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Dorchester

The Company of Freemen

Admission of members 1698/99 - 1718

Transcribed by Michael Russell OPC for Dorchester November 2009
from The Municipal Records of the Borough of Dorchester by CH Mayo MA Published 1908


Date Name & Trade £ s d
05 Jan 1698/9 Thomas Seme, as having married a wife who had lived as apprentice for 20 years to an apothecary 0 40 0
05 Jan 1698/9 William Jacob, app. above 7 years to his father, William. Jacob, linnenweaver 0 2 6
05 Jan 1698/9 John Seager, app. 7 years to William. Eastmond, cordwinder . 0 1 0
05 Jan 1698/9 William Turner, of this Borough,. cooke 0 10 0
05 Jan 1698/9 Thomas Gape, app. to Peter Fluellen, cooper, 7 years 0 2 0
05 Jan 1698/9 Isaac Willlams, app. to Francis Wadman, barber, 7 years 0 2 0
05 Jan 1698/9 Andrew Purchas, maulster 0 2 6
05 Jan 1698/9 Robert Seager, maulster . 0 5 0
05 Jan 1698/9 Robert Gundry, taylor 0 20 0
04 Jan 1699/1700 Elizabeth Clarke, app. 7 years to her father, a butcher 0 1 0
04 Jan 1699/1700 Mathew Williams, app. to his father, Joseph Williams, a grocer 0 2 6
04 Jan 1699/1700 Samuell Chaldecott, app. 7 years to John Reade, taylor . 0 1 0
04 Jan 1699/1700 Robert Loder, clke, admitted to trade of a merchant 0 0 0
26 Sep 1700 Elizabeth Williams, app. 7 years to her mother, Mary Williams, tallow chaundler 0 2 6
26 Sep 1700 Moses Snooke, jun., app. 7 years to his father, a Sadler . 0 2 0
27 Sep 1700 James Woodsford, sadler . . 0 40 0
27 Sep 1700 Christopher Stoodly, jun., son of Christopher Stoodly, adm. grocer . 0 20 0
04 Dec 1700 William Weare, app. to Grace Lacy, wid., woollendraper 0 2 6
04 Dec 1700 Sir Nathaniel. Napper Knight., admitted. Freeman, and gave 5 0 0
25 Sep 1701 John Woolmington, apothecary . 5 0 0
04 Jun 1702 Martha Douch, spr., app. 7 years . 0 1 0
04 Jun 1702 Joseph Gigger, app. 7 years to his father & mother 0 10 0
04 Jun 1702 John Morey, app. 7 years to his father, Samuell Morey, barber . 0 2 0
24 Sep 1702 Sir John Darnell, Knt., Recorder, admitted. 0 0 0
24 Sep 1702 William Twisse, upholsterer 0 5 0
07 Jan 1702/3 Robert Motier, cordwinder 0 1 0
07 Jan 1702/3 Charles Meader, milwright . 0 5 0
23 Sep 1703 John Snooke, app. to Moses Snooke, his father, 7 years, sadler . 0 2 0
06 Jan 1703/4 James, son of John Gaylard, app. to John Harbin, barber . 0 2 0
28 Sep 1704 William Smith . 0 40 0
28 Sep 1704 Anthony Kenn . 0 2 0
28 Sep 1704 Lamas West, jun. 0 2 0
28 Sep 1704 William Winsor 0 2 0
28 Sep 1704 Giles Hidgcocke . 0 2 0
28 Sep 1704 Jonathan Scutt . 0 2 0
28 Sep 1704 Celina Hilson, app. to Mathew, Hilson, Governor, haberdasher 0 2 0
04 Jan 1704/5 John Hillard, carpenter 0 2 0
04 Jan 1704/5 Robert Arnold, shoemaker 0 2 0
04 Jan 1704/5 Thomas Tapp, cooper . 0 2 0
