Ffrancis Mould

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Ffrancis Mould
Person ffrancis Mould
First name ffrancis
Middle name(s)
Last name Mould
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Occupation Mariner
Secondary shorebased occupation
Mariner occupation Foremastman
Associated with ship(s)
Training Not apprentice
Is apprentice of
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Literacy Marke
Has opening text ffrancis Mould
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Language skills English language
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Res street Poplar
Res parish Stepney
Res town
Res county Middlesex
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Res country England
Birth year 1625
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First deposition age 34
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Deposition start page(s) HCA 13/73 f.80v Annotate
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Deposition date(s) Mar 7 1659
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Ship classification
Type of ship Mar 7 1659
Silver Ship litigation in 1650s
Role in Silver Ship litigation None

Biographical synthesis

ffrancis Mould (b. ca. 1625; d. ?). Mariner.

Foremastman of the ship the Scipio.

"Being hyred by the sayd Ewens and goeing a foresmast man of the sayd shipp the voyage in question".[1]

Resident in 1659 in Poplar in the parish of Stepney.

Evidence from High Court of Admiralty

Thirty-four year old ffrancis Mould deposed on March 7th 1659 in the High Court of Admiralty.[2] He was examined on an allegation in the cause of "Humfrey ffosse John Tucker and Charles Howgate late mariners of the shipp the Scipio against Thomas Ewen the captaine thereof".[3]

ffrancis Mould stated that "before the goeing forth of the shipp Scipio upon the voyage in question the arlate Humfrey ffosse was hyred to goe and did goe boatswain and the arlate John Tucker quarter master and the arlate Charles Howgate a foremast man of the Scipio the voyage in question but at what rates or upon conditions they were hyred hee knoweth not but saith hee this deponent and the sayd Minter were hyred at the usuall rates of foremast men for a voyage to the streights".

Comment on sources

  1. HCA 13/73 f.80v
  2. HCA 13/73 f.80v
  3. HCA 13/73 f.76v