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Muster roll

Muster roll


Ships’ muster rolls from the September 1766 – September 1767. Society of Merchant Venturers’ archive.
Muster roll no: 137.

Muster roll for the ship, the Lark , from Africa and Antigua.
The Lark sailed from New Calabar, West Africa, and Antigua. The number of slaves bought and sold is not known.

The muster roll is a list of all crew signed on for all or part of a voyage, which was used to calculate the money each man should pay to the Sailors’ Hospital Fund (insurance).

The Society of Merchant Venturers is a Bristol-based organisation, which was formed in 1552 as an elite body of merchants involved in overseas trade. The Society still exists today.

Date: Sep 1766 - Sep 1767

Copyright: Copyright The Society of Merchant Venturers

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