Leith Dockyard Personnel

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Dean Morris
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Leith Dockyard Personnel

Post by Dean Morris » Sun Aug 04, 2019 4:17 am

Hi been doing some new research for Leith Dockyard, Edinburgh, Scotland.

Master Attendent
* 1806-1807, George Patterson

Source: Clarke, James Stanier; McArthur, John (2010). The Naval Chronicle: Volume 18, July-December 1807: Containing a General and Biographical History of the Royal Navy of the United Kingdom with a Variety of Original Papers on Nautical Subjects. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. p. 202. ISBN 9781108018579.

Master Shipwright
*1806-1807, Stainer Canham.

Source:Naval Chronical same details as above.

* 1821-1828, John Hoskins.

Source: Navy List. Dec. 1827. p.122. and Navy List. 1828. p.122. Publisher John Murray. London.

Cy
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Re: Leith Dockyard Personnel

Post by Cy » Sun Aug 04, 2019 2:47 pm

Some more on Stainer Canham

London kalendar and court and city register show him as one of the foreman of the Yard at Deptford in 1819.

ADM 29/8/80:
"Stainer H CANHAM; Rank: Foreman; Born: [Not Given]; Age on entry: [Not Given]; Dates served: 13 June 1780-25 May 1825; Date and Type of Application: Board 31 May 1825"

ADM 354/235/139
William Wesley Pole. Stainer Lanham (sic), Acting Master Shipwright at Leith, is to be granted a house allowance equal to that paid to the Acting Master Attendant

Parliamentary Papers: 1780-1849, Volume 20 - Stainer Canham, Yard Officer, died on the 20th of October 1826

London, England, Church of England Deaths and Burials, 1813-2003
Birth Date: abt 1764
Death Date: abt 1826
Burial Date: 29 Oct 1826
Burial Place: St Mary Magdalene, Woolwich, Greenwich, England

London, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1812
Stamer (sic) Holford Canham
Baptism Date: 20 Jul 1765
Baptism Place: St Mary Magdalene, Woolwich, Greenwich, Kent, England
Father: Joseph Canham
Mother: Mary Canham
OK, it was me, probably!

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