Thomas Chevers

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Thomas Chevers
Person Thomas Chevers
First name Thomas
Middle name(s)
Last name Chevers
Spouse of
Widow of
Occupation Mariner
Secondary shorebased occupation
Mariner occupation Master
Associated with ship(s) Oporto Merchant (Master: Thomas Chevers)
Training Not apprentice
Is apprentice of
Was apprentice of
Had apprentice(s)
Citizen Unknown
Literacy Signature
Has opening text Thomas Chevers
Has signoff text Tho Chevers
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Language skills English language
Has interpreter
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Birth country
Res street Limehouse
Res parish Stepney
Res town
Res county Middlesex
Res province
Res country England
Birth year 1631
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Probate date
First deposition age 28
Primary sources
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Deposition start page(s) HCA 13/73 f.92r Annotate
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Deposition date(s) Mar 9 1659
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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

Thomas Chevers (b. ca. 1631; d. ?). Mariner.

Master of the ship the Oporto Merchant.

Resident in 1659 in Limehouse.

Evidence from High Court of Admiralty

Twenty-eight year old Thomas Chevers deposed on March 9th 1659 in the High Court of Admiralty. He was examined in the case of "Rowland Hill John Hill and Company owners of the Oporto Merchant. Thomas Chevers Master against Sir James Drax Knight Richard higgins Tho: Kendall, James Wych and Robert Welding merchants in particular and all others in generall that have or pretend to have any rights, titles, or interest in the goods wares and merchandizes lately brought in the sayd ship to this port from the Barbadoes in a cause of damage and average".[1]

Comment on sources

  1. HCA 13/73 f.92r