Dover Mariners

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DOVER MARINERS – a random selection of Seamen’s tickets (1785 – 1831)
(includes some pilots, coastguards, and merchant and royal navy seamen)

George AUSTEN born Dover Kent 19 Oct 1799
Capacity: Over sea Pilot (sic) 5-ft 4 and half inches; Complexion: fair Hair: Brown; Eyes blue;
Marks: scar on forefinger of right hand and little finger of ditto broken;
First to sea as cabin boy say (sic) 1811; Not served in RN or foreign service;
When unemployed resides DOVER; Issued DOVER 10 Dec 1844 ;
age when ticketed 45. Can write: Yes; (no code for voyages 1845-54 entered)
(Seaman’s Ticket 75,495 BT 113/38 PRO KEW)

Adam BAIRD born Dover Kent 11 Feb 1819
When unemployed resides Liverpool; Issued at Glasgow 7 Nov 1845
(these are the only details extracted)
(Seaman’s ticket 144,178 BT 113/73 PRO KEW)

Wm BISHOP born Dover Kent 19.12.1824
Capacity: cabin boy; 5’5”, Complexion fresh, hair dark; Eyes blue, marks none;
First went to sea as cabin boy 1841 Not served in RN or foreign service;
when unemployed resides Dover; Issued Dover 7.12.1844 Age when ticketed 20; can write: NO
(Code for voyages 1845-54 not entered)
(Seaman’s ticket 75,469 BT 113/38 PRO KEW)

Edward BOWLES born Dover Kent 29 Oct 1822
Capacity: Seaman, 5’6″ Complexion: fair; Hair: dark, Eyes: dark; Marks: none
First went to sea as cabin boy say (sic) 1836 has served in RN? Yes, 5 years
Has not served in foreign service; When unemployed resides Dover
Issued Dover 9 Dec 1844. age when ticketed 22. Can write: NO;
(code for voyages 1845-54 not entered)
(Seaman’s Ticket: 75,489 BT 113/38 PRO KEW)

Richard John BOWLES born Dover Kent 9 Sept 1824
Capacity: Seaman, 5’9″; Complexion: dark, Hair: brown; Eyes: dark; Marks: none
First went to sea as cabin boy say (sic) 1839 not served in RN or foreign service;
when unemployed resides Dover; Issued Dover 9 Dec 1844. Age when ticketed: 20; Can write:YES;
(code for voyages 1845-54 not entered)
(Seaman’s Ticket: 75,486 BT 113/38 PRO KEW)

Henry BRISTOW born Deal Kent 15 Aug 1812
Capacity: seaman; 5-ft 1 ½ ins; Complexion: sallow; Hair: black; Eyes: dark;
Marks: slightly pockmarked; First went to sea as cabin boy (after apprentice); not served in RN or foreign service; When unemployed resides BUCKLAND near Dover 182 -?; Issued Dover 7 Dec 1844; Age when ticketed 32; Can write: yes;
(no code for voyages 1845-54 entered)
(Seaman’s ticket 75,462 BT 113/38 PRO Kew)

John COLLIER born Dover Kent 21 March 1827,
Capacity: seaman, 5’5”; Complexion: fair; Hair: dark; Eyes: dark; Marks: none
First went to sea as cabin boy say (sic) 1836; Has served in R.N? Yes, for 9 months;
Not served in foreign service; When unemployed resides DOVER; Issued at DOVER 9 Dec 1844
Age when ticketed 17; can write – YES (no code for voyages 1845-54 entered)
(Seaman’s ticket 75,490 BT 113/38 PRO Kew)

John Wm COLLIER born Dover Kent 7 Oct 1826;
Capacity: apprentice; 5’3” Complexion light; Hair light brown; Eyes blue; Marks none;
First went to sea as apprentice 18 Oct 1839; Not served in RN or foreign service;
When unemployed resides DOVER. Issued DOVER 5 Dec 1844; Age when ticketed 18;
Can writeYES; (no code for voyages 1845-54 entered)
(Seaman’s ticket 75,431 BT 113/38; PRO Kew)

Wm COLLIER born Dover Kent 28 Oct 1828
Capacity: cabin boy; 5ft, 2 ½ ins. Complexion fair; Hair dark brown; Eyes dark; Marks none
First went to sea as cabin boy (sic) 1837; Not served in RN or foreign service; When unemployed resides DOVER; Issued DOVER 9 Dec 1844; Age when ticketed 16; Can write – YES
(code for voyage as sailor 1848, 1851, not extracted)
(Seaman’s ticket 75,491 BT 113/38 PRO Kew)

