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Posted by Sue Bramall on Monday 15th of May 2017 20:08
Hi MikeI am interested in a ship called the Wilding, which sailed to the South Seas in 1804, and appears to be owned by Barbe & Co. Investors were Thomas Pitt, Baron Camelford II and Willilam Nicholson - I am interested mainly in Nicholson. Pitt was killed in a duel, and the result was a finacial mess which I would like to unravel. Regards, Sue
Posted by Mike Oliver on Monday 28th of April 2014 14:39
St Barbe was born 1741, died 1816. After RN he was shipowner, hunted seals Australian waters and traded, involved in whaling, trading in W.Indies and West India Docks Co, senior Brother of Trinity House, Lloyds etc. If interested get in touch and I will give details I have.