Edward Watts

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Edward Watts
Person Edward Watts
First name Edward
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Last name Watts
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Occupation Merchant
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Has opening text Edward Watts
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Language skills English language
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Res town London
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Res country England
Birth year 1624
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First deposition age 34
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Deposition start page(s) HCA 13/71 f.574v Annotate
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Deposition date(s) Apr 21 1657
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Silver Ship litigation in 1650s
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Biographical synthesis

Edward Watts (b. ca. 1624; d. ?). Merchant.

Resident in London in 1657.

May be the Edward Watts, London merchant, named as one of three executors by James Stanier in his last will and testament, written in 1660.[1]

Evidence from High Court of Admiralty

Thirty-four year old Edward Watts deposed on April 21st 1657 in the High Court of Admiralty, He was examined on an allegation on behalf of Mr Cowse in the case of "Cowse against Keene".[2]

Comment on sources

  1. PROB 11/312/556 Will of James Stanier, Merchant of London 29 December 1663
  2. HCA 13/71 f.574v