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Great Migration: Passengers of the Mary Anne of Yarmouth, 1637

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"When in the reigne of Charles I an endevour was made to supresse the Puritans, a ship call'd the Mary Anne was fitted out at Yarmouth, by a merchand named Payne, for the conveyance of the persecuted to New England..." -- Perlustrations in Yarmouth, England Vol. III

The Mary Anne of Yarmouth had William Goose as its master. The Mary Anne sailed from Ipswich, England in May and arrived at Boston, Massachusetts on 20 June, 1637.

10-15 May. Examinations of passengers to New England on the Mary Anne of Yarmouth, Mr. William Goose:

Alphabetical order:

  1. Ames Joane 50, Widow from Yarmouth, bound for New England
  2. Ames Ruth 18
  3. Ames William
  4. Ames John
  5. Borowe John 28, Cooper from Yarmouth, bound for Salem
  6. Borowe Anne 40
  7. Burges [---] 26, servant for John Gedney
  8. Call Augsten, bound for Salem
  9. Call Alles 40
  10. Cockram William 28, Mainer from Southoldt, Suffolk with 2 unk servants
  11. Cockram Christen 26, wife of William
  12. Cockram children 2
  13. Cooper Benjemen 50, Husbandman of Brampton, Suffolk, bound for Salem
  14. Cooper Elizabeth 48
  15. Cooper Lawrance
  16. Cooper Marey
  17. Cooper Rebeca
  18. Cooper Benjemen
  19. Cooper [---] 48 Sister of Benjamin Cooper
  20. Darrell John, bound for Salem
  21. Dixson Rachell, grand daughter of Margaret Neave
  22. Doged Thomas 30, servant for Thomas Olliver
  23. Feleaman Dickerson, Servant of Benjamin Cooper
  24. Fillingham Francies 32, son in law of Benjamin Cooper
  25. Gault William 29, Cordwainer and single man from Yarmouth, bound for New England
  26. Gedney John, Weaver from Norwich, bound for Salem
  27. Gedney Sarah 25
  28. Gedney Ledia
  29. Gedney Hanah
  30. Gedney John
  31. Goodin Anne 18, sevant to Abraham Toppan
  32. Grenfild Samuell 27, Weaver from Norwich, bound for New England
  33. Grenfild Barbrey 35
  34. Grenfild Marey
  35. Grenfild Barbrey
  36. Joanes Thomas 25, Butcher from Elsing, Norfolk single man, bound for New England
  37. Jones Samuell 15, Apprentice from Norwich, bound to his master, John Baker in New England
  38. Kilin John, Servant of Benjamin Cooper
  39. Olliver Thomas 36, Calinder from Norwich, bound for New England
  40. Olliver Marey 34
  41. Olliver Thomas
  42. Olliver John
  43. Paine Thomas 50 Weaver of Wrentham, bound for Salem
  44. Paine Elizabeth 53
  45. Paine Thomas
  46. Paine John
  47. Paine Marey
  48. Paine Elizabeth
  49. Paine Dorothey
  50. Paine Sarah
  51. Neave Margrett 58, of Great Yarmouth, bound to New England
  52. Poyett Luce 23, spinster from Norwich, bound for New England
  53. Sape Marey 12, servant for Thomas Olliver
  54. Teed John 19, servant for Samuell Grenfild
  55. Thomas William 26, Husbandman and single man, bound for Exerden
  56. Thurston John 30, Carpenter from Wrentham, Suffolk, bound for New England
  57. Thurston Margrett 32
  58. Thurston Thomas
  59. Thurston John
  60. Toppan Abraham 31, Cooper of Yarmouth, bound for New England
  61. Toppan Susanna 30
  62. Toppan Petter
  63. Toppan Elizabeth
  64. Walker William, servant for John Gedney
  65. Yonges John 35, Minister from St Margaret's, Ipswitch, Suffolk, bound for Salem. [Sidelined: "This man was forbidden passage by the Commissioners and went not from Yarmouth."]
  66. Yonges Joan 34
  67. Yonges John
  68. Yonges Thomas
  69. Yonges Anne
  70. Yonges Rachell
  71. Yonges Marey
  72. Yonges Josueph


Mary Anne sources:

  • Coldham pg 187-188
  • Hotten P of Q pages 294
  • Banks Topo page 120