Samuel George COVES born Dover Kent 26 September 1822
Capacity; seaman 5’ 3” Complexion florid; Hair dark brown; Eyes dark; Marks none.
First went to sea as cabin boy; Apprentice April 1835; Not served in RN or foreign service;
When unemployed resides Dover; Issued Dover 9 December 1844, age when ticketed 22.
Can write – NO.
(Code for voyages 1845-54 not entered)
(Seaman’s ticket 75, 475 BT 113/38 PRO KEW)

John DEACENT born Dover Kent Nov 1822
Capacity: seaman 5’4 ½ “; Complexion: fair; Hair brown; Eyes light; Marks: none
First went to sea as cabin boy about 1838, Served in RN? Yes, for 2 ½ years
Not served in foreign service; When unemployed resides DOVER
Issued DOVER 9 Dec 1844; Age when ticketed 22; Can write: NO
(code for voyages 1845-54 not entered)
(Seaman’s ticket 75,477 BT 113/38 PRO KEW.)

Wm DODD born Dover Kent 7 Jul 1821
Capacity: seaman; 5-ft 2 ½ inches; Complexion dark; Hair dark; Eyes hazel; Marks none;
First went to sea as cabin boy 1836; Not served in RN or foreign service; When unemployed resides at DOVER; Issued DOVER 6 Dec 1844; age when ticketed:23; can write? YES (code for voyages as sailor 1845 not extracted)
(Seaman’s ticket 75,456 BT 113/38 PRO Kew)

Richard ELDRIDGE born Hythe Kent 10 July 1827,
Capacity: cabin boy 5’6”; Complexion: fair; Hair: Light brown; Eyes: blue; Marks: none
First went to sea as cabin boy about June 1843; Not served in Royal Navy or foreign service;
When unemployed resides at Dover; Issued DOVER 10 Dec 1844. Age when ticketed 17. Can write: Yes; “Cancelled” Ticket left on board HMS Ocean (sic);
Renewed 323,156 (he obviously went into the Royal Navy after 1845.
No codes for voyages 1845-54 entered)
(Seaman’s Ticket 75,497 BT 113/38 PRO KEW)

John FINNICK (FINNIS?) b. Dover Kent 6 Apr 1819
Capacity:seaman; Height: 5’6”, dark complexion, hair brown; eyes blue; marks: pockmarked;
1st went to sea as boy 2 Jan 1839; not served RN or foreign; When unemployed resides Dolphin Lane, Dover; Issued Hull 28 Dec 1844; age when ticketed 25; can write: yes; code for voyages 1845-6 not extracted
(Seaman’s ticket 70,783 BT 113/36 PRO Kew)

John GILLBEE born Dover Kent 30 Dec 1815
Capacity: Seaman height: 5’9”; Complexion: Ruddy; Hair: Brown; Eyes: Blue; Marks: None
First went to sea as carpenter Dec 1836; Served in Royal Navy for 4 ½ years; Not served in foreign service; When unemployed resides DOVER; Issued DOVER 67 Dec 1844; Age when ticketed: 29
Can write? Yes (code for voyage as sailor and carpenter 1845 and carpenter 1846 not extracted)
(Seaman’s Ticket: 75,465 BT113/38 PRO KEW)

Henry GOODWRIGHT b. Dover Kent 13 April 1817
Capacity; seaman. 5’3 ½ “; Complexion, hair & eyes dark; Marks none.
First went to sea as apprentice 24 Oct 1831; Not served in RN or foreign service; when unemployed resides Dover. Issued Dover 3 Dec 1844; age when ticketed 27; can write? no
(code for voyages as sailor 1845-6, mate 1851, not extracted)
(Seaman’s ticket 75, 413 BT 113/38. PRO KEW)

Thomas GRAVENER, b.Dover Kent 31 Mar.1812
Capacity: North Sea Pilot; Height: 5’3”; Complexion: dark; hair: brown; eyes: blue
Marks: anchors on both hands; First went to sea as cabin boy say (sic) 1825; Not served in R.N.
Been in foreign service? Yes, 3 yrs (American private service); When unemployed resides: DOVER
Issued DOVER 10 Dec 1844; age when ticketed 32; Can write: yes (code for voyage as sailor 1846 not extracted)
(Seaman’s Ticket 75,494 BT 113/38 PRO KEW)

