Ffrances Cannter

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Ffrances Cannter
Person ffrances Cannter
First name ffrances
Middle name(s)
Last name Cannter
Spouse of
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Occupation Mariner
Secondary shorebased occupation
Mariner occupation Gunner
Associated with ship(s) William (Master: Philipp Ewers)
Training Not apprentice
Is apprentice of
Was apprentice of
Had apprentice(s)
Citizen Unknown
Literacy Signature
Has opening text ffrancis Canter
Has signoff text ffrances Cannter
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Language skills English language
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Res street Wapping
Res parish Stepney
Res town
Res county Middlesex
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Res country England
Birth year 1624
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First deposition age 32
Primary sources
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Deposition start page(s) HCA 13/71 f.231r Annotate
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Deposition date(s) May 24 1656
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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

ffrances Cannter (alt. ffrancis Canter) (b. ca. 1624; d. ?). Mariner.

Gunner of the ship the William (Master: Philipp Ewers).

Resident in 1656 in Wapping in tthe parish of Stepney.

Evidence from High Court of Admiralty

Thirty-two year old ffrances Cannter deposed on May 24th 1656 in the High Court of Admiralty.[1] He was examined on a libel in the case of "Phillipp Ewers Master of the ship called the William of London against William Watts and against all others etcetera".[2]

ffrances Cannter stated that he went gunner of the William on the voyage to Virginia in November 1654 in question and on a former voyage to Virginia, immediately before the disputed voyage.[3]

Comment on sources

  1. HCA 13/71 f.231r
  2. HCA 13/71 f.230r
  3. HCA 13/71 f.231r