Richard Nash

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Richard Nash
Person Richard Nash
First name Richard
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Last name Nash
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Occupation Mariner
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Associated with ship(s) Sarah
Training Not apprentice
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Language skills English language
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Res parish Allhallows Barking
Res town London
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Res country England
Birth year 1632
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Probate date February 5, 1663
First deposition age 23
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Deposition start page(s) HCA 13/70 f.663r Annotate
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Deposition date(s) Dec 2 1655
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Ship classification
Type of ship Merchant ship
Silver Ship litigation in 1650s
Role in Silver Ship litigation None

Biographical synthesis

Richard Nash (b. ca. 1632; d. ?ca. 1663). Mariner.

Member of the company of the Sarah in 1655.

Resident in 1655 in the parish of Allhallowes Barking, and possibly at possible death in 1663.

A will was proved on February 5th 1663 for a Richard Nash, mariner of Allhallows Barking.[1]

Evidence from High Court of Admiralty

Twenty-three year old Richard Nash deposed on December 2nd 1655 in the High Court of Admiralty.[2] He was examined on an allegation in "A busines of examination of wittnesses on the part and behalfe of James ffordham and Company owners of the shipp the Sarah and her tackle apparrell and furniture seized in the port of Dunquirke with her ladeing against all who take upon them to iustifie the sayd seizure".[3]

Richard Nash stated that he had been a member of the company of the ship the Sarah in September and October 1655 when she lay at Dunkirk. The ship had been ready to sail from Dunkirk to London when she was seized by the officers of the governor of Dunkirk on the order of the King of Spain.[4]

Comment on sources

PROB 11/310/177 Will of Richard Nash, Mariner of All Hallows Barking, City of London 05 February 1663
  1. PROB 11/310/177 Will of Richard Nash, Mariner of All Hallows Barking, City of London 05 February 1663
  2. HCA 13/70 f.663r
  3. HCA 13/70 f.662r
  4. HCA 13/70 f.663r