George Wilkinson

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George Wilkinson
Person George Wilkinson
First name George
Middle name(s)
Last name Wilkinson
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Occupation Mariner
Secondary shorebased occupation
Mariner occupation Foremastman
Associated with ship(s) King David of London (Master: John Abbot)
Training Not apprentice
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Was apprentice of
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Citizen Unknown
Literacy Signature
Has opening text George Wilkinson
Has signoff text George Wilkinson
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Language skills English language
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Res town Ipswich
Res county Suffolk
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Res country England
Birth year 1639
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First deposition age 18
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Deposition start page(s) HCA 13/72 f.172r Annotate
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Deposition date(s) Oct 11 1657
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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 Wilkinson (b. ca. 1639; d. ?). Mariner.

Late foremastman of the ship the King David of London. Presumably related to Randall Wilkinson, who ws also a foremastman on the King David.

Resident in 1657 in Ipswich in the county of Suffolk.

Evidence from High Court of Admiralty

Eighteen year old George Wilkinson deposed on October 11th 1657 in the High Court of Admiralty.[1] He was examined on interrogatories "On the behalfe of John Broughton of London merchant and John Abbot of London mariner touching a losse in the King David".[2]

Comment on sources

  1. HCA 13/72 f.172r
  2. HCA 13/72 f.171r