Benjamin Hunter


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor, Administrator, Dockyard Staff 
First Known Service1776ref:567
Last Known Service9.10.1776ref:567
Date of Death1791 - Deptford Dockyard ref:655

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
177629.2.1776Warranted Boatswain of the Dockyard at Deptford Dockyard ADM 6/21/165ADM 6/21
29.2.17769.10.1776Warranted Master Attendant at Sheerness Dockyard ADM 6/21/165ADM 6/21
9.10.1776 Warranted Master Attendant at Woolwich Dockyard ADM 6/21/218ADM 6/21
17791783Warranted Master Attendant at Woolwich Dockyardref:567
17861791Warranted Master Attendant at Deptford Dockyardref:567


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Posted by Peter Evans on Monday 24th of August 2020 16:33

In the Records of St Nicholas Parish Deptford 5 July 1772 Ann HUNTER Baptised, her Father entered as Benjamin HUNTER, occupation recorded as Boatswain of His Majesty's (Dock) Yard, Deptford. This record also pre-dates 1776.


Posted by Cy on Saturday 26th of January 2019 20:28

Yes, have not found a warrant for his start of service at Deptford yet. 1764 is certainly an improvement.


Posted by Peter Evans on Saturday 26th of January 2019 17:54

In the St Nicholas Church Parish Records of Burials 28 Sep 1764 William son of Benjamin Hunter - Boatswain of the Kings Yard. This pre-dates the 1776 "Date from" shown.

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