William Carter

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William Carter
Person William Carter
First name William
Middle name(s)
Last name Carter
Spouse of
Widow of
Occupation Mariner
Secondary shorebased occupation
Mariner occupation Gunner
Associated with ship(s) Hopewell (Master: George Case)
Training Not apprentice
Is apprentice of
Was apprentice of
Had apprentice(s)
Citizen Unknown
Literacy Signature
Has opening text William Carter
Has signoff text William Carter
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Language skills English language
Has interpreter
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Birth country
Res street Shadwell
Res parish Stepney
Res town
Res county Middlesex
Res province
Res country England
Birth year 1634
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Probate date
First deposition age 24
Primary sources
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Deposition start page(s) HCA 13/70 f.326v Annotate
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Deposition date(s) May 30 1655
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

William Carter (b. ca. 1634; d. ?). Mariner.

Gunner on the Hopewell in late 1654.

Resident in 1655 in Shadwell.

Evidence from High Court of Admiralty

Twenty-four year old William Carter deposed on May 30th 1655 in the High Court of Admiralty. He was examined on an allegation on behalf of Isaac Lawrence and company in "A busines of Examination of witnesses (as perpetuam memoriam) promoted by Isaack Lawrence and company} owners of the Hopewell of which George Case is master against all that pretend tytle or interest in the ladeing lately brought home in the sayd shipp from Scanderoone to this port of London touching certaine stormes which the sayd shipp mett with in her passage betweene Scanderoone and London aforesaid".[1]

Comment on sources

  1. HCA 13/70 f.325r