|Secondary shorebased occupation||Wharf keeper|
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|Is apprentice of|
|Was apprentice of|
|Has opening text||William Games|
|Has signoff text||William Games|
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|Language skills||English language|
|First deposition age||58|
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|Deposition start page(s)||HCA 13/70 f.564r Annotate|
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|Deposition date(s)||Feb 29 1656|
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|Has infobox completed||Yes|
|Has synthesis completed||No|
|Has HCA evidence completed||No|
|Has source comment completed||No|
|Type of ship||River boat; Wharf|
|Silver Ship litigation in 1650s|
|Role in Silver Ship litigation||None|
William Games (b. ca. 1598; d. ?). Waterman.
Kept his own wharf in Greenwich.
"Of Greenwich in the county of Kent waterman, where he was borne, and hath lived allmost ever since".
Resident in 1656 in Greenwich in the county of Kent.
Evidence from High Court of Admiralty
Fifty-eight year old William Games deposed on February 29th 1656 in the High Court of Admiralty. He was examined on a libel in the cause of "Robinson against Jeremy and Jasper Van Cullen".
William Games stated that "he the deponent dwelling and keeping a wharfe in Greenwich did (being upon his sayd wharfe) in the fowrth day of November being a Sunday see the vessell or pinke called the Wyldeman did put anchor in the Roade or place where the sayd John Robinson the producent had layne his wilchens, weeles and lamprills and that the sayd anchor came fowle of the sayd Robinsons goods, for that of this deponents sight and knowledge the anchor of the sayd shipp did heave above water the sayd wilchens, weeles and lamprell"