Robert Hill

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Robert Hill
Person Robert Hill
First name Robert
Middle name(s)
Last name Hill
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Occupation Mariner
Secondary shorebased occupation
Mariner occupation Common man
Associated with ship(s)
Training Not apprentice
Is apprentice of
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Citizen Unknown
Literacy Marke
Has opening text Robert Hill
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Language skills English language
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Res street Upper Shadwell
Res parish Stepney
Res town
Res county Middlesex
Res province
Res country England
Birth year 1601
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First deposition age 54
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Deposition start page(s) HCA 13/70 f.240v Annotate
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Deposition date(s) Feb 16 1655
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Has infobox completed Yes
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Ship classification
Type of ship Coal ship
Silver Ship litigation in 1650s
Role in Silver Ship litigation None

Biographical synthesis

Robert Hill (b. ca. 1601; d. ?). Mariner.

One of the company of the ship the William and James, which sailed in company with the Dove and two further ships out of Winterton road towards Newcastle. That night the ships sailed over the Well.

Resident in 1655 in Upper Shadwell in the parish of Stepney.

Evidence from High Court of Admiralty

Fifty-four year old Robert Hill deposed on February 16th 1655 in the High Court of Admiralty. He was examined on an allegation on behalf of De Haze and Stock" in the case of "De Haze and Stock against Cable".[1]

Comment on sources

  1. HCA 13/70 f.240v