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The 6th of June 1656./

Sir John Barker Baronett Executor of Robert Barker}
deceased against a quater part of 156 pipes of Spanish wines and}
1/4 pt of [?100] barrells of Raisins brought to London}
in the shipp the Eve belonging to the sayd Robert deceased}
and to the sayd Sir John as his Executir and against Gyles Travers}
coming in for his interest Smith Budd}

Examined upon an allegation given in and
admitted on the behalfe of the sayd Sir
John Barker the 14th of May in 1656./

Rp. 2

Thomas Bonfoy of London Merchant aged thirty
two yeares or thereabouts a wittnes sworne and
examined saith and deposeth as followeth videlicet./

To the first article of the sayd allegation hee saith and deposeth that
within the moneth arlate in the yeare 1655 hee well knoweth that
there was laden aboard the shipp the Eve ( [BLANK IN MANUSCRIPT] Byles Master)
a certaine quantitie or Cargo of tobaccoe to bee transported in the sayd
Shipp to Spaine and there invested in wines and fruits of that Country
which tobaccoes hee saith was first laden aboard the sayd shipp (as the
arlate Gyles Travers told this deponent) solely for Accompt of him
the sayd Travers, and the sayd Travers alsoe told this deponent that
after the same was soe laden hee the sayd Travers did agree with the [?arlate GUTTER]
Robert Barker now deceased that hee the sayd Barker should goe part[?ner GUTTER]
with him the sayd Travers and have one quarter part of the sayd Tobaccoe
and receive a quarter part of such wines and fruits or other goods
as the same should bee invested in, upon returne of the sayd shipp
that voyage, And alsoe saith the sayd Robert Barker
about seaven or eight dayes next before his death, being in discourse
with this deponent about his the sayd Barkers Merchandizing affayres
did alsoe declare unto this deponent that hee the sayd Robert was
Partner with the sayd Gyles Travers in the Cargo of tobaccoe aforesayd
laden aboard the Eve aforesayd and had a quarter part thereof belong[?ing GUTter]
to him and that the other three quarter parts thereof was the sayd Gyles
Travers and that the whole quantitie of tobaccoe laden aboard her did
amount to about nynteene hundred pounds sterling and that hee the
sayd Robert Barker was to have and receive upon returne of the sayd
shipp one quarter part of such wines and fruits or other goods as shown to
bee the proceeds of the sayd tobaccoe and the sayd Gyles Travers the
other three quarter parts thereof, and with all told this deponent
that the bills of lading for the sayd tobbacoes ran only in the name
of the sayd Gyles Travers and that the same was consigned to one
Abraham Lee who went with the sayd Tobaccoe in the sayd shipp
to dispose thereof and returne the proceede of it And further to this
article hee cannot depose./

To the 2 and 3 articles of the sayd allegation hee saith that hee
this deponent after the death of the sayd Robert



Thomas Bonfoy

SEE ALSO: HCA 13/72 f.337r
-Thomas Bonfoy, a thirty-seaven year old London merchant was deposed in June 1658 regarding the Canary wine trade

"BONFOY, Thomas

Dep Vintry, 1664 Ald Bread Street, 24 Jun 1664-3 Jul 1666, disch, F £920 (1) St Thomas Apostle, 1660-4, St Catherine Cree, 1666, Hammersmith, Middx, 1669 (2) DYE, PW, 1665 (3) d Oct-Nov 1669, bur ? Abbott Ripton, Hunts (4) Will PCC 133 Coke pr, 10 Nov 1669 f Samuel Bonfoy of Hayes, Middx, m Audrey Wilford, mar 1654, Lettice, da of Sir Thomas Barker (5) Merchant, Eastland C, adm by R, 1661 (6) Personalty, 1670, £9,087, Estate of Nicholas or Thomas BONFOY worth £2,000 p a in 1660 (7) Land Hunts, Norf, Oxon (4) Kt, 27 Apr 1665 (1) Capt Blue Regt, Mar 1660, Oct 1660 Bro of Nicholas BONFOY, Cous of Sir Thomas DAVIES Da Susan mar Sir Charles Caesar (8)

(1) Beaven, I, p 51 (2) VBk, St Thomas Apostle, VBk, St Catherine Cree, will (3) Beaven, I, p 51, TLMAS, V, p 447 (4) Will (5) Boyd 10520, 10519 See Nicholas BONFOY for detail of parents (6) (6) Le Neve, p 88, Hinton, Eastland Trade, Appdx C4 (7) CSB, II, 241, Wotton, Eng Barts, IV, p 320 (8) Will, Le Neve, p 88"[1]


"BONFOY, Nicholas

Co Co Bishopsgate Within, 1658, 1660 Ald Broad Street, 20 Oct 1664-7 Mar 1666, disch, F £620 (1) St Helen, 1650, Ealing, Middx, 1672 (2) CLO, M, 1665 (3) b 1619, d Nov 1672 (4) PCC Admon, Dec 1672 f Samuel Bonfoy of Hayes, Middx, m Audrey, da of John Wilford, of I o W, mar 1650, at AH London Wall, Mary, da of Nicholas Shepperd, gent, and Anne Millett of Harrow, Middx (5) Levant, cloth-merchant EIC, fr, 1669, by R (6) Personalty, Dec 1674, £8,602 Estate of Nicholas or Thomas BONFOY worth £2,000 p a in 1660 Shipping (£850) EIC stock, 1669, 1670 (7) City property and land Middx (£1,080 in 1672/3) (8) Wid Mary mar Robert ASKE Bro of Thomas BONFOY Cous of Sir Thomas DAVIES (9)

(1) Beaven, I, p 76 (2) Boyd 4088, CSB, II 346b/Inv (3) Beaven, II, p 97 (4) Boyd 4088 (5) Boyd 4088, 10519, f was s of Sebastian Bonfoy of St Andrew Holborn, merchant, and Alice, sis of Hugh Audley (6) CSB, II, 346b, Inv, Cal Min EIC, 1668-70, p 186 (7) CSB, II, 346b, Wotton, Eng Barts, IV, p 370, CSB, II, 346b/Inv, Cal Min EIC (8) CSB, II, 346b/Inv (9) Boyd 28199, 10519, 10520, will of Thomas BONFOY"[2]


Primary sources



PROB 11/331/324 Will of Thomas Bonfoy of Hammersmith, Middlesex. 10 November 1669
  1. J.R.Woodhead, 'Backwell - Byfield', The Rulers of London 1660-1689: A biographical record of the Aldermen and Common Councilment of the City of London (1966), pp. 21-42
  2. J.R.Woodhead, 'Backwell - Byfield', The Rulers of London 1660-1689: A biographical record of the Aldermen and Common Councilment of the City of London (1966), pp. 21-42