07 May 1704 Aunsham Churchill, of London, stationer, admitted, and voluntarily gave 10 guineas. 0 0 0
27 Sep 1705 Thomas, son of Samuel Snooke, Governor, app. to his father, ironmonger . 0 2 0
27 Sep 1705 Enoch Fortescue, clothworker 0 2 0
27 Sep 1705 Robert Gape . 0 2 0
27 Sep 1705 Thomas Townson, baker 0 1 0
11 Mar 1705/6 John Ward, app. 7 years to Richard Samwayes, grocer 0 2 6
11 Mar 1705/6 Jasper Arnold, app. to Laurence Righton, cutler, deed. 0 5 0
11 Mar 1705/6 William Tucker, app. to his brother, Robert Tucker, blacksmith, 7 years . 0 1 0
11 Mar 1705/6 Thomas Miller, cordwinder 0 1 0
11 Mar 1705/6 Daniell Paddocke, cordwinder 0 1 0
25 Sep 1707 Joseph Smith, brazier . 0 20 0
06 Oct 1707 Cornelius Gawler, app. to Nicholas Slaie, butcher 0 2 0
06 Oct 1707 John Mihill, app. to William Gawler, barber . 0 2 0
06 Oct 1707 Richard Gawler, app. to Eliz. Gawler, baker, deed. 0 2 0
06 Oct 1707 William Beck " having served an apprenticeshipp vnto a glazier in Sherborne & having lived within this Borough for seuerall years" 0 21 6
06 Oct 1707 Dennis Bond, Esq., adm. freeman, paid 2 guineas.
0 0 0
08 Jan 1707/8 James Bun[n] (who had married Elizabeth Williams, a freewoman), haberdasher of small wares 0 20 0
23 Sep 1708 William, son of Robt. Cole, tayler, app. 7 years to his father . 0 2 0
23 Sep 1708 Charles Young, app. to Josiah Byles, barber, 7 years . 0 2 0
06 Jan 1708/9 George Yeate 0 2 6
06 Jan 1708/9 George Lester . 0 2 6
06 Jan 1708/9 John Kellaway . 0 2 6
06 Jan 1708/9 Francis Gaylard, jun. 0 2 6
06 Jan 1708/9 Charles Austin, jun. 0 1 0
06 Jan 1708/9 Robert Young, leather dresser 0 20 0
06 Jan 1708/9 William Allen 0 2 6
22 Sep 1709 Mary Gooderedge, spr., haber- dasher of small wares . 0 10 0
26 Sep 1709 Francis Hamlyn 0 5 0
26 Sep 1709 John Batten 0 2 6
26 Sep 1709 Stephen Mitchell. 0 5 0
26 Sep 1709 William. Channing 0 2 0
26 Sep 1709 William. Geale 0 2 0
26 Sep 1709 John Lawes 0 5 0
26 Sep 1709 Henry Day 0 2 6
26 Sep 1709 Peter Gray 0 5 0
26 Sep 1709 John Masters, alias Pupler 0 10 0
26 Sep 1709 John Winsor, jun. 0 1 0
26 Sep 1709 George Limbry 0 1 0
26 Sep 1709 Robert Lester 0 1 0
26 Sep 1709 William Paddocke 0 1 0
26 Sep 1709 William Smith 0 1 0
26 Sep 1709 Samuell Winsor 0 1 0
26 Sep 1709 Thomas Wood, apothecary 0 20 0
05 Jan 1709/10 Richard Mitchell, tallow chandler 0 10 0
05 Jan 1709/10 James Keate, 7 years app. to a barber 0 2 0
27 Sep 1710 Samuel Bedloe, senr. [Note:- Samuel BEDLOE was a Quaker and Clothier by trade married to Dorothy they had 7 children in Dorchester] 0 20 0
27 Sep 1710 George Cooper, app. to Robt. Bunn, grocer . 0 2 6
27 Sep 1710 William, son of James Channing, app. to his father 0 2 6
27 Sep 1710 Benjamin Gifford, Esq. 0 0 0
27 Sep 1710 Robert Colson, gent. 0 0 0
