Thomas Yeomans (b. ca. 1636)

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Thomas Yeomans (b. ca. 1636)
Person Thomas Yeomans (b. ca. 1636)
First name Thomas
Middle name(s)
Last name Yeomans
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Widow of
Occupation Mariner
Secondary shorebased occupation
Mariner occupation Mate, Purser
Associated with ship(s) Peace (Master: Thomas Grove)
Training Not apprentice
Is apprentice of
Was apprentice of
Had apprentice(s)
Citizen Unknown
Literacy Signature
Has opening text Thomas Yeomans
Has signoff text Thomas Yeomans
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Language skills English language
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Res street Wapping
Res parish
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Res county Middlesex
Res province
Res country England
Birth year 1636
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Probate date
First deposition age 23
Primary sources
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Deposition start page(s) HCA 13/73 f.99r Annotate
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Deposition date(s) Mar 11 1659
How complete is this biography?
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 Yeomans (b. ca. 1636; d. ?). Mariner.

"Hee was mate and purser of the said ship the Peace the voyage in question".[1]

Resident in 1659 in Wapping.

Evidence from High Court of Admiralty

Twenty-three year old Thomas Yeomans deposed on March 11th 1659 in the High Court of Admiralty. He was examined on a libel in the cause of "Wood against Grove".

Thomas Yeomans was able to reproduce the dates of the voyage with great accuracy and certainty, "being one of the sayd Groves mates and alsoe purser of the sayd shipp during the sayd voyage, and keeping a journall of the tyme of her departure upon the sayd voyage and of her returne to London".[2]

Comment on sources

  1. HCA 13/73 f.102r
  2. HCA 13/73 f.99r