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Great Migration: Passengers of the Recovery 1633/1634

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    from Find A Grave Memorial# 36577611 Born by about 1590 (based on estimated date of marriage), son of Robert Phippen of Weymouth, Dorset (in his will of 20 July 1650, "George Fitzpen alias Phippen"...

Great Migration: Ships to New England 1633-1635

There were perhaps 30,000 emigrants from England to New England before the English Civil War. These folks were mainly from the English middle-class, self-reliant and motivated to find a place where they might live, worship, and raise their families without government harassment. This movement of people is called The Great Migration.

Passengers of the Recovery 1633/1634

The Recovery left Weymouth, Dorsetshire 31 March, 1633 with her master, Gabriel Cornish, arriving at Massachusetts Bay.

31 March 1633: Planters carrying with them household goods, clothing and provisions for themselves, their wives, children and servants, valued at £920 and allowed to pass free of customs by His Majesty's patent, to be shipped on the Recvoery of London, Mr. Gabriel Cornish, from Weymouth to New England. Coldham pg 107

The following alphabetical roll is from her departure point, not necessarily who landed.

Alphabetical by name with roll number: (List by roll number at source)

  • Androes, Joseph #9
  • Biscomb, Thomas #23
  • Bowne, William #15
  • Coggen, Mary #6
  • Dible, Robert #10
  • Eames, Anthony #20, daughter Elizabeth married Edward Wilder, unk ship 1651 W1
  • Elderman, John #25
  • Elwell, Robert #13
  • Gillet, Jonathan #4
  • Hardy, John #16
  • Hill, Sarah #17
  • Hore, Ezechia #24
  • Long, Thomas #2
  • Newberry, Thomas Roll #1
  • Norchat, Daniel #8
  • Parkman, Elizabeth #5
  • Phippen, David' #3
  • Pinny, John #26
  • Plxxxxx, George #22
  • Pope, John #11
  • Shawe, Thomas #19
  • Swift, Thomas #21
  • Terrey, Stephen #12
  • Wakeley, Thomas #7
  • Woolcocke, John #18
  • Wotts, John #14