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)

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