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Great Migration: Passengers of the John of London, 1638

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Great Migration: Passengers of the John of London, 1638


John of London sailed from Hull, England to Boston, MA in the summer of 1638 with Master George Lamberton. The passage was known for its passenger, Ezekiel Rogers who settled in Rowley, as well as carrying the first printing press to the colonies.

Note: "John of London of one of 8 to 12 ships organized by Ezekiel Rogers to bring families from Yorkshire."

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research and compilation was done by Anne Stevens of

John of London sources: