Cardiff Records, Volume 2, Chapter IX
CUSTOM HOUSE RECORDS

NAME INDEX

Transcribed by Patricia Sewell 1996
email: pat.sewell@btopenworld.com
www: http://www.btinternet.com/~pat.sewell/

Last Modified: 20 January 97



The old manuscript records of the Cardiff Custom House consist of Order Books, containing formal instructions and directions signed by the chief officials of Trinity House; Letter Books, with copies of letters sent to the London authorities from the officers at Cardiff; Books of Record of Vessels entering and leaving the port, with particulars of their cargoes, destinations, &c.; Account Books

The information is in 5 columns:
Column 1 :- surname
Column 2 :- christian names
Column 3 :- page number of Record in the Chapter
Column 4 :- year
Column 5 :- short description

ADAMS                 Thomas            439     1757     Master of "Jane & Mary" 
ADLAM                 Charles           383     1737     Master; "The Pye snow" with tobacco from Virginia to Bristol
ANDREWS               Thomas            416     1687     owner of ship
ANDREWS               William           439     1755     Master of "Hopewell" for Newry
ANIAN (ANYON)         Evan              428     1731     "enters the ship Eagle sloop of Liverpool"
ARCHER                John              407     1686     ship owner
AYRES                 Abraham           430     1750     "enters the ship Wilmington of St Ives"
BAGNELL               James             439     1757     Master of "Windsor" of Swanzey, for Cork
BARE                  Robert            440     1759     Master of "Mary" of Pilefowdry, for Dublin
BARRAN                David             427     1730     "enters the Pelican of London"
BARTELEMESE           Jan (John)        420     1698/9   "enters the St John of Rotterdam burd' 40 tons"
BARWICK               William           441     1761     Master of "Unity" of Lancaster, for Dublin
BASSET                'Lady'            374     1702     
BASSETT               Charles           388     1787     deceased
BAYLIS                Robert            397     1735     signature on document
BEAVEN                Michael           416     1687     owner of ship
BEEK                  Thomas            435     1734     Master of "Hopewell" of Upton
BENSON                Anthony           443     1766     Master of "Defiance" of Chepstow, for Dublin
BERTHE                Dominique         390     1769     Master; The French snow La Concorde, of Calais
BLATHWAYTE            William           371     1689/90  signature
BOON                  John              429     1732     "enters the ship Resolution Brigg of Bristol"
BOOTH                 G                 369     1689     Custom house, London
BREWER                ? Mr              396     1800     Searcher at Newport; denies the charge that he practises as a surgeon & Midwife
BREWER                William           400     1747     for carrying the boat upon his deck to Bristol
BRIAN                 Thomas            379     1724     Comptroller of the Port of Cardiff
BROWN                 Robert            441     1760     Master of "Handy" of Chepstow, for Dublin
BUSH                  James             425     1727     "enters the ship Margret of Bristol"
CAPLE                 Hen.              370     1689
CARCKLASE             Charles           375     1714     Signature on letter from London
CARKESE               Charles           396     1734     secretary
CHAMBERLAIN           ? Mr              383     1737     Merchant
CHANDLER              R                 398     1738     signature on document
CHAPMAN               George            441     1762
CHAPPELL              Thomas            436     1737     Master of "Benjamin" of Minehead, for Dublin
CHEW                  Richard           442     1764     Master of "Loyalty"
CHRISTOPHER           Morgan            400     1747     for assisting the Boatmen
CLARKE                Sam.              374     1702     Signature on letter
CLOAK                 Patrick           411     1686     "enters the Mary of Wexford burd' 20tts"
COCK                  Lewis             380     1731     of Mevagizey, Cornwall. (a short well sett man) concerning the murder of John PYKE
COPPEN                Thomas            409     1686     "enters the Blessing of Margaret burd' tts"
CORBET                Robert            397     1735     signature on document
CREWS                 Benjamin          380     1731     held in custody concerning the murder of John PYKE
CROUCH                Hugh              381     1732     master of the ship Prideaux
CULLIFORD             W.                375     1710     Signature on letter from London
CULLSFORD             Will.             374     1702     Signature on letter
CUPITT                Richard           408     1686     "enters the Tredegar of Newport burd' 24tts"
CUPITT                Richard           411     1686     "enters the Owners Endeavour of Carlion burd' 30tts"
CUPITT                Richard           411     1686     "enters the Tredegar of Newport burd' 20tts"
CUPITT                Richard           415     1687     "enters the Owners Endeavour"
CUPITT                Richard           417     1688
DASHWOOD              Robert            417     1688     "enters the Greyhound of Watchett burd' 20tts"
