William Bulkley

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William Bulkley
Person William Bulkley
First name William
Middle name(s)
Last name Bulkley
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Occupation Merchant
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Training Not apprentice
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Citizen Citizen
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Has opening text William Bulkley
Has signoff text Wm: Bulkley
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Language skills English language
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Res parish Allhallows Barking
Res town London
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Res country England
Birth year 1614
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First deposition age 36
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Deposition start page(s) HCA 13/63 f.49r Annotate
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Deposition date(s) Apr 20 1650
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Silver Ship litigation in 1650s
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Biographical synthesis

William Bulkley (b. ca. 1614; d. ?). Merchant.

Resident in 1650 in the parish of Allhallows Barking.

Evidence from High Court of Admiralty

Thirty-six year old William Bulkley deposed on April 20th 1650 in the High Court of Admiralty.[1]

Six years later there a further case appears in the High Court of Admiralty entitled "A busines of Ensurance provided by William Bulkley of London merchant concerning averidge in the Southampton Merchant. This is possibly the same man as in the 1650 deposition.[2]

One further year later, in 1657, there is a further case entitled "William Browning and Company owners of the Plaine Dealing against William Bulkley. Again this is possibly the same man as in the 1650 deposition.[3]

Comment on sources

PROB 11/450/81 Will of William Bulkley, Merchant of London 01 April 1699

PROB 11/453/25 Sentence of William Bulkley, Merchant of Island of Barbados, West Indies 01 April 1699
  1. HCA 13/63 f.49r
  2. HCA 13/71 f.529v
  3. HCA 13/72 f.59v