27 Sep 1710 Nicholas Weare, app. to his father, Robert. Weare, 7 years . 0 2 6
04 Jan 1710/11 Bernard Hamlyn, 7 years app. to Francis Wadman, barber . 0 1 0
04 Jan 1710/11 Edward Vincent, jun., app. to Peter Standish, butcher 0 1 0
28 Sep 1711 Emanuell Chapman, app. to John Mitchell, mason. 0 2 0
28 Sep 1711 Henry Lilly 0 2 0
28 Sep 1711 Samuell Hillard . 0 2 0
28 Sep 1711 John Collins, blacksmith 0 2 0
19 Nov 1711 Benjam. Gifford, of Boreham, Wilts, adm. to freedom, and gave 10 guineas. 0 0 0
19 Nov 1711 Thomas Gould, app. to his father, George Gould, glover 0 2 6
19 Nov 1711 Thomas Ironside, painter stainer . 0 5 0
03 Jun 1712 William, son of John Lock, butcher, app. 7 years to his father . 0 2 0
03 Jun 1712 Thomas Reynolds, app. 7 years to James Standish, butcher 0 2 0
03 Jun 1712 Richard Bayly, victualler, of Dorchester 0 2 0
03 Jun 1712 John Sherrington 0 2 0
03 Jun 1712 Robert Waylond 0 2 0
03 Jun 1712 Robert Hitchcock 0 2 0
03 Jun 1712 Lawrence Snook 0 5 0
25 Sep 1712 Robert Fosse, wheelwright 0 2 6
25 Sep 1712 Edward Jones, app. 7 years to Jonathan Hay don, milwright . 0 2 0
09 Jan 1712/3 Humphry Hardy, wheelwright . 0 2 6
09 Jan 1712/3 John Gould, scrivener 0 5 0
26 Aug 1713 Henry Trenchard, Esq., admitted. 0 0 0
26 Aug 1713 Samuel Standing, malster. 0 5 0
26 Aug 1713 Samuel Rickword, sadler 2 3 0
24 Sep 1713 Josiah Mocher, 7 years app. to his father, Robt. Mocher, shoemaker . 0 1 0
07 Jan 1713/4 Sarah Evomy, widow., joiner 0 2 0
07 Jan 1713/4 Robert Fook, 7 years app. to his father, Robert Fook, butcher . 0 17 6
07 Jan 1713/4 Christopher Peirce, sope boiler 0 5 0
07 Jan 1713/4 John Ensor, 7 years app. to Lawrence Shephard, clothier . 0 2 0
07 Jan 1713/4 Joseph Chaldecott, clothier 0 20 0
29 Jul 1714 Jacob Hitchcock, 7 years app. to Rd. Dowle, shoemaker 0 1 0
29 Jul 1714 Maurice Gauntlett, 7 years app. to his father, Maurice Gauntlett, cutler . 0 1 0
29 Jul 1714 Robert Filldue, malster 0 2 6
29 Jul 1714 William Brookes, gunsmith 0 2 6
06 Jan 1714/5 Thomas Yeat, Linnen draper 0 15 0
15 Sep 1715 Zachariah Nelson, 7 years app. to his father, John Nelson . 0 2 6
15 Sep 1715 James Parsons, 7 years app. to John White, tayler. 0 2 6
15 Sep 1715 Edward Mayo, 7 years app. to John Seager, shoemaker 0 2 6
15 Sep 1715 Thomas Evomy, 7 years app. to trade of a joiner 0 2 6
15 Sep 1715 John Hewlett, 7 years app. to his father,William. Hewlett 0 2 6
15 Sep 1715 William Hellard, 7 years app. to William. Harris, shoemaker 0 2 6
15 Sep 1715 John Phiphard, the like . 0 2 6
15 Sep 1715 Henry Creech, 7 years app. to Geo. Limbury, shoemaker 0 2 6
05 Jan 1715/6 Anthony Read, 7 years app. to Robert Shephard, clothier 0 2 6
12 May 1718 Thomas Pitman, app. to Thomas. Pitman, his father, deed. . 0 2 6


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