George GRIFFIN born Dover Kent 7 Jan 1828
Capacity: cabin boy; 4′ 10 ½ “; Complexion: fair; Hair: dark; Eyes: dark; Marks: none;
First went to sea as cabin boy say (sic) 1841; Not served in RN or foreign service;
When unemployed resides DOVER. Issued Dover 9 Dec 1844;
Age when ticketed: 16; Can write: YES ; (code for voyages as sailor 1845, 46, 48 not extracted)
(Seaman’s ticket 75,492 BT 113/38 PRO Kew)

Thomas Wm HALE born Dover Kent 16 Sep 1828 ;
Capacity: cabin boy; 5’1″; Complexion fresh; Hair brown; Eyes blue; Marks none;
First went to sea as cabin boy 1840; not served in RN or foreign service;
When unemployed resides at Dover;
6 Dec 1844; age when ticketed: 16; can write YES
Code for voyages as a boy 1845; ordinary seaman 1847;
also for this – year 18.8.46 (sic), Joined at Calcutta, sailor 1848, 1851, not extracted
(Seaman’s ticket 75,455 BT 113/38 PRO Kew)

Charles HAMBROOK b. Dover Kent. 10 Nov 1807.
Capacity: mate; 5’9 and half inches; Complexion light; Hair dark brown; Eyes grey;
Marks: none; First went to sea as cabin boy Dec 1820; Not served in RN or foreign service;
When unemployed resides at Dover; Issued Dover 2 Dec 1844 ; age when ticketed 37
can write – yes; (code for voyages as mate 1845-6 not extracted)
(Seaman’s ticket 75,400 BT 113/38 PRO KEW )

James HARBUR born Dover Kent 23 Nov 1827
Capacity: cabin boy; Height: 5′ 2.1/2″ Complexion: fair; Hair: dark brown; Eyes: grey
Marks: none; First went to sea as cabin boy say (sic) 1840; Not served in RN or foreign service
When unemployed resides DOVER; Issued DOVER 9 Dec 1844 age when ticketed 17;
Can write: NO; (code for voyages 1845-54 not entered)
(Seaman’s ticket 75,487 BT 113/38 PRO KEW)

Richd Knight HARMER born Dover Kent Apr 1816
When unemployed resides Liverpool. Has been in foreign service? yes, American, 11 months;
Ticket issued Liverpool 5.3.1845. (these are the only details extracted), more info at PRO under this ref.no.
(Seaman’s ticket 152,173 BT 113/77 PRO Kew)

Robert John HARMER born Dover Kent 27.7.1818
Capacity: Boatman Coastguard; five feet eight and half inches; Complexion light; Hair brown,
Eyes blue, marks: —- ; First went to see as a boy 1833. Has NOT served in foreign service
when unemployed resides: Dover; Issued Dover 19.7.1845. Age when ticketed:27 Can write: yes
Coastguard boatman Petter brig station: Folkestone dist. Dover also see ADM 175-7 p.65 Petter Brig Station.
(Seaman’s ticket 264,857 BT 113/133 PRO Kew)

Thomas William HARMER b. Dover Kent 7 June 1816
Capacity: Boatman; 5’8″; Complexion fair; Hair: black; Eyes blue; Marks none;
First went to sea as boy 1828. Has served in RN? (blank); Has been in foreign service: (blank)
When unemployed resides Sutton Issued Boston 6 June 1845; Age when ticketed: 29;
Can write: yes; Coastguard boatman, Sutton Station*: Grimsby district;
[NB* Perhaps Sutton on Sea (near Mablethorpe?) North E. Lincolnshire – K.H.]
also see ADM 175-7 p.309 Sutton station: R3692 9 Jul 1842 from Preston (Nr.Littlehampton)
-also – Thomas Wm HARMER boatman rem. and prom. 18.9.1847 to Killingholme Lincs;
Killingholme/Hull port, Barton* district ADM 175-7 p.381 R5035; R5035 18 Sep 1847 from Sutton boatman Thomas Wm HARMER commissioned ” remd 12 June 1848 to Shoreham p.118 Good of service* R5631. (* means for the good of the (Coastguard) service) [* probably Barton-upon-Humber, Lincs]
Seaman’s Ticket No.149,699 BT 113/75 PRO Kew)
Richard HOLDER born Dover Kent 2 Oct 1789?
Capacity: seaman; 5’7″; Complexion: fair; Hair: dark; Eyes: blue; Marks none;
First went to sea as apprentice say (sic) 1808; 3 years in RN; not in foreign service;
When unemployed resides Dover; Issued at Dover 10 Dec 1844; age when ticketed 55;
Can write: NO; code for voyage as sailor 1845-6 not extracted.
(Seaman’s ticket 75,499 BT 113/38 PRO Kew)

