Thomas Sharpe

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Thomas Sharpe
Person Thomas Sharpe
First name Thomas
Middle name(s)
Last name Sharpe
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Widow of
Occupation Merchant
Secondary shorebased occupation
Mariner occupation Purser
Associated with ship(s)
Training Not apprentice
Is apprentice of
Was apprentice of
Had apprentice(s)
Citizen Unknown
Literacy Signature
Has opening text Thomas Sharpe
Has signoff text Tho: Sharpe
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Language skills English language
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Res parish Saint Stephen Coleman Street
Res town London
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Res country England
Birth year 1630
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First deposition age 26
Primary sources
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Deposition start page(s) HCA 13/71 f.173r Annotate
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Deposition date(s) Apr 5 1656
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Has infobox completed Yes
Has synthesis completed No
Has HCA evidence completed No
Has source comment completed No
Ship classification
Type of ship Merchant ship
Silver Ship litigation in 1650s
Role in Silver Ship litigation None

Biographical synthesis

Thomas Sharpe (b. ca. 1630; d. ?). Merchant.

Late purser on the ship the Satisfaction in late 1654 and early 1655.

A Thomas Sharpe, mariner of London, who deposed on March 10th 1656 aged twenty-eight is clearly a different individual.[1]

Evidence from High Court of Admiralty

Twenty-six year old Thomas Sharpe deposed on April 5th 1656 in the High Court of Admiralty. The case concerned mariners' wages on the ship the Satisfaction, on which Sharpe had sailed as purser.[2]

Comment on sources

  1. HCA 13/71 f.596r
  2. HCA 13/71 f.173r