Lawrance Burr

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Lawrance Burr
Person Lawrance Burr
First name Lawrance
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Last name Burr
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Occupation Cooper
Secondary shorebased occupation
Mariner occupation Steward
Associated with ship(s) Lady ffrigott (Master: John Hosier)
Training Not apprentice
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Has opening text Laurence Burr
Has signoff text Lawrance Burr
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Language skills English language
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Res parish Saint Catherines near the Tower
Res town London
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Res country England
Birth year 1624
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First deposition age 35
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Deposition date(s) Jun 3 1659
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Has infobox completed Yes
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Ship classification
Type of ship Unclear
Silver Ship litigation in 1650s
Role in Silver Ship litigation None

Biographical synthesis

Lawrance Burr (alt. Laurence) (b. ca. 1624; d. ?). Cooper.

Cooper on the ship the Lady ffrigott in 1658.

Resident in the parish of Saint Catherines near the Tower in 1659.

Evidence from High Court of Admiralty

Thirty-five year old Lawrance Burr deposed on June 3rd 1659 in the High Court of Admiralty. He was examined on an allegation on behalf of Swift Parker Harris and Company and alsoe Ricard and Company." The case was "A business of examination of witnesses for perpetauall remembrance of the matter, on the part and behalfe of John Swift John Parker John Harris and company owners of the shipp the Lady ffrigott whereof John Hosier was master, and her tackle furniture apparell and freight, and of Andrew Riccard one of the Aldermen of the Cittie of London and company, the Governor and company of Englis Merchants trading to the Mediterranian (sic) Seas, Owner of the goods in the sayd Shipp against Hippolito Centurione of Genoa in particular and all others in generall which will take upon them to iustifie the seizing or takeing of the sayd shipp the lady ffrigott and her ladeing:[1]

Comment on sources

  1. HCA 13/73 f.122r