Indentures
Home Up Certificates of Removal Immigration Index Indentures Prisoners Sent to America Ships Swiss Emigrants in the 1700's Virginia Headrights

 

Name

Age

Date

Where

Destination

Residence

Occupation

Indentured To

Term

Ship

Notes

Source

Thomas Purser

 

1637

 

Virginia

 

 

Brasheers,

 

Tristram and Jane, Joseph Blowe, master

Indentured for 600 lbs. Tobacco

9, pg. 73

Strangwayes Bradshew

 

1659, Feb 14

 

Barbados

London

 

Richard Luckett

4 years

 

 

1, pg. 413; (BRO)

Elizabeth Bradshaw

 

1659, Sep 14

 

Barbados

 

Spinster

John Stokes

4 years

 

 

1, pg. 436; (BRO)

Adam Bradshaw

 

1661, Aug 10

Bristol

Virginia

 

 

Robert Stephens

4 years

 

 

2, pg. 15; (BR)

Thomas Bradshaw

 

1676, Apr 24

Bristol

Barbados

Winsell [?Winsley], Wiltshire

 

Griffith Jones

4 years

Success, Mr. William Head

 

2, pg. 264; (BR)

John Bradshaw

 

1679, Aug 14

Bristol

Nevis

 

 

John Charles

9 years

Endeavour, Mr. Simon Emery.

 

2, pg. 268; (BR)

Lemuel Bradshaw

 

1683, Oct 8 14

 

Pennsylvania

 

 

Robert Turner of Dublin, Ireland, F.P. of 5000 acres

 

Lyon, John Crumpton

 

8, pg. 92

Elinor Marchbank

22

1684, Aug 7

 

Maryland

Middlesex

 

Thomas Bradshaw of London, mariner

5 years

 

 

2, pg. 473; (GLRO: MR/E/593)

John Bradshaw

24

1684, Mar 13

 

Barbados

 

 

John Williams

4 years

 

 

5, pg. 10

James Bradshaw

24

1685, Mar 13

London

Barbados

 

 

John Williams, mariner

4 years

 

 

2, pg. 508; (LMWB14/183)

Elizabeth Booth

23

1686, Feb 1

London

Montserrat

Hackney, Middlesex

Spinster

Joseph Athy

4 years

 

daughter of Thomas B. of Clapton, Middlesex, deceased, witnessed by William Bradshaw.

2, pg. 565; (LMWB 14/510)

William Bradshaw

 

1698, Oct 7

Liverpool

Virginia

Long Green in Chesshire

 

Mr. John Hughes

4 years

Submission, Thomas Seacome of Liverpool

 

2, pg. 698; 6, pg. 188; (LTB)

Abigall Bradshaw

27

1701, Nov 8

Liverpool

Virginia

Cheshire

 

John Gore

5 years

St. John the Baptist, Mr. John Gore

 

3, pg. 32; (LTB)

Ellen Bradshaw

 

1706, Feb 14

Liverpool

Virginia

Upholland, Lancashire

 

Mr. John Lancaster

7 years

Planter

*Eline, daughter of John Bradshaw of Upholland, Senior, bapt. 16 July 1692 at Upholland

3, pg. 72; 6, pg. 216; (LTB)

Robert Bradshaw

26

1731, Jan 7

 

Jamaica

Stepney, Middlesex

Weaver

John Taylor

4 years

 

 

3, pg. 435; (CLRO: ATSM/13-14)

Robert Matthews

16

1749, Aug 14

 

Jamaica

Betchworth, Surrey

Groom

James Bradshaw of London, merchant

4 years

 

 

3, pg. 624; (CLRO: ATSM/3)

Peter Port

 

1750, Jul 4

 

Jamaica

Hanover, [Germany]

Sugar Baker

James Bradshaw of London, merchant

4 years

 

 

3, pg. 630; (CLRO: ATSM/36)

Joseph Setree

19

1751, Oct 23

 

Jamaica.

