Edward Creswell

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Edward Creswell
Person Edward Creswell
First name Edward
Middle name(s)
Last name Creswell
Spouse of
Widow of
Occupation Mariner
Secondary shorebased occupation
Mariner occupation Carpenter
Associated with ship(s) John and Abigail (Master: XXX Morgan)
Training Not apprentice
Is apprentice of
Was apprentice of
Had apprentice(s)
Citizen Unknown
Literacy Signature
Has opening text Edward Creswell
Has signoff text Edward Creswell
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Language skills English language
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Res street Wapping
Res parish
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Res county Middlesex
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Res country England
Birth year 1633
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First deposition age 20
Primary sources
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Deposition start page(s) HCA 13/68 f.360r Annotate
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Deposition date(s) Nov 28 1653
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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 Merchant ship
Silver Ship litigation in 1650s
Role in Silver Ship litigation None

Biographical synthesis

Edward Creswell (b. ca. 1633; d. ?). Mariner.

Carpenter of the ship the Jonathan and Abigail in 1652.

Resident in 1653 in Wapping in the county of Middlesex.

Evidence from High Court of Admiralty

Twenty year old Edward Creswell deposed on November 27th 1653 in the High Court of Admiralty. He was examined on an allegation in "The claime of {?XX] Morgan Master and [?part] owner of the ship the John and Abigail against Thursby [?XXX]".[1]

Comment on sources

  1. HCA 13/68 f.359r