Edward Branston

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Edward Branston
Person Edward Branston
First name Edward
Middle name(s)
Last name Branston
Spouse of
Widow of
Occupation Ropemaker
Secondary shorebased occupation
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Associated with ship(s)
Training Not apprentice
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Citizen Unknown
Literacy Signature
Has opening text Edward Branston
Has signoff text Edward Branson
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Language skills English language
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Res parish Saint Mary Matfelon alias Whitechapel
Res town London
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Res country England
Birth year 1607
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First deposition age 47
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Deposition start page(s) HCA 13/68 f.483v Annotate
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Deposition date(s) Jan 25 1654
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Has infobox completed Yes
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Has HCA evidence completed No
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Ship classification
Type of ship Shore based trade
Silver Ship litigation in 1650s
Role in Silver Ship litigation None

Biographical synthesis

Edward Branston (alt. Branson) (b. ca. 1607). Ropemaker.

Resident in 1654 in the parish of Saint Mary Matsellon alias Whitechapel.

Evidence from High Court of Admiralty

Forty-seven year old Edward Branston deposed on January 25th 1654 in the High Court of Admiralty.[1] He was examined on articles on behalf of William James "Touching two Cables and a Kedge anchor taken by him out of the Mary of [?Mosse]".[2]

Comment on sources

  1. HCA 13/68 f.483v
  2. HCA 13/68 f.482v