Nicholas Goldsbrough

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Nicholas Goldsbrough
Person Nicholas Goldsbrough
First name Nicholas
Middle name(s)
Last name Goldsbrough
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Occupation Mariner
Secondary shorebased occupation
Mariner occupation Gunner
Associated with ship(s) Jonas (Master: Nathaniel Hutchinson)
Training Not apprentice
Is apprentice of
Was apprentice of
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Citizen Unknown
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Has opening text Nicholas Goldsborow
Has signoff text Nicholas Goldsbrough
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Language skills English language
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Res street Wapping
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Res county Middlesex
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Res country England
Birth year 1613
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First deposition age 43
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Deposition start page(s) HCA 13/71 f.264v Annotate
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Deposition date(s) Jun 25 1656
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Ship classification
Type of ship Merchant ship
Silver Ship litigation in 1650s
Role in Silver Ship litigation None

Biographical synthesis

Nicholas Goldsbrough (alt. Goldsborow) (b. ca. 1613; d. ?). Mariner.

Gunner of the ship the Jonas (Master: Nathaniel Hutchinson).

"Being gunner of the said shipp and present at the said lading and delivery, and at the said contract for freight and a witnesse thereunto".[1]

Resident in 1656 in Wapping.

Evidence from High Court of Admiralty

Forty-three year old Nicholas Goldsbrough deposed on June 25th 1656 in the High Court of Admiralty.[2] He was examined on an allegation on behalf of ffrancis Ash and others in the case of "Ash and others against Drinkewater".[3]

The case involved a dispute over payment of freight for a lading of herrings taken aboard at Dublin and consigned to William Drinkewater in London.[4]

Comment on sources

  1. HCA 13/71 f.264v
  2. HCA 13/71 f.264v
  3. HCA 13/71 f.264r
  4. HCA 13/71 f.264r