Edoward Valentine

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Edoward Valentine
Person Edoward Valentine
First name Edoward
Middle name(s)
Last name Valentine
Spouse of
Widow of
Occupation Baker
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 Edward Valentine
Has signoff text Edoward Valentine
Signoff image (Invalid transcription image)
Language skills English language
Has interpreter
Birth street
Birth parish
Birth town
Birth county
Birth province
Birth country
Res street
Res parish Saint Olave Southwark
Res town Southwark
Res county Surrey
Res province
Res country England
Birth year 1605
Marriage year
Death year
Probate date
First deposition age
Primary sources
Act book start page(s)
Personal answer start page(s)
Allegation start page(s)
Interrogatories page(s)
Deposition start page(s) HCA 13/70 f.359v Annotate
Chancery start page(s)
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Act book date(s)
Personal answer date(s)
Allegation date(s)
Interrogatories date(s)
Deposition date(s) May 14 1655
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
Silver Ship litigation in 1650s
Role in Silver Ship litigation None

Biographical synthesis

Edoward Valentine (alt. Edward Valentine) (b. ca. 1605; d. ?). Baker and retainer to the brewhouse of William Hiskocks in Southwark.

Resident in the parish of Saint Olave Southwark in 1655.[1]

Evidence from High Court of Admiralty

Fifty year old Edoward Valentine deposed on May 14th in the High Court of Admiralty. He was examined on a libel on behalf of William Hiscock and partners in the case of "William Hiscock and partners against a certaine shipp called the Edward whereof William Wood was master and against Alderman Andrew Riccard and Companie".[2]

Valentine had been and continued to be a retainer to William Hiscock's brewhouse, and supervised the delivery of the beer from Hiscock's brewery by Hiscock's cooper (John Ifilld) to the ship the Edward. Valentine stated that William Hiscock and partners supplied thirty-three tuns of beer to the ship the Edward at the request of her master. Valentine valued the beer at forty-three shillings per tunn. He put a value of 6 s 6 d per barrel on thirty-eight and a half barrels of harbour beer and casks. [3]

Comment on sources

  1. HCA 13/70 f.359v
  2. HCA 13/70 f.359r
  3. HCA 13/70 f.359v