DAVID                 Edward            384     1738     Bridgend Looter
DAVID                 Edward            398     1738     of Bridgend; convicted for riot & plundering the ship Pye Snow
DAVID                 Nicholas          400     1753     Extraman; to assist the Surveyor
DAVIES                Row               368     1686     signed a sworne statement
DAVIES                Rowland           368     1688     Customer & Collector
DAVIES                William           433     1728
DAVIS                 Philip            441     1761     Master of "Recovery" of Wellchester, for Cork
DAYAS                 Thomas            389     1788     Officer of Excise
DE LATOUR             Peter             422     1721     "enters the Ship Union of Bristol"
DELAMER               ?                 370     1689
DELAVAND              G                 404     1806     signature on letter
DODSON                Robert            436     1736     Master of "Diligence" of Pillfowdry, for Dublin
DOGGETT               William           388     1788     assailant
DOLLICK (DOLLOCK)     David             380     1731     Late of Redruth in the county of Cornwall. concerning the murder of John PYKE
DRUETT                Samuel            435     1734     Master of "Hannah" of Whitehaven
EDWARDS               Edward            385     1738     of Penarth. Victualler; (Smuggler)     
EDWARDS               Mathew            373     1699     Tidesman Extraordinary
EDWARDS               Thomas jnr        404/6   1806     petition
ELLIS                 Henrey            412     1686     "enters the Adventure of Clewelly burd' 20tts"
EVANS                 William           389     1789     "Friends" Cardiff 
EVELYN                I                 397     1735     signature on document
EVELYN                J.                379     1729     Signature
EVENS                 John              419     1689     "enters the Hope of Lea"
FAIRFAX               B.                379     1729     Signature
FELL                  James             440     1758     Master of "Hopewell" 
FELL                  James             442     1763     Master of "Loyalty"
FELL                  William           438     1747     Master of "Margaret Ellen" of Pile Fowdrey, for Cork
FINCH                 William           426     1728     "enters the ship Plymouth Snow"
FISH                  Thomas            435     1728/9   Master of "Hope" of Pilefourdre
FISH                  Thomas            436     1736     Master of "Hope" of Lancaster, for Waterford
FISH                  Thomas            437     1740     Master of "Mary" of Lancaster, for Dublin
FLOYD                 Thomas            440     1758     Master of "St.Peer" 
FOREST                Richard           383     1735     "came on shore very drunk"
FRANCIS               James             389     1791     "Blessing" Cardiff
FREEMAN               Joseph            443     1767     Master of "Friends" of London, for Dublin
FRITH                 Christopher       370     1689     Letter rec'd from Mr Christopher FRITH from Chestar Deputy to Captaine SHALES
GADD                  Robert            439     1757     Master of "Betsy" of Newport for Kingsdale
GARINO                Rene              412     1686     "enters the Margarett of Croswicke burd' 18tts"
GARLAND               William           423     1722     "enters the Ship Fame Sloop of Bristol"
GARNE                 William           443     1765     Master of "Charming Sally"
GEORGE                Lazarus           384     1738     Bridgend Looter
GEORGE                Lazarus           398     1738     of Bridgend; convicted for riot & plundering the ship Pye Snow
GETHING               Robert            389     1793     "Caerleon" (sloop) Cardiff
GIBSON                James             438     1749     Master of "Providence"
GODOLPHEN             ?                 370     1689
GREENEFIELD           Jonathan          369     1712     Comptroller
GREENFEILD            Jonathan          414     1687     "enters the Swallow of Newport"
GREENFEILD            Jonathan., jnr    368     1689     Surueyor & Deputy Comptroler
GREENFIELD            Jonathan          372     1694     Deputy Searcher of Cardiff (in 1693 he was a Surveyor & Comptroller)
GREENFIELD            Jonathan          379     1724     Deputy Comptroller
GREENFILD             Jonathan jnr      407     1686     regarding ships reports
GREENWOOD             Thomas            437     1740
GREGORY               William           436     1738     Master of "Vine" of Minehead, for Waterford
GREGORY               William           437     1740     Master of "Vine" of Minehead, for Dublin
GRENEFIELD            Jona.             421     1719     Surveyor & D.Comptroller
GRIFFITH              Hopkin            408     1686     owner of ship
GUY                   Hen.              372     1690     signature
GWYNN                 Richard           368     1687
GWYTHER               Bernard           438     1747     Master of "Charming Molly" of Milford, for Drogheda
HALE                  H                 397     1735     signature on document
HAMILTON              Thomas            422     1722     "enters the Ship John & Mary of Leverpool"
HAMP........?         R.                370     1689
HAMPTON               John              421     1704     Master from Lisboarne "enters the Ship Durell Gally of Jersey"
