Richard Wincles

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Richard Wincles
Person Richard Wincles
First name Richard
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Last name Wincles
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Occupation Porter
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Has opening text Richard Wincles
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Res parish Stepney
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Res county Middlesex
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Res country England
Birth year 1625
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First deposition age 30
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Deposition start page(s) HCA 13/70 f.553r Annotate
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Deposition date(s) Dec 15 1655
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Type of ship Shore based
Silver Ship litigation in 1650s
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Biographical synthesis

Richard Wincles (b. ca. 1625; d. ?). Porter.

Resided in 1655 in Stepney in the county of Middlesex.

Evidence from High Court of Admiralty

Thirty year old Richard Wincles deposed on December 15th 1655 in the High Court of Admiralty. He was examined on an allegation on behalf of John Bayley, the master of the coal ship the Imployment, in the case of "John Bayly and company owners of the shipp the Imployment against the shipp the James and Martin (whereof Phillipp Stafford is Master and against the sayd Stafford and Company coming in for their interest, and whomsoever else et cetera."[1]

Richard Wincles stated that John Bayley, the commander of the coal ship the Imployment, agreed with Wincles, a porter, and his fellow porter (and deponent) Edward Cranford and fourteen others "to unlade his sayd shipp of her ladeing of coales then on board and bargained with them to doe the same after the rate of twelve shillings a man."[2]

Comment on sources

  1. HCA 13/70 f.553r
  2. HCA 13/70 f.553r