Thomas Jackson

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Thomas Jackson
Person Thomas Jackson
First name Thomas
Middle name(s)
Last name Jackson
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Widow of
Occupation Mariner
Secondary shorebased occupation
Mariner occupation Foremastman, One of the Company
Associated with ship(s)
Training Not apprentice
Is apprentice of
Was apprentice of
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Citizen Unknown
Literacy Signature
Has opening text Thomas Jackson
Has signoff text Thomas Jackson
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Language skills English language
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Res town South Shields
Res county Bishoprick of Durham
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Res country England
Birth year 1629
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First deposition age 26
Primary sources
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Deposition start page(s) HCA 13/70 f.481v Annotate
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Deposition date(s) Sep 22 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

Thomas Jackson (b. ca. 1629; d. ?). Mariner.

"That he was a ffore=Mastman in the voyage interrate, and that he is payd all his wages for the sayd voyage".[1]

Resident in 1655 in South Shields in County Durham. ("Of South Shields in the County of Durham mariner where he hath lived about fower yeares last past").[2]

Evidence from High Court of Admiralty

Twenty-six year old Thomas Jackson deposed on September 22nd 1655 in the High Court of Admiralty.[3] He was examined on an allegation on behalf of John Jackson and company in the case of "Cary and company owners of the Sisters against the shipp the Desire and against John Jackson and company".[4]

Thomas Jackson stated that "he the deponent was one of the arlate shipp the Desire her company when (which was on or about the fourth day of February last) she was bound in for Tinmouth haven".

Comment on sources

  1. HCA 13/70 f.482v
  2. HCA 13/70 f.481v
  3. HCA 13/70 f.481v
  4. HCA 13/70 f.479v