HANCOCK               John              418     1689     "enters the Patience of Bristoll burd' 30tts"
HARRISON              George            404     1806     signature on letter
HARWOOD               Matthew           416/7   1687     "enters the Patience of Aberthaw"
HAWSHAW               ?                 381     1732     Capt. was appointed to cruise between Milford and King Road
HAYES                 John              410     1686     "enters the John of Ross burd' 12tts"
HAYNES                Joseph            400     1744     prevented from making his escape out of this Kingdom
HEADDING              Thomas            429     1731     "enters the ship Ffavovrite Snow of London 50tts"
HENTY                 Robert            374     1702     Signature on letter
HILL                  John              379     1729     Signature
HILL                  John              397     1735     signature on document
HOARE                 Lawrence          410     1686     "enters the ffrancis of Wexford burd' 30tts"
HOBSON                William           439     1757     Master of "Providence" of Lancaster
HOLLIER               Henry             395     1797     Collector
HOPKIN                David             408     1686     owner of ship
HOPKIN                William           418     1688     "enters the ffrinds Adventure of Neath burd' 25tts"
HOPKINS               Jno               399     1734     Waiter & Searcher on the "Josilina"
HOPKINS               Thomas            394     1784     Waiter & Searcher at Barry & Sully
HOPKINS               William           413     1687     "enters the Wormes head of Neath burd' 22tts"
HOSKINS               Thomas            378     1719     Customer of Cardiff
HUDGSON (HODGSON)     James             421     1716     "enters the ship Delight of Lancaster"
HUNSON                Weletheian        376     1714
ISAACK                Thomas            381     1732     prosecuted for carrying away a Cask of Brandy
JAMES                 William           385     1738     Extraordinary Boatman at Pennarth, was obliged to serve the office of a Constable
JANS                  ? Mr              398     1737
JENKINS               Griffith          413     1687     owner of ship
JENKINS               James             368     1686     
JENKINS               James             373     1702     Boatman at Penarth
JENKINS               John              389     1788     "Good Hope" Cardiff (Private wharfs for Shipping)
JOHNSON               Henry             419     1698     see Heinderyck YANSE page 419 year 1698
JOHNSON               Thomas            389     1790     "Prince of Wales" Cardiff
JOHNSON               Tobias            398     1742     sworn in as Comptroller
JONES                 Charles           389     1793     "Lady Cardiff" Cardiff
JONES                 Edward            431     1765     D. Comptroller
JONES                 Hugh              373     1714     Extraordinary Boatman & Tidesman
JONES                 James             437     1747     Master of "Happy Return" of Chepstow, for Dublin
JONES                 John              368     1686     Waiter & Boatman at Penarth
JONES                 John              400     1747     Shipwright
JONES                 John              437     1740     Master of "Fullbrook" of Barnstaple
JONES                 John              438     1747     Master of "Happy Return"
JONES                 Thomas            392     1748     "Magistrate refused to give him his Oath when Drunk"
JONES                 William           381     1732     Extraordinary, Boatman an Tidesman
JONES                 William           389     1790     Deputy Comptroller, nominated only
KELLET                Christopher       434     1728     "enters the John & Mary of Chepstow"
KNIGHT                ?                 388     1787     Notorious Smugler from the Island of Barry
KNIGHT                Thomas            394     1784     a Noted Smuggler who resides a great part of his time on Barry Island
LAPERELL              John              422     1719     "enters ye Shipp Dispatch of Swanzey"
LEATHERBARROW         Richard           440     1758     Master of "Dragon" of Liverpool, for Dublin
LEWIS                 David             372     1693     Deputy Custom'r att Aberthaw
LEWIS                 Edward            373     1714     Extraordinary Assistant Officer belonging to the Salt & Customs
LEWIS                 Edward            385     1738     "has been an old offender" (he is a man of some substance)
LEWIS                 Hugh              392     1748
LEWIS                 Hugh              399     1739     Master; of the "Endeavour"
LEWIS                 Nandis            424     1724     "enters the ship Bristoll Gally of Bristoll"
LEWIS                 Rowland           420     1700     "enters the Delight of Cardiff burd' 40tts"
LEYSHON               ? Mr              398     1738     Attorney
LICESTER              Wilfried          431     1761     "enter the ship Mars of & from Mary port"
LISTER                Wilfred           441     1760/1   Master of "Mars"
LLEWELYN              John              396     1800     "William & Jane" (vessel)
LONGLAND              John              383     1737     Master; the brig "Priscilla" wrecked at Nash Point.
