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Passenger List of Hercules - 1634

Of all such persons as embarked themselves in the good ship called the "Hercules", of Sandwich of the burthen of 200 tons, John Witherley, master, and therein transported from Sandwich to the plantation called New England in America; with the certificates from the ministers where they last dwelt of their conversation, and conformity to the orders and discipline of the church, and that they had taken the oath of allegiance and supremacy. (The certificates, all dated February and March, 1634, are here omitted.)

Masters of Families                                         Children               Servants 

Nathanl. Tilden of Tenterden yeoman and    
   Lydia his wife                                              Seven                     Seven    
    by name  by name 

Jonas Austen of Tenterden and Constance his    
   wife                                                             Four 

Rob. Brook of Maidstone mercer 
and Anne his  wife                                          Seven 

Tho. Heyward of Aylesford taylor and 
Susannah  his wife                                           Five 

Will. Witherell of Maidstone, schoolmaster      
and Mary his wife                                       Three                           One 

Fannet ....... of Asford hemp-dresser 

Tho Boney and Hen. Ewell of Sandwich,    

Will. Hatch of Sandwich merchant and Jane    
his wife                                                         Five                           Six 

Sam. Hinkley of Tenterden and 
Sarah his wife                                                    Four 

Isaac Cole of Sandwich carpenter and 
Joan his wife                                                      Two 
            A Servant 

Tho. Champion of Ashford   

Tho. Besbeech of Sandwich                                  Six                       Three 

Jno Lewis of Tenterden and 
Sarah his wife                                                    One 

Parnel Harris of Bow London 

James Sayers of Northbourn taylor 

Comfort Starre of Ashford chirurgion                   Three                       Three 

Jos. Rottes of Great Chart 

Em. Mason of Eastwell wid. 

Margt. wife of Will. Johnes late of    
Sandwich, now of New England, painter 

Jno. Best of the said parish taylor 

Tho. Bridgen of Faversham husbandman and 
   ....... his wife 

  (History of Sandwich, by W. Boys, 1792, pp.750-1.) 

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