Robert Herenton

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Robert Herenton
Person Robert Herenton
First name Robert
Middle name(s)
Last name Herenton
Spouse of
Widow of
Occupation Mariner
Secondary shorebased occupation
Mariner occupation Bosun, Gunner
Associated with ship(s)
Training Not apprentice
Is apprentice of
Was apprentice of
Had apprentice(s)
Citizen Unknown
Literacy Signature
Has opening text Robert Herrington
Has signoff text Robert Herenton
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Language skills English language
Has interpreter
Birth street
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Birth town
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Birth country
Res street Wapping
Res parish Stepney
Res town
Res county Middlesex
Res province
Res country England
Birth year 1619
Marriage year
Death year
Probate date
First deposition age 36
Primary sources
Act book start page(s)
Personal answer start page(s)
Allegation start page(s)
Interrogatories page(s)
Deposition start page(s) HCA 13/70 f.251r Annotate
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Act book date(s)
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Deposition date(s) Jan 29 1655
How complete is this biography?
Has infobox completed Yes
Has synthesis completed No
Has HCA evidence completed No
Has source comment completed No
Ship classification
Type of ship Merchant ship
Silver Ship litigation in 1650s
Role in Silver Ship litigation None

Biographical synthesis

Robert Herenton (b. ca. 1619; d. ?). Mariner.

"He hath knowne the shipp the Johns Adventure arlate ever since she was built, which was about 4 or 5 yeares since (as he best remembreth) in New England, for that he this deponent did belong unto her as Bosen of her at the rigging of her, and that during the time arlate videlicet in the yeares 1651 and 1652 he this deponent did belong unto her the said shipp."[1]

"Being bozen of her in the yeare 1651 and gunner of her in the yeare 1652".[2]

Resident in 1655 in Wapping in the parish of Stepney and for the last twenty years (so since ca. 1635).[3]

Evidence from High Court of Admiralty

Thirty-six year old Robert Herenton deposed on January 29th 1655 in the High Court of Admiralty. He was examined on a libel in the case of "Dell against Kilvert and Company".[4]

Comment on sources

  1. HCA 13/70 f.251r
  2. HCA 13/70 f.251r
  3. HCA 13/70 f.251r
  4. HCA 13/70 f.251r