Master's Certificate of Service. John William Rich. Born at West Mersey in 1829. 23 June 1795. Has been employed in the Capacities of Lad, Mate & Master 12 years in the British Merchant Service in the Coasting & Foreign Trade. 

Issued at Hartlepool. 
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Master's Certificate of Service. John William Rich. Born at West Mersey in 1829. 23 June 1795. Has been employed in the Capacities of Lad, Mate & Master 12 years in the British Merchant Service in the Coasting & Foreign Trade.
Issued at Hartlepool.
Date: 31 July 1855      


Photo: Peldon History Project
Image ID PH01_113

This image is part of the Mersea Island Museum Collection.