Jan Popeliers

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Jan Popeliers
Person Jan Popeliers
First name Jan
Middle name(s)
Last name Popeliers
Spouse of
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Occupation Bookkeeper
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Associated with ship(s)
Training Not apprentice
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Has opening text John Popeliers
Has signoff text Jan Popeliers
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Language skills Dutch language
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Res town Antwerp
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Res province Brabant
Res country Spanish Netherlands
Birth year 1628
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First deposition age 25
Primary sources
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Deposition start page(s) HCA 13/69 Silver 14 f.3r Annotate, HCA 13/69 Silver 13 f.9r Annotate
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Deposition date(s) Sep 27 1653, Sep 29 1653
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Silver Ship litigation in 1650s
Role in Silver Ship litigation Deponent

Biographical synthesis

Jan Popeliers (alt. John Popeliers) (b. ca. 1628; d. ?). Book keeper to Jan Bollaert, Antwerp merchant.

Resident in 1653 in Antwerp.

Evidence from High Court of Admiralty

Twenty-five year old Jan Popeliers deposed on September 27th 1653 in the High Court of Admiralty. He was deposed on an allegation in support of Jan Bollaert in the case of "The claime of John Bollart of Antwerp for his money and plate in the Sampson Salvador and Saint George.[1]

"Being accomptant or booke keeper" to John Bollart[2]; had known John Bollart for 8 years and Gerald Riper (alt. Ryper) for 6 years[3]; deponent

Jan Popeliers deposed two days later on September 29th 1653 in the High Court of Admiralty. On this appearance in the court he was deposed on an allegation in support of Jan Bollaert in the case of "The clayme of John Bollart of Antwerpe for two baggs sealed containing one thousand and ten Peru pieces of eight on board the shipp the Morning Starr Michael van Lubkin Master".[4]

Comment on sources

  1. HCA 13/69 Silver 14 f.3r; HCA 13/69 Silver 14 f.1r
  2. HCA 13/69 Silver 13 f.9r
  3. HCA 13/69 Silver 13 f.9v
  4. HCA 13/69 Silver 13 f.9r