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Sunday, July 4, 2010

1638 Bevis



In May, 1638 The Bevis of (South) Hampton departed Southampton for New England "by vertue of the Lord Treasurers warrant of the second of May"


Ship Information:
Burthen: 150 tons
Robert Batten, Master
Goods loaded May 12, 1638.


Shippers:
Richard Dumer & Co.
Henry Byles & Co.


Passengers:


DESTINATION: Newbury
Frye, John, 37, wheelwright, of Basing, county Hampshire
(wife) Frye, Anne - -
(child) Frye, John - -
(child) Frye, Sarah - -
(child) Frye, Benjamin - -
(Listed as "ffrey" [Frey]. Settled in Andover, Massachusetts. John and sons spelled name as Frie; descendents changed to Fry and Frye. - cit.3)


DESTINATION: Charlestown [?]
Austin, Richard, 40, tailor, of Bishopstoke, county Hampshire [brother of Annis Littlefield below]
(wife) Austin - [Elizabeth, 28]
(child) Austin - [Richard, 6]
(child) Austin - [Anthony, 2]
Knight, Robert - carpenter (Austin servant)

DESTINATION: Newbury
Batt, Christopher, 37, tanner, of Salisbury ("of Sarum"cit.3), county Wiltshire
(wife) Batt, Anne, 37, (age might be 32)
(dau.) Batt, Anne, 8,
(dau.) Batt, Jane, 7,
(son) Batt, Christopher, 5,
(son) Batt, Thomas, 3,
(dau.) Batt, Elizabeth, 2,
Batt, Dorothie, 20, (sister of Christopher Batt)
Good, Thomas, 24, (Batt servant)
Blackston(e), Elizabeth, 22, (Batt servant; listed Eliza:)
Pond, Rebecca, 18, (Batt servant)


DESTINATION: Weymouth
Carpenter, William, 62, carpenter, of Wherwell (listed "Horwell"cit.3), county Hampshire
Carpenter, William, Jr, 33, carpenter, of Wherwell, county Hampshire
(wife) Carpenter, Abigail, 32, (Maiden Name: Briant*; listed "Abigael"cit.3)
(child) Carpenter - under 10 (John*)
(child) Carpenter - under 10 (Abigail*)
(child) Carpenter - under 10 (William*)
(child) Carpenter - under 10 (Joseph*)
Banshott, Thomas 14 (Carpenter servant)


DESTINATION: Wells, Maine
Littlefield, Mrs. Agnes, 38, (sister of Richard Austin, listed above)
Littlefield, John, 14,
Littlefield, Elizabeth, 11,
Littlefield, Mary, 8, 
Littlefield, Thomas, 5, 
Littlefield, Anne, 5,
Littlefield, Francis, 2, 
Knight, John - carpenter (Littlefield servant)

DESTINATION: Newport

Durdal, Hugh - (Littlefield servant)


DESTINATION: Salisbury
Byley (or Biley), Henry, 26, tanner, of Salisbury, county Wiltshire
Byley (or Biley), Mary, 22 (sister of Henry Byley)
Byley, John, 20 (servant)

DESTINATION: Roxbury
Reeves, Thomas - (Byley servant)


DESTINATION: Newbury
Dummer, Richard, 40 ("gentleman, of New England") of Bishopstoke, county Hampshire
Dummer, Mrs. Alice, 35
Dummer, Thomas, 19
Dummer, Joan(e), 19
Dummer, Jane, 10
Dummer, Steephen (husbandman of Bishopstoke, county Hampshire)
Dummer, Dorathie, 6
Dummer, Richard, 4
Dummer, Thomas, 2
and the following servants:
Hutchinson, John, 30, carpenter (or Huchinson)
Alcock, Francis, 26, (or Alcocke, Frauncis)
Mott, Adam, 19, tailor
Wakefield, William, 22,
Wakefield, Anne, 20,
Parker, Nathaniel, 20, baker, of London 
Poore, Samuel, 18, 
Poore, Danyell (Daniel), 14,
Poore, Alice, 20, 
Bayley, Richard,15,

Sources:
1. "The Planters of the Commonwealth in Massachusetts" by Charles E. Banks
2. "The Complete Book of Emigrants, 1607-1660" by Peter Coldham
3. "Passengers to America" by Michael Tepper, pages 49-50

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