ship classification
Type of ship
Silver Ship litigation in 1650s
Role in Silver Ship litigation None

Biographical synthesis

William Wiat (b. ca. 1628; d. ?). Vintner.

Resided in 1659 in Limehouse.

Evidence from High Court of Admiralty

Thirty-one year old William Wiat deposed on February 18th 1659 in the High Court of Admiralty. He was examined on an allegation on befalf of James Nuthall in the case of "James Nuthall against the Gilly flower alias the Hope Henry Potts Master and against the said Potts".[1]

William Wiatt stated that he knows Henry Potts and that for the last two and a half years Potts had been master of the shipe the Hopewell. Wiatt stated that he was at his own house at the sign of the Ship near Duke Street and that he witnessed there Henry Potts and a John Carter sign and seal a bond.[2]

Comment on sources

  1. HCA 13/73 f.36r
  2. HCA 13/73 f.36r