Edward Norris

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Edward Norris
Person Edward Norris
First name Edward
Middle name(s)
Last name Norris
Spouse of
Widow of
Occupation Mariner
Secondary shorebased occupation
Mariner occupation One of the Company, Quartermaster
Associated with ship(s) Elizabeth and Jane of Poole
Training Not apprentice
Is apprentice of
Was apprentice of
Had apprentice(s)
Citizen Unknown
Literacy Marke
Has opening text Edward Norris
Has signoff text NS
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Language skills English language
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Res town Poole
Res county Dorset
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Res country England
Birth year 1619
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First deposition age 32
Primary sources
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Deposition start page(s) HCA 13/65 f.108r Annotate
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Deposition date(s) Nov 24 1651
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Has infobox completed Yes
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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 Norris (b. ca. 1619; d. ?). Mariner.

Quarter master of the ship the Jane and Elizabeth of Poole.

"Was and went out in the said shipp one of her company and was quarter master thereof".[1]

Resident in 1651 in Poole in the county of Dorset.

Evidence from High Court of Admiralty

Thirty-two year old Edward Norris deposed on November 24th 1651 in the High Court of Admiralty. He was examined on an allegation on behalf of George Scutt and company in the case of "The Claime of Geo: Scutt the elder George Scutt and Company for the shipp the Jane and Elizabeth of Poole and the tackle furniture and apparell and lading of ffish in the same taken by a Jersey man of warr and carried into Jersey".[2]

Comment on sources

  1. HCA 13/65 f.108r
  2. HCA 13/65 f.108r