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To the 13th and 14th articles hee saith hee referreth him selfe
to the Registry of this Court and further cannot depose./

To the 15th hee saith the arlate Trevill is a subiect of this Common=
wealth and subiect as hee beleeveth to the authority of this Court And
further hee cannot depose./

To the 16th hee saith hee referreth him selfe to the law and to his
foregoeing deposition and further cannot depose./
To the last hee saith his foregoeing deposition is true/

Repeated before doctor Godolphin/

John harris [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]


The 24th of November 1657:

The Claime of Giles Wigoner}
and Company owners of the}
ship the Bachelor of Colchester}
Rescued by some of the shipps}
of this Comonwealth}

Examined on an Allegation on the behalfe of the Claimer

Richard Rudstone of Colchester in the County of
Essex Mariner Master of the ship Bachelor aged 30 yeeres or thereabouts
Sworne and Examined/


To the first article of the said Allegation hee saith that in the
monethes of May, June, July, and August, in this presente
yeere 1657. the arlate Giles Wigoner and Company were
the true and Lawfull owners and Proprietors of the arlate
ship the Batchelor and of her tackle apparrell and furniture which hee knoweth being master of her
And Saith that in the moneth of July aforesaid (the
said ship being in Sunderland Haven this deponent did
by the order and for the pp Account of the said Giles Wigoner, and Company laded
and put aboard the said Vessell, Seaven Chaldron of Coales
to be carried and Transported in her from Sunderland
aforesaid to Colchester, And having soe laded the same
aboard her, this Deponent and Company, weighed Anchor and
sailed out into the roade, and there cast Anchor expecting [Some GUTTER]
Company, and after they had bin about 4 or 5 houres at
Anchor in the said Roade there came an Ostend man of warre
who seized and surprized them, they forced this deponent
and Company in To the Batchelors boate to goe ashore, XXXX
carried the Batchelor away to Sea with them, And after a
short time shee was retaken by two ffrigots in the Imediate Service
of this Commonwealth, and by them brought in to Scarborough
as this Deponent found at his coming thither which was foure or five dayes after the said first seizure of and this Deponent went aboard her and found her to be the same And further [XXX GUTTER]
that the said Giles Wigoner and Company were and are all
Englishmen, and subiects of this Commonwealth, and all of the



Giles Wigoner/Wiggoner

"(1668) Wapentake: Whitby Strand Residence: Whitby Person' Name: Willm Wiggoner

Wapentake: Whitby Strand Residence: Whitby Person' Name: Gile Wigoner"[1]


Primary sources



E 134/5Chas1/Mich8 Thomas Simpson, water bailiff for the liberties of the port and town of Colchester v. John Heard, Giles Wigoner: Town of Colchester, and the liberties and precincts upon the River Colne, belonging to the town, and the manor of Wivenho, formerly belongingto the Earls of Oxford. Meets and bounds. Privileges. Fees for wharfage, &c.: Essex
5 Chas 1 ( 27 March 1629 - 26 March 1630 )


PROB 11/176/442 Will of Giles Wiggoner, Mariner of Wivenhoe, Essex 13 April 1638
PROB 11/401/132 Will of William Wiggoner. 14 November 1651

PROB 11/401/132 Will of John Wiggoner, Mariner of Wivenhoe, Essex. 18 September 1690
  1. William Dugale, The Publications of the Surtees Society, Volume 36 (Durham, 1859), p.xix, viewed 04/12/13