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I am looking for anything on Mariner Abraham Murcott. According

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I am looking for anything on Mariner Abraham Murcott. According to his will he went down on HMS The Namure in November 1703 during the great storm. All lives were lost. I would like to know who his parents were and when was he born. I can't find anything on The Namur being lost at sea in 1703. I would appreciate any help. Kind regards XXXXX XXXXX Australia. Norma Tonks , 2xGGrandaughter of Mary Murcott married to John Webb.

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will see what birth records are available online for that part of Warwickshire.



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Customer: replied 3 years ago.
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In addition to what you may have seen on there was an Abraham Murcott baptised 14 Sep 1662 in Cubbington, Warwickshire, son of John and Joane Croft Murcott. A couple with the same given names had a son Nathaniel baptised 27 Dec 1667 in Plymouth, Devonshire. There is no mention of what John Murcott did for a living in either record.


Research of events this early usually requires working on site since for the most part early records are not online. Even when there are existent records, sufficient information is not included in the parish records to establish direct relationships. That is the case here.


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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Thank you Schuyler. I thought that this was the one I was looking for.

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