George William JOHNSON born Dover Kent 13 Dec 1830
Capacity: cabin boy; 4’ 8 and half inches; Complexion: light; Hair: brown; Eyes: grey;
Marks: none; First went to sea as cabin boy 1842; not served in RN or foreign service;
When unemployed resides Dover; Issued DOVER 6 Dec 1844; Age when ticketed 14;
Can write: Yes (No code for voyages 1845-54 entered)
(Seaman’s ticket 75,458 BT 113/38 PRO KEW)

Richard JOHNSON born Dover Kent 28 Nov 1806
Capacity: seaman; 5-ft 7 and half inches; Complexion: fresh; Hair:dark; Eyes:dark; Marks:none
First went to sea as apprentice Mar 1819; Not served in RN or foreign service; when unemployed resides DOVER; Issued Dover 3 Dec 1844; Age when ticketed 38; Can write:NO (no codes for voyages 1845-54) (Seaman’s ticket 755,408 BT 113/38 PRO KEW)

Edward KEYS born Dover Kent 17 Sep 1810
Capacity: seaman; Height 5′ (sic); Complexion light; Hair dark; Eyes light blue; Marks: none;
1st went to sea as cabin boy Sep 1824; Has served in the RN: 1 year 11 months; Not been in foreign service; When unemployed resides DOVER; Issued Dover 4 Dec 1844; age when ticketed: 34; Can write: YES; (no code for voyages 1845-54 entered)
(Seaman’s ticket 75,429 BT 113/38 PRO KEW)

Wm.Chas.LAWRENCE born Dover Kent 19 Dec 1824
Capacity: Seaman, 5’8″; Complexion: Light; Hair: Brown; Eyes: grey; Marks: none
First went to sea as apprentice Oct 1840?; Not served in RN or foreign service;
When unemployed resides DOVER; Issued DOVER 6 Dec 1844. Age when ticketed 20; Can write? YES; (Code for voyages 1845-54 not entered) (Seaman’s Ticket No.75,461 BT 113/38 PRO KEW)

Michael LEONARD born Dover Kent 14 Aug 1821
Capacity: seaman; 5’6″; Complexion fresh; Hair and eyes dark; Marks none;
First went to sea as cabin boy March 1836; Not served in RN or foreign service;
When unemployed resides at Dover; Issued DOVER 4 Dec 1844; Age when ticketed: 23;
Can write: NO; (code for voyages as sailor 1845-6 not extracted)
(Seaman’s ticket 75,418 BT 113/38 PRO Kew)

Daniel LEWIS born Dover Kent 17 Nov 1831
Capacity: Cabin boy, Four foot five and half inches; Complexion fair; Hair dark brown; Eyes dark; Marks: none; First went to sea as cabin boy May 1840; Not served in RN or foreign service;
when unemployed resides DOVER; Issued DOVER 9 Dec 1844; age when ticketed: 13; Can write: yes; (No code for voyages 1845-54 entered (age when first went to sea: 8 and half years old)
(Seaman’s Ticket 75,484 BT 113/38 PRO KEW)

Richard LILLY born Deal Kent —- 1824
Capacity: seaman; 5’6 ½ “; Complexion: dark; Hair: dark; Eyes: blue; Marks: none
First went to sea as ordinary seaman 1838; Not served in RN or foreign service;
When unemployed resides at Dover; Issued Dover 5 Dec 1844; age when ticketed 20; can write: NO
(code for voyages as sailor 1845-6 not extracted)
(Seaman’s ticket 75,452 BT 113/38 PRO KEW)

Wm LUMBARD born Dover Kent 28 May 1831
Capacity: cabin boy; 4’8 ½ “; Complexion: fair; Hair: light brown; Eyes: light (sic); Marks none;
First went to sea as cabin boy Feb 1843; Not served in RN or foreign service; When unemployed resides DOVER; Issued DOVER 9 Dec 1844; age when ticketed: 13; Can write: YES
(no code for voyages 1845-54 entered)
(Seaman’s ticket 75,483 ; BT 113/38 PRO Kew.)

