Slavery in Lewisham timeline - 1600s

1613
Samuel Munsur 'a blackamore' was baptised at St Nicholas, Deptford, later in the year he married Jane Johnson

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25th December 1617
Thomas Mamoto 'an Indian' was baptised at St Nicholas, Deptford

1632
Charles I grants a license for the transportation of enslaved people from Africa

1655
Jamaica captured by the British from the Spanish

24th July 1670
Robert ‘a black’ was baptised at St Nicholas, Deptford

October 1675
Thomas Wilson writes to his family to tell them he has been press- ganged in Deptford and sold into slavery and forced to work on the plantations in Jamaica

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1676
Maurice Thompson dies in Lee. In his will he leaves property in St Christopher, Barbados and Antigua

4th April 1676
'Affee, a black' was buried at St Nicholas, Deptford

13th December 1678
John Punch was buried at St Nicholas, Deptford

21st January 1682
John, 'an Indian' was baptised at St Nicholas, Deptford

24th July 1683 'Liveno, an Indian of Whitechapel’ was buried at St Margaret’s, Lee

13th June 1687
Richard Sandeos, 'a negro' was buried at St Nicholas, Deptford

13th November 1687
Neptune, 'a negro' was buried at St Nicholas, Deptford

5th November 1689
Ralph Ffrancis, 'a negro' was buried at St Nicholas, Deptford

23rd May 1690
'Jane Williams, 'a black' was buried at St Nicholas, Deptford

24th October 1692
Tobit, 'an indian to Mr Smallwood' was buried at St Nicholas, Deptford

11th March 1695
'A Moor' was buried at St Nicholas, Deptford

17th November 1696
'Richard Murrey, black' was buried at St Nicholas, Deptford

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