Edward Makkettuer

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Edward Makkettuer
Person Edward Makkettuer
First name Edward
Middle name(s)
Last name Makkettuer
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Occupation Lighterman
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Training Not apprentice
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Has opening text Edward Makkettuer
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Language skills English language
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Res street Wapping
Res parish Stepney
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Res county Middlesex
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Res country England
Birth year 1604
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First deposition age 53
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Deposition start page(s) HCA 13/72 f.39v Annotate
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Deposition date(s) Jun 4 1657
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Ship classification
Type of ship Lighter
Silver Ship litigation in 1650s
Role in Silver Ship litigation None

Biographical synthesis

Edward Makkettuer (b. 1604; d. ?). Lighterman.

Resided in 1657 in Wapping in the parish of Stepney.

Evidence from High Court of Admiralty

Fifty-three year old Edward Makkettuer deposed on June 4th 1657 in the High Court of Admiralty. He was examined on an allegation on behalf of Pryor in the case of "Ewen against Pryor".[1]

Edward Makkettuer stated that "hee hath bin a lighter man belonging to the River of Thames and accustomed to take up and carry ballast there for fowerteene yeares last past and saith and hath bin a mariner for many yeares before that and and lived neere the Thames".[2]

Comment on sources

  1. HCA 13/72 f.39v
  2. HCA 13/72 f.39v