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From: Warren Wetmore <>
Subject: Re: [GM-L] Banks book
Date: Wed, 02 Jan 1980 00:38:03 -0500
> The Banks books indicates that the town in England is where the listed people
> came from; I don't know if that means originally or last lived in, I would
> guess the latter. There is no Francis Whitmore, but I did find the following:
> Thomas WHITTEMORE, from Hitchin, Hertfordshire to Charlestown, MA. The
> citation is to NEGR, 21, 169.
Well, this is interesting. There was a Thomas of this
name who wasn't my Thomas. Maybe that's where the
Hitchin thing came from.
I'll have to look it up in NEGR.
> Lawrence WHITTEMORE, from Stanstead Abbot, Hertfordshire on the ship
> "Hopewell" to Roxbury, MA. The citation is to Hotten.
No known relation. WHITTEMORE the surname originated
in Devonshire or Dorsetshire. WHITMORE (if indeed
that was their original name) is from the West
> I did find references on the Passenger Lists CD-ROM to Francis Whitmore as
> Bonded Passengers to America, Peter Wilson Coldham; Baltimore: Genealogical
> Publishing Co., 1983. Vol. 3. London, 1656-1775, page 161.
> The Complete Book of Emigrants in Bondage, 1614-1775. Baltimore: Genealogical
> Publishing Co., Inc., 1988, p. 868.
> English Convicts in Colonial America, Vol. 2, London 1656-1775, New Orleans:
> Polyanthos, 1976, p. 161.
Convicts! LOL! My distant uncle Francis was 10 years old
when he arrived in MBC.
> I hope this information is helpful to you.
Yes, thanks, Debby.
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