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SHIPS PASSENGER LISTS
Founders of New England: Records of Ships Passenger Lists from England to New England between 1620 and 1640. This set of ships passenger lists includes ships to Virginia (a catch-all phrase to mean almost anywhere along the coast), Barbadoes, Bermuda, West Indies and of course New England
Lorine's Note: This set of records consists of various passenger lists, names of individuals ready to sail to New England, and names of those taking the Oath of Allegiance (in preparation for sailing). It is not always obvious when each ship left. Researchers will have to determine whether or not a ship made more than one sailing each year it is mentioned. The original spelling has been maintained, so you will see "Landen" for "London", etc. Note that common words found are "uxor" meaning "wife", "mr" for "Master" (of the ship)
Finding the names: You can browse each list, starting with the one below (scroll down). To browse the passenger lists of all ships I have online for this 20 year period to New England see the list of all known ships that made the voyage. I hope to find passenger lists for every ship on the list, so if you have a ship list, please consider donating it to Olive Tree.
Transcriber: Laura Freeman
nono die Aprilis 1635
In the Encrease of London, Mr Robert Lea vrs New England.
- Geo: Bacon 43 first written as Mason but erased and substitued, but the clerk omitted to do so for the children.
- Samuel Bacon 12 Child said child of Mason [Bacon]
- Joh: Bacon 8 Child said child of Mason [Bacon]
- Susan Bacon 10 Child said child of Mason [Bacon]
- Tho: Joslin 43 Husbandman
- Rebecca Joslin 43 his Wife
- Eliza: Ward 38 Maid Servant
- Rebecca Joslin 18 Child of Thos. Joslin
- Dorothy Joslin 11 Child of Thos. Joslin
- Nathaniel Joslin 8 Child of Thos. Joslin
- Eliza Joslin 6 Child of Thos. Joslin
- Mary Joslin 1 Child of Thos. Joslin
Encrease (Increase) April 1635
xiiij April 1635. The under written namesd is to be imbarqued in ye Increase Robert Lea Mr bound for New England p'r Cert: from Billerecay in Essex from the Minister of he p'ish that he is no Subsedy man.
First Name; Surname; Years; Occupation
Wm Rusco 41 Husbandman
Rebecca Rusco 40 uxor
Sara Rusco 9 Child
Marie Rusco 7 Child
Samvel Rusco 5 Child
Wm Rusco 1 Child
xiij Apr. 1635
In the Increase, prd. Theis under written names are to be transported to New England: p'r Cert: from All Sta Staynings, Mark Lane of their Conformitie to the Church of England.
- Tho: Page 29 A Taylor
- Elizaeth Page 28 Vxor
- Tho: Page 2 Child
- Katherin Page 1 Child
- Edward Sparkes 22 Servant
- Kat: Taylor 24 Servant
xiiij Aprilis 1635
In the Increase of London Mr Robte Lea bounde for New England. Theis have taken the oathes of Allegeance and Supremacye, and have brought Certificat of their conformity wch are this day filed.
First Names ; Surnames; Years ; Occupation
All for new land in the Increase aforesaid.
- Samuell Andrewes * 37
- Robte Nanoy * 22
- Robte Sankey * 30
- James Gibbins * 21
- Jane Andrewes 30 Wife of Samuell Andrewes above
- Ellyn Lougie 20 her Servant
- Jane Andrewes 3 her daughter
- Elizabeth Andrewes 2 her daughter
* Robert Cordell Gouldsmith in Limbert street sent them aWay.
viij Aprilis 1635
Theis under written names are to be transported to New England imbarqued in the Increase de Lo. [London] Robert Lea Mr. The p'te pred having brought Certificates from the minister Justices of ye Peace of his conformitie to the Church of England.
Tho: Bloggett 30 Glover
Sizim Bloggett 37 uxor
Daniell Bloggett 4 Child
Samvell Bloggett 1yr 6mo. Child
viij. April 1635 In the Increase p'rd. The p'tie under written hath brought Certificate from the Minister of Wapping and from two Justices of peace of his Conformitie to ye Church of England to passe in ye said ship for New England.
Tho: Chittingden 51 Linnen wever
Rabecca Chittingden 40 uxor of Thos
Isack Chittingden 10 Child of Thos
Hen: Chittingden 6 Child of Thos
Recommended New England CD for Research
The Complete Book of Emigrants, 1607-1776
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