LUCE                  Jean (John)       423     1723     "enters the ship Jon of Guernzey"
MADGE                 William           442     1764     Master of "Vine" of Milford, for Newry
MAGAWLY               Patrick           438     1748/9   Master of "Maidenhead" of and for Bally Castle
MARSHALL              James             438     1753     Master of "Nancy" brig of and for St. Christopher's
MATHEWS               William           402     1775
McKENZIE              William           443     1766     Master of "Fly" of Maryport, for Dublin
MILES                 Thomas            389     1788     "Providence" Cardiff (Private wharfs for Shipping)
MILES                 Thomas            389     1790     "Moderator" Cardiff
MILLES                William           372     1693     Deputy Searcher of the port of Cardiff
MILWARD               Jno               430     1750     D. Comptroller
MOON alias WOON       John              380     1731     of Compton, Devon. (a slight man wearing a wigg) concerning the murder of John PYKE
MOON alias WOON       Stephen           380     1731     of ye parish of Mevagizey, Cornwall concerning the murder of Mr John PYKE
MORGAN                Edward            395     1799     appointed Collector
MORGAN                John              408     1686     ship owner
MORGAN                William           369     1712     Collector & Customer
MORGAN                William           377     1714
MORREN                Samuel            433     1727     "enters the Richard & William of Bridgewater"
MORRIS                Peter             440     1758     Master of "Hopewell"
MOSS                  James             389     1789     "Zephyr" Cardiff 
MUCKLE                John              437     1746     Master of "Sea Flower" of Pileffowdrey, for Dublin
MUCKOLT               John              437     1746     Master of "Sea Flower"
MUNTAGUE              Cha:              370     1689     Signature on letter from Hampton Court
NICHOLLS              John              441     1762     Master of "Blenheim" of Minehead, for Dublin
NOBIS                 Coram             421     1719     Jurat'
NOBIS                 Coram             427     1731     Jurat:
NOBLE                 Edward            430     1750     a native of the County of Lancaster
OVERTON               Ben.              374     1702     Signature on letter
PACKER                Thomas            439     1756     Master of "Jane & Mary" for Dublin
PARRY                 David             441     1761     Master of "Greyhound" of Aberystwith, for Drogheda
PASCO                 ?                 396     1734     
PEARE                 Robert            427     1731     "enters the Molly Snow of Bristol"
PEARES                James             415     1687     "enters the Sarah of Mynhead"
PEIRS                 C                 397     1735     signature on document
PENNINGTON            James             439     1757     Master of "Diligence" of Pilefowdry
PERRY                 Thomas            408     1686     "enters the David of Swansey burd' 30tts"
PHENNY                ?                 374     1702     "Captaing"
PHILLIPS              Francis           368     1688     "Boatman Extraordinary"     
PHILLIPS              Francis           373     1702     Boatman at Penarth
PHILLIPS              Francis., jnr     369     1712     "Boatman Extraordinary"
PHILLIPS              John              393     1750     aged 75yrs, of Penarth
PHILLIPS              John              436     1735     Master of "Charming Sally" of and for Dublin
PICKERING             Alex'r            424     1726     "enters the Sloope Ann of Bristol"
PLAISTEED             Edward            417     1687     owner of ship
PRIEST                ?                 400     1747     Captain; for bringing the New Kings Boat from Bristol
PRIEST                George            379     1729     "from Carolina with rice Indico skins & other goods for Bristoll"
PRIEST                Richard., Mr      392     1750     Captain of one of the market boats running to Bristol
PRIEST                Thomas            434     1728     "enters the Charming Sally of & for Dubling in Irland"
PRIEST                Thomas            435     1729     Master of "Charming Sally"
PURCELL               Alexander         378     1715     Collectr of Coals, Culms and "Cynders"
PURSELL               Alexander         373     1711     Collector & D.Customers Clerke
PYKE                  John              380     1731     Tyde Surveyor; murdered by nine or ten persons armed with pick axes
RANKIN                William           435     1728     Master of "John" of & for Dublin
RICHARDS              Will.             431     1765     pr Collector
RICHARDS              William           381     1732     appointed Surveyor & Deputy Comptroller
RICHARDS              William           386     1741     Surveyor & Comptroller
RICHARDS              William           398     1737     Surveyor
RICHARDS              William           398/399 1742     Searcher
RICHARDS              William           400     1744
RICHARDS              William           400     1751     charged to search all vessels from ffrance, fflanders or Holland
RICHARDS              Williams          435     1733     "Emerald" of & for Dublin;
RIMMAR                Thomas            368     1687     Surveyor
ROBBINS               John              408     1686     owner of ship
ROBINS                George            415     1687     "enters the Owners Endeavour"
ROBINSON              Richard           396     1734     a Notorious Smugler who lives at Guernsey
