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Canterbury (1699)

According to Wikipedia,[1] "The Canterbury, or Canterbury Merchant, is the ship that transported William Penn and James Logan from England to Philadelphia in 1699." The ship departed Isle of Wight, 3 September 1669 and arrived Philadelphia 3 December 1699.[2] Some authorities report the captain was "Henry Tregeny"[3]; but others call him "Hen. Weagene."[4] The Wikipedia article includes a comment that, "During the voyage the Canterbury reportedly survived an attack by pirates."[5]

Passengers

According to Wikipedia, "The passenger list, even if one was recorded, is not extant."[6]. Names of the passengers who did or probably made the voyage are

Confirmed:
Probable:
  • John Warder[14]
  • Solomon Warder and Mary Howel[15]
  • Thomas Parson[16]
  • Randolph Janney[17]
  • James Streater and family[18]
  • Timothy Hudson[19]
  • Joseph Austill[20]
  • William Smith, wife and family[21]
  • Samuel Sidon[22]
  • Abraham Scott[23]
  • Thomas Storey[24]
  • James Barton[25]
  • John and Rebecca Linton[26]
  • Mary Doe[27]
  • Thomas Story[28]
  • John and Jacob Holcombe,[29]

Sources

  1. Citing (a) "William Penn, Mary Maples Dunn, Richard S. Dunn, Edwin B. Bronner and David Fraser (1981-1987). The papers of William Penn. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 14 editions"; (b) "Headlam, Cecil (editor) (1909). Calendar of state papers, colonial series, America and West Indies, 1699, pp. 395-412" and quoting, "Aug. 22. Whitehall." "William People to Robert Quary." "This oblidged them to hear Mr. Penn several times in order to their report." "[Sent forward by the Canterbury Merchant.]"; and (c) Headlam, p. 436" quoting "Sept. 12. Whitehall. Council of Trades and Plantations to Robert Quary. The reason for our not answering you before we acquainted you with by the ship in which Mr. Penn sailed [the Canterbury Merchant ]." in "Canterbury (ship)"; Wikipedia (accessed 2014).
  2. Citing "William Penn, Mary Maples Dunn, Richard S. Dunn, Edwin B. Bronner and David Fraser (1981-1987). The papers of William Penn. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 14 editions" and noting "Other authors list the departure date as September 9, 1699 and the arrival date as December 9, 1699" in "Canterbury (ship)"; Wikipedia (accessed 2014).
  3. Citing " William Penn, p. 181" with "NOTE- Henry Tregeny (d. 1704), a Philadelphia merchant and master of the Canterbury, had transported WP to Pennsylvania in 1699" in "Canterbury (ship)"; Wikipedia (accessed 2014).
  4. Citing "Headlam, p. 395-412" and quoting, "Aug. 25. H.M. Yard, near Portsmouth," "Henry Greenhill to William Popple at the Plantation Office, Whitehall. Your pacquett for R. Quarry is put on board the Canterbury, Capt. Hen. Weagene. Signed, Henry Greenhill. Endorsed, Recd. Aug. 26, 1699." in "Canterbury (ship)"; Wikipedia (accessed 2014).
  5. Citing "Keith, Charles Penrose (1997). The provincial counsilors of Pennsylvania. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., p. 6" and quoting, "They [William Penn and James Logan] sailed from Cowes on September 9th, 1699, in the 'Canterbury'. On the way over, the ship was attacked by pirates, and Logan took part in the defence of it," "The pirates were beaten off," in "Canterbury (ship)"; Wikipedia (accessed 2014).
  6. Without further reference in "Canterbury (ship)"; Wikipedia (accessed 2014).