James NORRIS born Dover Kent 2 Aug 1809
Capacity: steward. 4ft 11 and half inches (sic); Complexion: dark; Hair dark; Eyes dark;
Marks: None; First went to sea as cabin boy July 1824?; Has not served in RN;
Been in foreign service? Yes, 4 mon. (American private service); When unemployed resides: DOVER; Issued Dover 2.12.1844; Age when ticketed:35 Can write?YES
(code for voyages as sailor and steward 1845, steward 1846, not extracted)
(Seaman’s Ticket No.75,406 BT 113/38 PRO Kew)

Charles John PARISH born Dover Kent 21 Aug 1823
Capacity – seaman; 5’3”; Complexion: dark and florid; Hair dark; Eyes dark (sic); Mark: on right thigh; First went to sea as cabin boy Sep 1837; Not served in RN or foreign service; When unemployed resides DOVER; Issued DOVER 10 Dec 1844; age when ticketed: 21; Can write? YES; (code for voyage 1848 not extracted); Cancelled Ticket in Master’s possession. Renewed 425,240
(Seaman’s ticket 75,496 BT 113/38 PRO Kew)

John PARKER born Dover 1 July 1815
Issued Dover 25 July 1845; First went to sea as boy 1833; When unemployed resides Dover
(Seaman’s Ticket 264 883 BT113/133 PRO KEW)

George PEARCE born Dover Kent 29 Apr 1818
Capacity: Seaman; 5-ft 5-ins height; Complexion: fresh; Hair: dark; Eyes: Blue; Marks: none
First went to sea as cabin boy (after apprentice 1829); Not served in RN or foreign service
When unemployed resides Dover; Issued Dover 5 Dec 1844; Age when ticketed: 26; Can write: NO
(code for voyage as sailor 1846 not extracted) (Seaman’s Ticket: 75,434 BT 113/38 PRO Kew)

James PEARCE born Dover Kent 1819
Capacity: Seaman; Height: 5-ft 8 and half inches; Complexion:sallow; Hair:brown; Eyes:hazel; Marks: none; First to sea as ordinary seaman 1831; Not served in RN; Has been in Foreign service? Yes, 10 months Brazilian; When unemployed resides Douglas, Isle of Man; Issued at Liverpool 6 Jan 1845; age when ticketed: 26; Can write: NO; Comment: (no code for voyages 1845-54 entered)
(in pencil “James JOHNSTONE ck (with code for 1851 down) – does this refer to someone else?
(Seaman’s Ticket 75,240 BT113/38 PRO Kew)

John POUT born Dover Kent 5 June 1829
Capacity: Boy 5′ 3 ½ “; Complexion: light; Hair: brown; Eyes: dark; Marks: none
First to sea as apprentice June 1841; Not served in RN or foreign service; When unemployed resides DOVER; Issued Dover 4 Dec 1844; Age when ticketed 15; can write: NO;
(No code for voyages 1845-54 entered) (Seaman’s ticket 75,423 BT 1132/38 PRO Kew)

Henry PULLMAN b. Dover Kent 18 Sept 1826
Capacity seaman 5’ 7½” ; Complexion light; Hair light brown; Eyes grey; Marks none
First went to sea as cabin boy Aug 1839; not served in RN or foreign service; when unemployed resides Dover; Issued Dover 3 Dec 1844; Age when ticketed 18; Can write YES
(code for voyage as sailor 1846 not extracted)
(Seaman’s ticket 75, 410 BT 113/38 PRO KEW)

John READ born Dover Kent 1 Jan. 1831
Capacity: cabin boy; 4-ft 9 and half inches; Complexion florid; Hair light; Eyes blue; Marks: slightly pockmarked; First went to sea as cabin boy Nov 1843; Not served in RN or foreign service; When unemployed resides at Dover; Issued Dover 5 Dec 1844; Age when ticketed 13; Can write: yes; (no code for voyages 1845-54 entered);
(Seaman’s ticket 75,450 BT 113/38 PRO KEW,)

