|Secondary shorebased occupation|
|Mariner occupation||One of the Company, Presumably common man|
|Associated with ship(s)||Abraham (Master: James Laslie)|
|Is apprentice of|
|Was apprentice of|
|Has opening text||John Bates|
|Has signoff text||I|
|Signoff image||(Invalid transcription image)|
|Language skills||English language|
|First deposition age||35|
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|Deposition start page(s)||HCA 13/68 f.39r Annotate|
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|Act book date(s)|
|Personal answer date(s)|
|Deposition date(s)||Oct 11 1653|
|How complete is this biography?|
|Has infobox completed||Yes|
|Has synthesis completed||No|
|Has HCA evidence completed||No|
|Has source comment completed||No|
|Type of ship||Merchant ship|
|Silver Ship litigation in 1650s|
|Role in Silver Ship litigation||None|
John Bates (b. ca. 1618; d. ?). Mariner.
One of the company of the ship the Abraham, formerly called the Abrahams Sacrifice (Commander: James Laslie (alt. Lashly). (Presumed to be a common man in top RH side float box).
Resident in 1653 in Shadwell.
Evidence from High Court of Admiralty
Thirty-five year old John Bates deposed on October 11th 1653 in the High Court of Admiralty. He was examined on an allegation on behalf of the Keepers of the Liberty of England in the case of "The keepers of the Liberty of England by authority of Parliament, and allso William Mellvill, John Wallys Richard Tomlyns, Walter fflint, and Walter Radcliffe and others against a certaine ship a vessell named the Supply whereof one Oakes is or late was master and her tackle and ffurniture and against all and every person or persons that doe or shall appeare for their interest or propriety in the same or any part thereof".