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Family History Beginners Board / Re: Josiah Mabert (Mabott/Marbet) The Greenwich, sloop
« on: Wednesday 06 February 19 10:31 GMT (UK)  »
Brilliant! Thank you.

So I presume that Josiah the son died the year of birth. he was born 23rd Feb 1755, died Oct 1755. I cannot find the information with regards to a Josiah being a colleges man at the moment. But, this would explain why it gets muddled. Susannah was wife to Josiah 1st.

Thank you!!

Family History Beginners Board / Josiah Mabert (Mabott/Marbet) The Greenwich, sloop
« on: Wednesday 06 February 19 09:30 GMT (UK)  »

This has been a big conundrum and wondering if anyone can shed new light on this.

Josiah Mabert 1727 - ?1800 was commander of The Greenwich sloop. There are numerous records in the archive of his travels, and in the Burney Newspaper archives too. He is sent on a mission with the Order of the Green Cloth in 1750, tries to sell the sloop in 1753, then back sailing to the Netherlands in 1954 - 1956 ... then, according to the newspapers - he is lost at sea in 1756 .... there is no record of him ... Until, 1765 when he has another child, and listed as being a ship's purser. Then I have death records of him at Greenwich hospital Feb 1800, and burial record.
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He also had a son called Josiah. 1755 - ?1800. He was a colleges man, so also working on the boats. He is also listed died Feb 1800 - but I can only find one Josiah Mabert in that year. So, they have merged into the same person - and no date of birth given. The death record remarks 'mate', so I presume it is referring to Josiah the elder as he was an officer....however, it is all very mysterious. I'm at a loss where to go. 

Staffordshire / Re: TYRIE family
« on: Saturday 02 February 19 19:25 GMT (UK)  »

Alex Tyrie is my 3rd great-grandfather, so intrigued how you are related to him. I have a wonderful photo of the coopers stood together (I can identify Richard, Alex's son easily as have several photos of him - unsure which is Alex/other family members).
I've been wondering myself over the Staffordshire relocation - however this thread has been enlightening! So thank you.

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