Robert READ born Dover Kent 25 Dec 1799
Capacity: seaman; 5-ft 3 and half inches; Complexion ruddy; Hair brown; Eyes blue; Marks none;
First went to sea as boy in 1811; Has served in Royal Navy? Yes (in pencil “Time not stated”)
Not served in foreign service; When unemployed resides Southampton. Issued Southampton 31 Dec 1844; Age when ticketed: 45; Can write: yes
(code for voyages as sailor 1845-6 not extracted)
(Seaman’s ticket 75,983 BT 113/38 PRO Kew)

Alfred SHARP born Dover Kent 7 May 1829.
Capacity: seaman; 5’ 3 ½” Complexion light; Hair light; Eyes grey; Marks: pockmarked
First to sea as cabin boy Aug 1842; not served in RN or foreign service; When unemployed resides DOVER; (Code for voyages as boy and sailor 1845, sailor 1846-7 not extracted);
(Seaman’s Ticket 75,448 BT 113/38 PRO KEW)

Charles SHARP born Dover Kent 7 Apr 1831
Capacity: cabin boy 4’9 ½”; Complexion: light; Hair: brown; Eyes: blue; Marks: none
First to sea as cabin boy July 1844; Not served in RN or foreign service; When unemployed resides DOVER; Issued DOVER 7 Dec 1844; age when ticketed: – ; Can write: NO
(code for voyages as sailor 1845 not extracted, or boy 1845 not extracted)
(Seaman’s Ticket 75,468 BT 113/38 PRO KEW)

Richard SHARP born Dover Kent —- 1822
Capacity: seaman 5’4 ½” ; Complexion: fresh; Hair: dark; Eyes: dark; Marks: pockmarked
First to sea as ordinary seaman 1838; Not served in RN or foreign service; When unemployed resides DOVER; Issued DOVER 5 Dec 1844; age when ticketed 22; Can write: NO
(code for voyages as cook 1845-6, and sailor 1847 not extracted)
CANCELLED. TICKET LEFT ON BD HIGHLAND CHIEF. Rend. 387, 471
(Seaman’s Ticket 75,453 BT 113/38 PRO KEW)

Charles SHEPHERD born 15 Nov 18–? At Buckland by Dover Kent
Capacity: seaman; 5’6”; Complexion dark; Hair dark brown; Eyes light; Marks none;
First to sea as apprentice Nov 1825; NOT served in RN or foreign service; When unemployed resides Dover; Issued DOVER 9 Dec 1845; Age when ticketed 33; Can write NO (code for voyage as sailor 1846 not extracted) (Seaman’s Ticket 75,478 BGT 113/38 PRO KEW)

Samuel SOUTHEY born Dover Kent 25 Dec 1821
Capacity: seaman 5’4 and half inches; Complexion: fair; Hair brown; Eyes dark; Marks: none
First to sea as cabin boy, say (sic) 1836; Not served in RN or foreign service; When unemployed resides DOVER; Issued DOVER 9 Dec 1844; Age when ticketed 23; can write: YES; (no code for voyages 1845-54 entered) (Seaman’s Ticket 75,481 BT 113/38 PRO KEW)

James SPAIN born Dover Kent 6 Feb 1831
Capacity: cabin boy, 4’8 and half”; Complexion fresh; Hair light; Eyes light blue; Marks: none
First went to sea as cabin boy Oct 1844; Not served in RN or foreign service; When unemployed resides DOVER. Issued DOVER 5 Dec 1844; Age when ticketed: 13; Can write: yes. (No code for voyages 1845-54 entered) (Seaman’s Ticket 75,449 BT 1133/38 PRO KEW)

Joseph TOTTLE born Dover Kent 22.12.1817
Capacity: fireman (sic) 5’8 ½ “; Complexion ruddy; Hair brown; Eyes light blue; Marks none;
First went to sea as fireman 1836; Not served in RN or foreign service; When unemployed resides LONDON; Issued Dover 7 Dec 1844; Age when ticketed: 27; Can write:NO (no code for voyages 1845-54 entered); (Seaman’s ticket: 75,472 BT113/38 PRO KEW)

John Joseph TREMEER born Dover Kent 15 Apr 1815
Capacity: seaman; 5’5”; Complexion sallow; Hair dark brown; Eyes brown; Marks none;
First went to sea as apprentice Feb 1829; not served in RN or foreign service; when unemployed resides DOVER; Issued DOVER 5 Dec 1844; Age ticketed 29; Can write – YES (code for voyages as sailor 1851 not entered) (Seaman’s ticket 75,432 BT 113/38 PRO KEW)

