George Meade

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George Meade
Person George Meade
First name George
Middle name(s)
Last name Meade
Spouse of
Widow of
Occupation Mariner
Secondary shorebased occupation
Mariner occupation Carpenter
Associated with ship(s) Isaac (Master: William Thomas)
Training Not apprentice
Is apprentice of
Was apprentice of
Had apprentice(s)
Citizen Unknown
Literacy Marke
Has opening text George Meade
Has signoff text Triangle as a marke
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Language skills English language
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Res town Plymouth
Res county Devon
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Res country England
Birth year 1600
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First deposition age 58
Primary sources
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Deposition start page(s) HCA 13/72 f.263r Annotate
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Deposition date(s) Mar 22 1658
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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

George Meade (b. ca. 1600; d. ?). Mariner.

"He well knew the shipp Isaack and was carpenter of her the voyage in question".[1]

Resident in 1658 in Plymouth in the county of Devon.

Evidence from High Court of Admiralty

Fifty-eight year old George Meade deposed on March 22nd 1658 in the High Court of Admiralty.[2] He was examined on "Interrogatories for perpetuall remembrance of the matter touching the shipp the Isaack whereof William Thomas was Master, and her ladeing cast away by meanes of a certayne shipp called the Saint Jacob (whereof John Clason was Master) her running fowle upon the Isaack at sea".[3]

Comment on sources

  1. HCA 13/72 f.263r
  2. HCA 13/72 f.263r
  3. HCA 13/72 f.261v