ROE                   Patrick           437     1746     Master of "Tanner" of Woolaston, for Drogheda
ROGERS                Henry             397     1735     of Crowan in the County of Cornwall; (reward of �200 is offered) committed several murders, (description given)
ROPER                 Thomas            442     1763     Master of "Hope" of Laina(?) for Dublin
ROWLAND               John              389     1790     "Richard and Betty" Cardiff
SAYER                 John              435     1735     Master of "George" of Chepstow
SAYES                 Warren            438     1753     Master of "Severn" of Chepstow
SAYES                 William           441     1762     Master of "Molly" for Waterford
SEYES                 William           438     1754     Master of "Wise" for Dublin
SEYS                  David             373     1701     Deputy Searcher at Newport
SEYS                  Rowland           379     1727     Patent Searcher of Cardiff
SHALES                ?                 370     1689     Captaine; Comissary Gen'l
SHEWEN                William           401     1769     "if found to detain him for defrauding the Government"
SHORNEY               William           413     1687     "enters the Adventure of Watchett burd' twenty fiue tts"
SHOUGH                Mathew            428     1731     "enters the ship Sarah Brigg of Bristol"
SHUTE                 J.                375     1710     Signature on letter from London
SIMONS                David             408     1686     owner of ship
SMITH                 John              420     1698/9   "enters the Welcome of Yarmouth"
SMITHERS              John              389     1790     "Tredegar" Cardiff
SOMERS                James             443     1767     Master of "Industry" of Liverpool, for Dublin
SOUTHWELL             Robert            369     1689     Custom house, London
SPENCER               Christopher       414     1687     "enters the Patience of Aberthaw"
SPENCER               Israell           410     1686     "enters the Tallent of Swansey burd' 20tts"
SPENCER               Israell           414     1687     "enters the Talent of Swansey"
SPENCER               John              416     1687     "enters the Dove of Aberthaw burd' 20tts"
SPENCER               Thomas            436     1738     Master of "Humility" of Pilefowdre, for Waterford
SPENCER               William           417     1687     owner of ship
SPENCER               William           440     1759     Master of "Jane & Mary"
ST.JOHN               Henry., esq       374     1710     (Rt Hon'ble)
STANLEY               I                 397     1735     signature on document
STANLEY               J.                375     1710     Signature on letter from London
STEPHENS              John              414     1687     "enters the Owners of Swansey burd' 30tts"
STEPHENS              John              430     1758     "enters the ship Tanner of Woollaston"
STEPHENS              John              440     1758     Master of "Tanner"
STEPHENS              Thomas            438     1753     Master of "Tanner" of Woollaston, for Cork
STRADLING             Edward            374     1702
STURGES               Henry             435     1735     Master of "Happy Return" of Chepstow
STURGES               Henry             436     1742     Master of "Tanner" of Chepstow, for Dublin
SWAINSON              I.T.              402     1806
SWEET                 Thomas            383     1735     bottles of rum on board
TANNER                David             433     1728     "enters the Patience of Bridgwater"
TANNER                John              373     1695     "apointed weyer & meeter of the Creekes of Barry, Sully & Districts"
TANNER                Thomas            433     1727
TEMPLE                Rich.             369     1689     Custom house, London
THOMAS                Evan              388     1788     Deputy Comptroller
THOMAS                Evan              389     1790     Deputy Comptroller until now
THOMAS                Evan              394/5   1785     "under sentence of Excommunication"
THOMAS                John              443     1765     Master of "Fair Penitent" of Barmouth, for Dublin
THOMAS                Richard           378     1720     "Extraordinary Man in the Port of Cardiff"
THOMAS                William           407     1686     ship owner
TOWERS                Philip            432     1727     "enters the Sloope Success of Pile oftouther burd' 30tts"
TOWERS                Philip            433     1728     "enters the Success of Lancaster"
TOWERS                Samuel            432     1727     "enters the Briggantin Providence of Lancaster"
TRAHERN               Llewelyn          378     1716     Collector and Deputy Customer of his Majesty's Customs
TRAHERN               Llewelyn          386     1741     Collector
TRAHERNE              Edmund            388     1788     Collector & D.Comptroller
TRAHERNE              Edmund            395     1797     deceased
TRAHERNE              Llewellin         398     1742     Collector
TRAHERNE              Llewelyn          393     1766     Llewelyn TRAHERNE died, Edmund TRAHERNE (his son) succeeded him as Collector
TRAHERNE              Llewelyn          421     1719     Collector
TROTTER               Alex'r            368     1686     signed a sworne statement
TROTTER               Alex'r            420     1700     Collector
TROTTER               Alexander         370     1689     orders that all officers of the port are to produce certificates of their having taken the "Oats & test."
