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Godden, William (fl 1812-1854)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0064 GDN
Held at: National Maritime Museum
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Full title: Godden, William (fl 1812-1854)
Date(s): [1812-1853]
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 1 box
Name of creator(s): Godden | William | fl 1812-1854 | fisherman


Administrative/Biographical history:

After serving an apprenticeship of seven years to William Brown of Gillingham, William Godden of Chatham became a Fisherman and Dredgerman of the City of Rochester in 1821.


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers of a William Godden. They consist of William Godden's apprenticeship indenture of 1812, the oath of Fisherman and Dredgerman, 1821, the transfer of registry of the smack Betsy, 1848, oyster fishing accounts, 1853, and some notes on ships and fishing.

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Finding aids:

Detailed catalogue online at the: National Maritime Museum website .

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

The papers were presented by Mr A.L Godden in 1965.

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Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Edited by Sarah Drewery, Jun 2011.

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

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