William Stiff

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William Stiff
Person William Stiff
First name William
Middle name(s)
Last name Stiff
Spouse of
Widow of
Occupation Blockmaker
Secondary shorebased occupation
Mariner occupation
Associated with ship(s)
Training Not apprentice
Is apprentice of
Was apprentice of
Had apprentice(s)
Citizen Unknown
Literacy Signature
Has opening text William Stiff
Has signoff text William Stiff
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Language skills English language
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Res street Limehouse
Res parish Stepney
Res town
Res county Middlesex
Res province
Res country England
Birth year 1631
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Probate date
First deposition age 27
Primary sources
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Deposition start page(s) HCA 13/72 f.266r Annotate
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Deposition date(s) Mar 24 1658
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Has infobox completed Yes
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Has source comment completed No
Ship classification
Type of ship Shore trade
Silver Ship litigation in 1650s
Role in Silver Ship litigation None

Biographical synthesis

William Stiff (b. ca. 1631; d. ?). Blockmaker.

Resident in 1658 in Limehouse.

Evidence from High Court of Admiralty

Twnty-seven year old William Stiff deposed on May 24th 1658 in the High Court of Admiralty. He was examined in the case of "Mitchell and Clements against the Roger and Edmond and against John Corbin Master and against [BLANK IN MANUSCRIPT] [BLANK IN MANUSCRIPT] coming in for their Interest.[1]

Comment on sources

  1. HCA 13/72 f.266r