|Secondary shorebased occupation|
|Associated with ship(s)|
|Is apprentice of|
|Was apprentice of||Thomas Stones|
|Has opening text||Richard Chaundler|
|Has signoff text||Rich: Chandler|
|Signoff image||(Invalid transcription image)|
|Language skills||English language|
|Res parish||Saint Lawrence Jewry|
|Probate date||November 17, 1691|
|First deposition age||46|
|Act book start page(s)|
|Personal answer start page(s)|
|Allegation start page(s)|
|Deposition start page(s)||HCA 13/72 f.87v Annotate|
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|Act book date(s)|
|Personal answer date(s)|
|Deposition date(s)||Aug 18 1657|
|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||N/A|
|Silver Ship litigation in 1650s|
|Role in Silver Ship litigation||None|
Richard Chandler (alt. Chaundler) (b.1606 (J.R. Woodhead, 1966), or ca.1611; d.1691). Haberdasher.
Resident in the parish of Saint Lawrence Jewry in 1657. Later resident in Saint Mary Aldermanbury, where he was buried in 1691.
Evidence from High Court of Admiralty
Richard Chandler, a forty-six year old haberdasher, deposed in the High Court of Admiralty on August 16th 1657. Je was examined on interrogatories ministered on the behalf of William Kendall, John Michelson and others, concerning the shipp formerly called the Shepard and now the Northampton.
From his evidence it is clear that Chandler was familiar with the Virginian tobacco trade.
Richard Chandler appears in business with John Chandler in "Aldermanberry" in the 1677 London directory.
J.R.Woodhead (1966) identifies a Richard Chandler, haberdasher, and gives the following details:
- Ald Vintry, 15-31 Jan 1666/7, disch, F £520 (1) St Lawrence Jewry, 1652, 1661, Aldermanbury, 1677, St Mary Aldermanbury, 1691 (2) HAB, appr, 1628, to Thomas Stones, M, 1668, 1682 (3) b 1606, d 9 Nov 1691, bur St Mary Aldermanbury (4) Will PCC 186 Vere pr, 17 Nov 1691 f William Chandler of Stratford on Avon, Warw, gent, mar (A) Elizabeth, da of Richard GLYD, (B) 1662, Winifred, da of Sir Thomas Jervoise (5) Merchant (6) ? Bro-in-law of Penning ALSTON (7)
- (1) Beaven, I, p 212 (2) Boyd 26239, Directory, 1677, will (3) Beaven, II, p 100, HAB, Binding Bk, 8 May 1628 (4) Hatton, View of London, p 363, Boyd 26239, will (5) HAB, Binding Bk, 8 May 1628, Boyd 26239, 9516 (6) Directory, 1677 (7) Will of Penning ALSTON"
Comment on sourcesPROB 11/406/560 Will of Richard Chandler of City of London 17 November 1691
- HCA 13/72 f.87v
- John Camden Hotten (ed.), The little London directory of 1677 (London, 1863), unpag., viewed 04/08/2016
- 'Chandler, Richard', in J R Woodhead, 'Cade - Cutler', in The Rulers of London 1660-1689 A Biographical Record of the Aldermen and Common Councilment of the City of London (London, 1966), pp. 42-56. British History Online http://www.british-history.ac.uk/no-series/london-rulers/1660-89/pp.42-56