Robert Hall

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Robert Hall
Person Robert Hall
First name Robert
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Last name Hall
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Occupation Shipwright
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Training Not apprentice
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Has opening text Robert Hall
Has signoff text Robert Hall
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Language skills English language
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Res street Shadwell
Res parish Stepney
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Res county Middlesex
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Res country England
Birth year 1627
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First deposition age 26
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Deposition start page(s) HCA 13/68 f.384v Annotate
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Deposition date(s) The date "DEc 23 1653" was not understood.The date "DEc 23 1653" was not understood.
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Ship classification
Type of ship Shore based trade
Silver Ship litigation in 1650s
Role in Silver Ship litigation None

Biographical synthesis

Robert Hall (b. ca. 1627; d. ?). Shipwright.

Resident in 1653 in Shadwell in the parish of Stepney.

Evidence from High Court of Admiralty

Twenty-six year old Robert Hall deposed on December 23rd 1653 in the High Court of Admiralty. He was examined on an allegation in the cause of "The Keepers of the Libertie et cetera and Melvill and others against the shipp the Supply and Batson and others".[1]

The case concerned the bilging and subsequent weighing of the ship the Abraham (Master: James Leshly) in the River Thames.

Comment on sources

  1. HCA 13/68 f.383v