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summe of one thousand five hundred and forty pounds sterling
or one thousand three hundred twenty pounds sterling at least
besides the hurt and dammages done to the sayd shipp by the stormes
aforesayd And further hee cannot depose/

To the 13th article hee saith that for thirteene yeares last hee hath used
to Bantam and other parts in East India, and hath observed
that for that tyme the English have had free trade to Bantam and had an English ffactory there and English ffactors there resided
saving that for these two yeares last or thereabouts the dutch
have molested and hindered the English in their trade there
And further hee cannot depose saving hee saith hee hath heard that
the English nation have had a ffactory and English merchants resideing at
Bantam and freely traded thither for above twenty yeares last
past saving the molestation before mentioned/

To the last article and the schedule therein mentioned and now
read to him this deponent hee saith hee well knoweth that the
contents of the sayd schedule is truth, and alsoe well knoweth
ffrederick Skinner James Bostock and Robert Cock whose
names are subscribed to the sayd schedule and knoweth that the
sayd ffrederick Skinner was in the yeares 1656
and 1657 the Agent for the English East India Company at
Bantam And that the sayd Bostock and Cock were then
English Merchants or ffactors resident at the English
ffactory at Bantam And further hee cannot depose./

Repeated before doctor Godolphin/

Mathew Crouar [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]


The 27th of August 1658/

Examined on the sayd allegation./

Rp. 3

William Reading of Rederiff wall in the parish
of Saint Mary Magdalen Bermondsey in the
County of Surrey Mariner Purser of the Olive
Branch the voyage in question aged thirty
five yeares or thereabouts a wittnes sworne
and examined saith and deposeth as followeth videlicet

To the first article hee saith hee well knoweth the shipp the Olive Branch
for that hee went Purser of her the voyage in question and thereby
knoweth that the arlate Abraham hill John Gregory henry
Crone and others their company were the moneths and tyme
arlate Commonly reputed the true and lawfull Owners and
Proprietors of the arlate shipp the Olive Branch and of her
tackle apparrell and furniture And further hee cannot depose/

To the second



Henry Crone [alt. Croone]

"[BURIALS] 1661 Oct. 4 Mr Henry Croone, Merchant, & Henry Croone his son, buried in the great vault, Oct. 4, 1661, and also Anne Croone, dau. of mr Henry Croone, who was buried in the midd: Ile of the Church, was taken up and buried in the vault, Oc. 5."[1]


Primary sources



C 3/439/112 Short title: Crone v Sachon. Plaintiffs: Henry Crone . Defendants: Daniel Sachon . Subject: money matters in Middlesex . Document type: bill only. 1654


PROB 4/6397 Engrossed Inventories Exhibited from 1660. Crone, Henry, of Unberbrick alias Battersey, Surrey, Citizen and [illeg.] of London. 15 November 1664

PROB 11/343/242 Will of John Gregory, Gentleman of Saint Mary Islington, Middlesex. 03 November 1673

PROB 11/395/471 Will of Henry Croon or Croone of Westminster, Middlesex 29 June 1689
  1. Joseph Lemuel Chester (ed.), The reicester booke of Saynte De'nis Backchurch parishe for marriages, christenings, and burials: from 1538 (London, 1878), p.233, viewed 19/01/14