Search billions of records on Ancestry.com
   

 

Tilbury

East Indiaman:
1757 - 1769

  Bombay, Madras & China
Husband: Thomas Hunt
Captain: Roger Mainwaring
Journal begins 18th October 1757
1758: The Downs - Madeira - Sao Tiago - St. Augustine's Bay - Goa - Bombay
1759: Madras - Pulicat - Madras - Penang - Whampoa
1760: Second Bar - St. Helena - The Downs
Journal ends 20th December 1760
  Madras & Bengal
Husband: Thomas Hunt
Captain: Roger Mainwaring
Journal begins 8th October 1761
1762: Portsmouth - Madras - Culpee - Ingeli
1763: St. Helena - The Downs
Journal ends 8th August 1763
  Madras & China
Husband: George Wilson
Captain: Roger Mainwaring
Journal begins 26th September 1763
1764: The Downs
1765: Madeira - Johnna - Madras - Whampoa
1766: Second Bar - Bantam - St. Helena - The Downs
Journal ends 1st December 1766
  St. Helena & China
Husband: George Wilson
Captain: William Hunt
Journal begins 2nd November 1767
1768: The Downs - St. Helena - Whampoa
1769: Second Bar - St. Helena - The Downs
Journal ends 10th August 1769

Additional information from:
A Register of Ships, Employed in the Service of the Honorable the United
EAST INDIA COMPANY
1760 to 1810

By "the late Charles Hardy, additions by his son Horatio Charles Hardy"
Preface signed "Jerusalem Coffee House, 23, February, 1811"

Tilbury, 499 Tons (Husband, Captain, 1st-4th Mates, Surgeon, Purser)
(Dates of departure and arrival, as compared to opening and closing of Journals)

  Season 1761-1762 : 2 Voyage
  (Thomas Hunt, Esq.)
Capt. Roger Mainwaring
1 George Bere
2 John Malton
3 Clement Fall
4 William Hunt
Sur. James Davis
Pur. William Cadmore
Sailed Ports. 5 February 1762
Arrived Downs 8 July, 1763
  Season 1764-1765 : 3 Voyage : Coast & China
  (George Willson, Esq.)
Capt. Roger Mainwaring
1 George Haskins
2 William Hunt
3 Charles Purvis
4 Richard Purvis
Sur. Stuart Beard
Pur. George Tilsley
Sailed Downs 6 December 1764
Arrived ditto 8 October 1766
  4 Voyage : St. Helena & China
  (George Willson, Esq.)
Capt. William Hunt
1 William Thomson
2 George Pearson *
3 Robert Wilson
4 Henry Fawsett
Sur. John Silvester Hay
Pur. George Tilsley
Sailed Downs 31 January 1768
Arrived ditto 1 July, 1769

* See George Pearson's Will reference below


 
The Good Ship Tilbury of the Honourable East India Company

Seamen whose Wills obtained Probate in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury
and who probably did not return, from sea, from adventure - from hard work and hard conditions
Date of Probate - (PRO Ref)
Please take a moment to read their names - thank you.

  Will of...
  John Blear, belonging to the Good East India Ship the Tilbury
9 December 1762 - (11/882)
  Charles Wager, of the Ship Tilbury
13 July 1763 - (11/890)
  John White, Mariner on board the Ship Tilbury belonging to the Honourable United East India Company of England
13 July 1763 - (11/890)
  Andries otherwise Andrew Borghart otherwise Bargot, now Mariner on board the Tilbury East Indiaman of Danzig
21 July 1763 - (11/889)
  William Coless, on board the Ship Tilbury
1 August 1763 - (11/890)
  Suen Jonassen or Janasson otherwise Swain Jonas, Mariner on board the Tilbury East Indiaman of Denmark
3 August 1763 - (11/890)
  George Charlton, Purser of the Tilbury Indiaman
6 August 1763 - (11/890)
  Richard Hatch, Outward bound in the good Ship the Tilbury
16 August 1763 - (11/890)
  William Lycatt or Lycett, on board the Indiaman Ship Tilbury
17 August 1763 - (11/891)
  James Elsley, Mariner, now going out Fifth Mate of the Ship Tilbury in the Service of the East India Company of London
28 March 1764 - (11/896)
  James Tomkins, Mariner belonging to the Tilbury Indiaman
20 August 1764 - (11/901)
  Patrick Dolehan otherwise Dolahan otherwise Dolhane, on board the Good Ship Tilbury
4 September 1764 - (11/901)
  John Brans, belonging to the Good Ship Tilbury East Indiaman
16 November 1764 - (11/903)
  Michael Quin, now going on a Voyage to the East Indies in the Tilbury
10 April 1766 - (11/918)
  John Poole, Captain's Steward of the Tilbury East Indiaman and now bound to Madras and China
25 September 1766 - (11/922)
  James Freeman otherwise Blackhall, now belonging to the Ship Tilbury
31 October 1766 - (11/922)
  Joseph Oakes, Carpenter on board of the Tilbury East India Ship
3 November 1767 - (11/933)
  Edward Meadows, Shipwright now Outward bound to the East Indies in the Good Ship Tilbury of Stepney, Middlesex
8 July 1769 - (11/950)
  George Pearson, Second Mate of Ship Tilbury in the Service of the East India Company of England
25 August 1769 - (11/950)
  James Allen, Ship's Steward on board of and belonging to the Good Ship Tilbury
9 March 1771 - (11/964)
  Thomas Gough, Doctor's Servant on board the Tilbury in the Service of the Honorable East India Company
13 August 1785 - (11/1133)

  A sailor (or other person) who died out of the country and bequeathed property in England or Wales would have had their Will proved at the Prerogative Court of Canterbury, 13841858; however, the date of probate may have been even several years after the date of death.

The list reproduced here is by courtesy of the Public Records Office (documents online), UK - my thanks.

 

http://www.documentsonline.pro.gov.uk/wills.asp

Return to HMS Tilbury