Compiled by Sara E. Lewis
From an index to the Virginia Gazette, produced in 1950 by Lester J. Cappon and Stella F. Duff of the Institute of Early American History and Culture (Omohundro Institute) with additional Gloucester (including Kingston Parish) material not captured by the indexers. Annual lists of world events put local listings in context. Please review primary source material before citing.

Friday, June 11, 2010

January 25, 1740 - Crane, Moseley, Dansie, Malbon, Belcher, Reynolds, Banks, Seabrooke, Booth, Whiting, Robertson, Carnock, Smith, Friend, ...

A List of SHIPS which were safe arrived in England, from Virginia, to the 10th of October last. From York River. The Bobby, Henry Crane. Pretty Betsy, Anthony Moseley. Albemarle, Thomas Dansie. Carter, Samuel Malbon. Timothy and Jacob, James Belcher. Maynard, Thomas Reynolds. Hatley, Ralph Banks. John, Charles Seabrooke. Haswell, John Booth. Whitaker, Robert Whiting. Mary, William Robertson. Staunton, Samuel Charnock. Dolphin, John Smith, at Dover. Gooch, Charles Friend, at Portsmouth. Black Prince, John Sibson, at Dover.

From Rappahannock River. The Herriott and Theodosia, William Read. Union, William Moyerley. Charles, Thomas Teage. Dorsetshire, John Whiting. Frederick, William Loney, in the Downs. Rappahannock, John Wilcox, & Portsmouth.


Enter’d in York River.
Jan. 14. Sloop Ruth, of Rhode-Island, James Hathaway, Master, from Rhode-Island, with 4 Cases of Drawers, 4 Desks, 800 lbs. of New-England Iron Ware, 1600 lbs. of Cheese, 2 Barrels of Fish, 1 Box of Haberdashary Ware, I Hogshead of Rum, Quantity 110 Gallons, and 13 l. Cash.


THE Ship Duke of Cumberland, William Harding Master, from London, arrived in Rappahannock River, the 18th of this Instant, and will come into York River, in about 10 or 12 Days, to take in her Loading. She is a prime Sailor, mounted with 16 Guns, and well mann’d. All Gentlemen who are dispos’d to consign their Tobacco to Mr. John Hanbury, Merchant, in London, may apply to the said Master, who will be ready to receive their Orders, for the same Freight, as any 5 or 6 Ships in York River shall take for this ensuing Year.