Thomas VINEY born Dover Kent 4 May 1820 ;
Capacity: seaman; 5’5”; Complexion: florid; Hair & eyes: light brown; Marks: none
First to sea as apprentice Jany 1837; Has not served in RN or foreign service; When unemployed resides DOVER; Issued at Dover 4 Dec 1844; Age when ticketed 24; Can write: YES
(code for voyages as sailor 1845, 46, 47, 48, 1851 not extracted)
(Seaman’s ticket 75,420 BT 113/38 PRO KEW)

Richard WATSON born Dover Kent 31 Jany 1822
Capacity: Seaman. 5’4 and half inches; Complexion: fresh. Hair: brown; Eyes: Blue; Marks: none.
First went to sea as 2nd class boy June 1838; Has served in RN: Yes, 3 years; Not served in foreign service; When unemployed resides DOVER; Issued: Dover 5 Dec 1844 Age when ticketed: 22;
can write? YES (code for voyage as sailor 1845 not extracted)
(Seaman’s ticket 75,451 BT 113/38 PRO KEW)

John WESTON born Dover Kent 10 June 1819
Capacity: seaman 5’9”; Complexion light; Hair brown; Eyes blue; Marks none
First to sea as 2nd class boy 28 Mar 1833; Has served in RN: yes, 2 yrs 2 months;
Has been in foreign service: 2 ½ yrs (American private service); When unemployed resides Dover;
Issued DOVER 2 Dec 1844; Age ticketed 25; Can write? YES; (code for voyages as sailor 1845-6 not extracted)
(Seaman’s ticket 75,404 BT 113/38 PRO KEW)

Richard WOODRUFF born Dover Kent Jan 1785
Capacity: seaman, Rev. Cruizer; 5’9 and half inches; Complexion dark; Hair grey; Eyes blue.
Marks: Anchor on left arm; First went to sea as boy 1790; Not served on R.N; Not served in foreign; Issued HASTINGS 12 Jun 1845, age when ticketed: 60. Can write: No; Seaman Coastguard Rev. Cruizer, C.G. Mariner, Rev. Cruizer LIVELY, Hastings district.
(Seaman’s Ticket, 242,709 BT 1123/122 PRO Kew)

Richard WOODRUFF born Dover Kent 1812
Boatman , 36 Tower Station: 1845; Was on LIVELY before going to Winchelsea; ADM 175/6 36 Tower.
-also – Richard WOODRUFF, ADM 175/7 36 Tower Boatman;
R2577 27 May 1841 from Winchelsea 26 May 1846 Camber 84 R4046
(Seaman’s ticket, details from British Coastguard Index)

William WOODRUFF born Dover Kent 15 Sep 1819
Capacity: extraman, coastguard; 5-ft 9 and half inches; Complexion florid; Hair dark brown; Eyes blue; Marks: —- ; First went to sea as boy 1835; Has served in RN: 5 years; Has been in foreign service: NO; When unemployed resides: Dover; Ticket issued Dover 21 Jul 1845. Age when ticketed: 26. Can write: Yes; Coastguard Extraman PELTER BRIG Station; Folkestone district
– (see also ADM 1765/7 p.65 Pelter Brig Stn. Dover Port Folkestone District
detach Hougham Court R12786 21 July from Shorne Cliff)
(Seaman’s Ticket 264,866 BT113/133 PRO KEW)

Benjamin WOOLLETT born Dover Kent 13 Feb 1817
Capacity: seaman; 5’9”; Complexion: dark; Hair: dark; Eyes: dark; Marks: none
First went to sea as cabin boy Oct 1834; Not served in RN or foreign service; When unemployed resides Dover; Issued Dover 2 Dec 1844; age ticketed 27; can write: YES.
(Code for voyages as sailor 1846, 1851 not extracted)
(Seaman’s ticket 75.405 BT 113/38 PRO KEW)

Joseph WORTH born Dover Kent 8 Feb 1817
capacity: seaman 5’6”; Complexion light; Hair dark brown; Eyes grey; Marks none;
First to sea as cabin boy say (sic) 1831; 4 years in RN; Not in foreign service; When unemployed resides DOVER; Issued Dover 9 Dec 1844; age ticketed 27; can write: YES
(code for voyages as sailor, 1845, 46, 51 not extracted) (Seaman’s Ticket 75,493 BT 113/38 PRO KEW)