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knowledge in this cause being soe required to doe by the producent
Swyre And to the rest of the Interrogatorie hee answereth negatively./

To the 2 Interrogatorie hee saith hee hath knowne the Consent for these 7 or 8 yeares
last past and the Phenix for these fower yeares last past or thereabouts and
last sawe them in the River of Thames neere Rederiff since the dammage
foresayd happened and saith the Consent was mored at the place
where the dammage happened, in the moneth of October 1656
and there this deponent found her mored
hee coming thither then in the Anne Pearcie of London And further hee
cannot answere./

To the 3 Interrogatorie hee saith hee sawe the Phenix when shee first came
and tooke up her birth and was mored in the place where the dammage afore=
sayd happened and saith it was in the moneth of June last, but the
day hee remembreth not nor how long shee rade at Anchor there before
the sayd damage happened And further saving his foregoeing
deposition hee cannot answere/

To the 4th and 5th Interrogatories hee saith that at such tyme as this
deponent spake to the Mate and Boatswaine to remove their sayd
Northerly Anchor there was a boy fastned to it which boy as hee verily beleeveth remayned
thereto till after the dammage aforesayd happened And further saving
his foregoeing deposition hee cannot answere./

To the 6th hee saith saving his foregoeing deposition hee cannot
answere more particularly thereto./

To the 7th hee saith saving his foregoeing deposition hee cannot answere/

To the last hee saith hee is none of the Company of the Consent but was
aboard the John and Abigall the tyme Interrogate but the dammage
happening in the night tyme hee could not see it done but
helped the same night to hawle her as neere shoare as they could
gett jer And to the rest of the Interrogaties hee answereth negatively./

Repeated before doctor Godolphin

Alex: Markcom [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]


The 18th day of January 1657 English style

Bellinger against Keate and others)
Clarke Smith)

Examined on an allegation given in on the behalfe of the
said Keate and others/

Rp. 1

Thomas Woodfall of the parish of Saint Olaves Southwarke
Mariner aged forty six yeares or thereabouts a wittnesse
sworne and examined saith and deposeth as followeth videlicet./

To the first second third 4th and 5th articles of the sayd allegation hee saith that
hee this deponent went gunner of the arlate shipp the Gilbert the voyage in
question and thereby knoweth that while the sayd shipp remayned at the Bar=
bados the sayd voyage and after shee had taken aboard her her full lading
the arlate Beniamin Bellinger did send eight hogsheads of sugar


marked and numbered as in the Margent to bee laden aboard the sayd shipp and therein transported
for England, and they being brought to the shipp side they lay there by her side
two dayes and one night before they were taken aboard the reason whereof was for that



Beniamin Bellinger

"Will of Col. Benjamin Berringer/Barbados

This data is from "Barbados Records/Wills and Administrations/Volume 1/1639-1680" - page 29. Compiled and edited by Joanne McCree Sanders.

Berenger, Lt. Col. Benjamin of Bdos (also spelled Bellinger) RB6/15, p.10
Dep. 12 April 1662. Col. James Browne: "He took the deposition of Col. John Yeamans & Margaret Yeamans his wf, the relict of Lt. Col. Benjamin Berenger late of Barbados decd. The said wf has 4 cdn by Berenger: Mary Berenger, Symon Berenger, John Berenger & Margaret Berenger. He left his estate to his wf and cdn."

There is more data...one part notes that Berenger died in Jan 1660.

Note: the spelling of the name - Berenger - is as written in this document

Fran in SC"[1]


Primary sources


  1. 'Will of Col. Benjamin Berringer/Barbados', Posted by: Frances Daniell Hough, Date: August 30, 2001 at 08:14:35, viewed 05/12/13