  7. Citing (a) "Myers, Albert Cook (1902). Quaker arrivals at Philadelphia 1682-1750: being a list of certificates of removal received at Philadelphia Monthly Meeting of Friends, Philadelphia: Ferris & Leach" with note, "Myers did not adjust the dates based on the Julian Calendar, the standard in the British Isles and America prior to 1753, to dates based on the Gregorian Calendar. To make the adjustment, the month is increased by two months. For example: '10 mo. 29, 1699' would be adjusted to '12 mo. 29, 1699', or December 29, 1699," and (b) "Myers, p. 21" and quoting "WILLIAM PENN, from Two Days' Meeting, by appointment, at London, England, dated 6 mo., 1699." "WILLIAM PENN, another certificate, from Meeting in the City of Bristol, England, dated 5 mo. 31, 1699, where 'of late he hath had his residence some tyme.' Another from Mo. Mtg. held at Horsham, England, dated 5 mo. 12, 1699." in "Canterbury (ship)"; Wikipedia (accessed 2014).
  8. Citing "Scharf, John Thomas and Thompson Wescott (1884). History of Philadelphia, 1609-1884. Volume II, Philadelphia: L. H. Everts & Co., p. 1686" and quoting "In December, 1699, when William Penn made his second visit to Pennsylvania, he brought with him his second wife, Hannah Callowhill Penn, and Letitia Penn, his daughter by his first wife." in "Canterbury (ship)"; Wikipedia (accessed 2014).
  9. Citing "Keith, p. 6" in "Canterbury (ship)"; Wikipedia (accessed 2014).
  10. Without further reference in "Canterbury (ship)"; Wikipedia (accessed 2014).
  11. Citing "William Penn, p. 181" in "Canterbury (ship)"; Wikipedia (accessed 2014).
  12. Citing "Headlam, p. 395-412" in "Canterbury (ship)"; Wikipedia (accessed 2014).
  13. Citing The Papers of William Penn, Volume 4, p. 181 fn, University of Pennsylvania Press, 1987
  14. Citing (a) "Stiefel, Jay Robert (2006). "A clock for the rooms': the horological legacy of the Library Company of Philadelphia. Library Company of Philadelphia, p. 17" and quoting, "By family tradition, William Warder had inherited the clock from his Quaker forebears. They had emigrated with Penn on his second voyage to Philadelphia, in 1699, aboard the ship Canterbury." "The Canterbury sailed from the Isle of Wight on September 3, 1699 and reached Pennsylvania on December 3, 1699." and (b) "Myers, p. 23," quoting, "JOHN WARDER, unmarried, from Mo. Mtg. at Horleystown, Southwark, England, dated 6 mo. 2, 1699. Received 10 mo. 29, 1699." in "Canterbury (ship)"; Wikipedia (accessed 2014).
  15. Citing (a) "Stiefel, Jay Robert (2006). A clock for the rooms': the horological legacy of the Library Company of Philadelphia. Library Company of Philadelphia, p. 17" and quoting, "By family tradition, William Warder had inherited the clock from his Quaker forebears. They had emigrated with Penn on his second voyage to Philadelphia, in 1699, aboard the ship Canterbury." "The Canterbury sailed from the Isle of Wight on September 3, 1699 and reached Pennsylvania on December 3, 1699." and (b) "Myers, p. 24" quoting, "SOLOMON WARDER and MARY HOWEL, from First Day Meeting on Newport, Isle of Wight, dated 6 mo. 20, 1699. They declared their intentions of marriage at the Mo. Mtg. held 6 mo. 2, 1699, and no obstructions appeared. 'But the Speedy departure of the Ship has hindered their appearing att our next Monthly Meeting for the Accomplishment of their said Intention.' Received 10 mo. 29, 1699." in "Canterbury (ship)"; Wikipedia (accessed 2014).
  16. Citing "Myers, p. 24" quoting "THOMAS PARSON, "Seigr of Coufold," county of Sussex, single man, who has suffered for the truth. From Mo. Mtg. at Horsham, in Sussex, England, dated 5 mo. 12, 1699. Names of Hugh and Isaac Parson among signers. Received 10 mo. 29, 1699." in "Canterbury (ship)"; Wikipedia (accessed 2014).
  17. Citing "Myers, p. 24," quoting "RANDOLPH JANNEY, son of William Janney, of Hanford, Cheshire, England. From Mo. Mtg. at Morley, Cheshire, England, dated 6 mo. 2, 1699. Name of Deborah Janney among signers. Received 10 mo. 29, 1699." in "Canterbury (ship)"; Wikipedia (accessed 2014).