TRY                   Richard           425     1727     "enters the Ann Sloope of Bristoll"
TYLER                 Daniel            431     1765     "enters the ship Lark burden 35 tons"
TYLER                 Daniel            442     1763     Master of "Lark" of Chepstow, for Dublin
VAUGHAN               Rowland           381     1732     Boatman at Penarth
VAUGHAN               Rowland           399     1739     Tidesman
VAUGHAN               Rowland           400     1750     
VERNAM                Richard           442     1765     Master of "Phenix" of Bideford, for Dublin
VINCENT               James             421     1719     "enters ye shipp Larke of Bristoll"
VOYLE                 Charles           408     1686     "enters the Owners Endeavour of Carlion burd'30tts"
WALL                  John              423     1723     "enters the ship Mary of Bristoll"
WALTERS               Edward            436     1737/8   Master of "Benjamin" of Aberthaw, for Waterford
WALTERS               James             402     1775     Boatman
WANKLING              William           431     1727     "enters the Brigg Sarah of Mynehead"
WATKINS               George            379     1730     Surveyor, Deputy Comptroller & Deputy Searcher of Cardiff
WATKINS               George            381     1732     resigned
WATKINS               George            427     1731     Comptroller
WATKINS               John              393     1752     Commander; "Indian Prince" of Bristol (homeward bound from Guinea)
WATKINS               John              401     1774
WENTWORTH             William           426     1727     "enters the ship Molly Snow of Bristoll"
WERDEN                J.                375     1710     Signature on letter from London
WERDEN                Jo.               369     1689     Custom house, London
WESTLEY               John              389     1790     "Venus" Cardiff 
WESTLEY               John              389     1791     "Cardiff Castle" Cardiff
WHITE                 Joshua            440     1758     Master of "Tryton" of Mary Port, for Dublin
WHITESIDES            Joshua            440     1759     Master of "Tryton" of Maryport, for Dublin
WILKINS               John              373     1699     "wayter & searcher at Sully & Barry"
WILLIAMS              Edward            381     1732     deceased
WILLIAMS              Owen              411     1686     "enters the David of Swansey"
WILLIAMS              Thomas            384     1737     Deputy Customer at Newport
WILLIAMS              Thomas            400     1750     Extraman; in assisting the boatmen
WILLIAMS              Thomas            407     1686     ship owner
WILSON                Alexander         388     1788     Surveyor
WILSON                Alexander         402     1776-84  Surveyor
WILSON                Christopher       389     1790     "Minerva" Cardiff
WISE                  James             423/4   1723/4   "enters the ship Prudence of Northam"      
WOLLVIN               John              368     1688     "Boatman Extraordinary"
WOOD                  Richard           413     1687     "enters the Recovery of Barnstable burd' 25tts"
WOODBURN              William           441     1761     Master of "Pit"
WOON alias MOON       John              380     1731     of Compton, Devon. (a slight man wearing a wigg) concerning the murder of John PYKE
WOON alias MOON       Stephen           380     1731     of ye parish of Mevagizey, Cornwall concerning the murder of Mr John PYKE
YANSE                 Heinderyck        419     1698     "enters the Obedience from Rotterdam"
YEO                   John              380     1731     of Great Torrington, Devon. stout well sett man much pock Broken & blind in one eye. 
YOUNGE                Walter            379     1729     Signature