|Secondary shorebased occupation|
|Associated with ship(s)||Harry Bonadventure (Master: Robert Swanley)|
|Is apprentice of|
|Was apprentice of|
|Has opening text||Richard Clayton|
|Has signoff text||R|
|Signoff image||(Invalid transcription image)|
|Language skills||English language|
|First deposition age||35|
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|Personal answer start page(s)|
|Allegation start page(s)|
|Deposition start page(s)||HCA 13/68 f.144r Annotate|
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|Act book date(s)|
|Personal answer date(s)|
|Deposition date(s)||Sep 26 1653|
|How complete is this biography?|
|Has infobox completed||Yes|
|Has synthesis completed||No|
|Has HCA evidence completed||No|
|Has source comment completed||No|
|Type of ship||In sevice of the Commonwealth|
|Silver Ship litigation in 1650s|
|Role in Silver Ship litigation||None|
Richard Clayton (b. ca. 1626; d. ?). Mariner.
Late cook of the ship the Harry Bonadventure (Master: Robert Swanley).
Resident in 1653 in Blackwall in the county of Middlesex.
Evidence from High Court of Admiralty
Thirty-five year old Richard Clayton deposed on September 26th 1653 in the High Court of Admiralty. He was examined on an allegation in the case of XXX.
Richard Clayton stated that the ship the Harry Bonadventure was employed by Mr Longland at Leghorne to be in the service of the English Commonwealth under the command of Captaine Robert Swanley.