St. Paul Covent Garden, Middlesex

 

James Bradshaw of London, merchant

4 years

 

 

4, pg. 7; (CLRO: ATSM/f.65)

William Bradshaw

 

1766, Apr 23

 

West Indies

Christ's Hospital

 

Robert Mirrie, master of the Simmond

 

 

 

4, pg. 118; (CH)

Edward Bradshaw

 

1772, Jun 1

Port of Ireland

 

Philadelphia

Servant

Michael Washington and his assignes

1 year, 8 months

 

If he pay or cause to be paid the sum of 8 within the space of two months next ensuing then this indenture to be void.

7, pg. 94

William Bradshaw

 

1772, May 11

 

 

Philadelphia

Apprentice, Taught Art And Mystery Of A Mariner And Navigation, Read And Write Perfectly, Cypher As Far As Rule Of Three.

Samuel Jackson and his assigns

4 years

 

To be found all necessaries and at the expiration have two complete suits of apparel, one whereof to be new.

7, pg. 84

Thomas Bradshaw

32

1774, Nov 21-28

London

Virginia

Middlesex

Blacksmith

 

 

Active

 

4, pg. 240;  (EFE)

Peter Bradshaw

22

1775,  13-20

London

Maryland

Southwark

Painter

 

4-7 years

Calvert

 

4, pg. 259; 6, pg. 368; (EFE)

James Bradshaw

22

1775, Apr 3-10

London

Maryland

London

Smith

 

4 years

Fleetwood, Mr. Charles Slezer

 

4, pg. 262

Sources  

Source No.

Source

1 Coldham, Peter Wilson; The Complete Book of Emigrants, 1607 - 1660; Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc.; Baltimore, 1987.
  Bristol Records Office, The Council House, College Green, Bristol BS1 5TR, England, References are to manuscript volumes entitled 'Servants to Foreign Plantations,' ref. 04220.
2 Coldham, Peter Wilson; The Complete Book of Emigrants, 1661- 1669; Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc.; Baltimore.
  BR - Bristol Registers of Servants to Foreign Plantation 1654-1686, ed. Peter Wilson Colham: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1988.
GLRO - Greater London Record Office, 40 Northampton Road, London EC1 0AB
LMWB - Lord Mayor of London's Waiting Books, Corporation of London Record Office, P.O. Box 270, Guildhall, London EC2P 2EJ
LTB - Liverpool Town Books, City of Liverpool Record Office, William Brown Street, Liverpool L3 8EW
3 Coldham, Peter Wilson; The Complete Book of Emigrants, 1700 - 1750; Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc.; Baltimore.
  CLRO - Corporation of London Record Office, P.O. Box 270, Guildhall, London EC2P 2EJ.
LTB - Liverpool Town Books, City of Liverpool Record Office, William Brown Street, Liverpool L3 8EW
4 Coldham, Peter Wilson; The Complete Book of Emigrants, 1751 - 1776; Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc.; Baltimore.
  CH - Child Apprentices in America from Christ's Hospital, London 1617 - 1788, ed. Peter Wilson Coldham.  Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1990.
CLRO - Corporation of London Record Office, P.O. Box 270, Guildhall, London EC2P 2EJ.
EFE - Emigrants from England to the American Colonies 1773 - 1776; ed. Peter Wilson Coldham. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1988.
5 Ghirelli, Michael, B.A.; A List of Emigrants from England to America, 1682 - 1692; Transcribed from the original records at the City of London Record Office; Magna Carta Book Company, Baltimore 15, Maryland, 1968.
6 Tepper, Michael; Passengers to America, A Consolidation of Ship Passenger Lists from The New England Historical and Genealogical Register; Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., Baltimore, 1977.
7 The Pennsylvania-German Society, Proceedings and Addresses at Reading, Oct. 27, 1905, Vol. XVI, Published by the Society, 1907. - Record of Indentures of Individuals Bound Out as Apprentices, Servants, Etc. of German and Other Redemptioners in the Office of the Mayor of the City of Philadelphia, October 3, 1771, to October 4, 1773.
8 Roach, Hannah Benner, The Pennsylvania Genealogical Magazine, Vol. XXIV - No. 2, 1965, The Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania
9 Boyer, Carl, 3rd; Ship Passenger Lists, The South (1538-1825); Published by the Compiler, Newhall, California, 1979