  18. Citing "Myers, p. 24," quoting "JAMES STREATER, of New Alford, and family, from Mo. Mtg. in Alton, Hampshire, England, dated 6 mo. 4, 1699. Received 10 mo. 29, 1699." in "Canterbury (ship)"; Wikipedia (accessed 2014).
  19. Citing "Myers, p. 24," quoting, "TIMOTHY HUDSON, young, single man, son of William Hudson, from Mo. Mtg. at York, England, dated 11 mo. 6, 1698-1699. Has consent of parents. Received 11 mo. 26, 1699." in "Canterbury (ship)"; Wikipedia (accessed 2014).
  20. Citing "Myers, p. 24," quoting, "JOSEPH AUSTILL, 'lately of Ore,' son of William Austill, and grandson of Dorothy Austill, deceased, 'an honorable woman in the truth.' From Meetings of Ore and Newberry, England, dated 11 mo. 17, 1698-9. Received 11 mo. 26, 1699." in "Canterbury (ship)"; Wikipedia (accessed 2014).
  21. Citing "Myers, p. 25" quoting "WILLIAM SMITH, 'the Elder,' wife and family, from Mo. Mtg. at Glastenbury, Somersetshire, England, dated 6 mo. 14, 1699." in "Canterbury (ship)"; Wikipedia (accessed 2014).
  22. Citing "Myers, p. 25," quoting "SAMUEL SIDON, who 'did much good by Administring physich.' From Meeting at Breach, Derbyshire, England, dated 7 mo. 22, 1699." in "Canterbury (ship)"; Wikipedia (accessed 2014).
  23. Citing "Myers, p. 25," quoting, "ABRAHAM SCOTT, 'of Bartholomew ye great Mercer son of thomas Scott of ye same place and trade, deceased.' From Mo. Mtg. at Peale, in St. John Street, London, England, dated 5 mo. 26, 1699. Received 11 mo. 26, 1699." in "Canterbury (ship)"; Wikipedia (accessed 2014).
  24. Citing "Myers, p. 25," quoting "THOMAS STOREY, ('abode with us about nine months') from Mo. Mtg. at Hamersmith, county of Middlesex, England, dated 5 mo. 27, 1699. Received 11 mo. 26, 1699." in "Canterbury (ship)"; Wikipedia (accessed 2014).
  25. Citing "Myers, p. 25," quoting "JAMES BARTON, unmarried, 'baker lately dwelling with in Compass of the Peele meeting In St. John Street soe Called Son of James Barton of Uti & ster in the County of Staford, farmer.' From Two Weeks' Meeting at Devonshire House, London, dated 2 mo. 10, 1699. Received 11 mo. 26, 1699." in "Canterbury (ship)"; Wikipedia (accessed 2014).
  26. Citing "Myers, p. 26." quoting "JOHN LINTON, and wife, Rebecca, late of Wigton. From Mo. Mtg. at Long Newton, England, dated 6 mo. 25, 1699. He 'walked amongst us these severall yeares.' 'She Came of beleveing parents and was Educated in ye way of truth from Childhood.'" in "Canterbury (ship)"; Wikipedia (accessed 2014).
  27. Citing "Myers, p. 26," "MARY DOE, unmarried, late servant to John Field, from Mtg. at Brewers Hall, London, England; dated 5 mo. 17, 1699. Not recorded." in "Canterbury (ship)"; Wikipedia (accessed 2014).
  28. Citing "Myers, p. 38," quoting "THOMAS STORY, minister, from Mo. Mtg. in London, 'within ye walls,' dated 9 mo. 9, 1698. Also another certificate dated 1 mo. 23, 1701-2, from Two Weeks' Mtg. in London, stating that he is clear in relation to marriage. Received 11 mo. 26, 1699." in "Canterbury (ship)"; Wikipedia (accessed 2014).
  29. Citing "Kilpatrick, Mrs. Andrew. Collections of the Minnesota Historical Society. Vol. X, Part II: William Holcombe," quoting, "JOHN HOLCOMBE, with a brother, JACOB, came to America with William Penn on his second voyage in 1700, landing at Philadelphia with other members of the Society of Friends" in "Canterbury (ship)"; Wikipedia (accessed 2014).
See also
  • Albert Cook Myers, Quaker arrivals at Philadelphia, 1682-1750; being a list of certificates of removal received at Philadelphia monthly meeting of Friends (1902), 22-26, 38; digital images, Hathi Trust (accessed 2014).


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