The Lyon 1629/1630
See Winthrop Fleet (duplicate postings)
The Lyon left the Bristol, Thames, Gravesend, England April 5, 1629 along with five other ships, George Bonaventure, Four Sisters, Lyon's Whelp, the Mayflower and the Talbot, arriving in Salem late May or June 1629.
William Peirce, Master (previously brought the last settlers to Plymouth in 1623, as master of the Anne, and made a voyage to Salem in 1623, as master of one of the Mayflowers) Allerton, Issac, returning to Plymouth, originally on the Mayflower Ashley, Edward, bound for Kennebec Barney, Jacob, of Braddenham, county Bucks, bound for Salem (36 pg 7) Dent, Francis, (possibly of London) bound for Salem Fogg, Ralph, bound for Plymouth Hardy, John, bound for Salem Holgrave, John, fisherman, bound for Salem Holgrave, Mrs. Elizabeth Holgrave, Joshua, son Holgrave, Lydia, daughter Levett, Christopher, "transient" Moore, John, bound for Roxbury Purchase, Thomas, of Dorchester, Dorset, returning to Pejepscot (?) Sibley, John, of Bradpole, Dorset, bound for Salem Ward, Thomas, "probably of Bedingham, Norfolk, bound for Dedham Warren, John, of Nayland, Suffolk, bound for Watertown Warren, Mrs. Margaret Waterbury, William, of Sudbury, Suffolk, bound for Boston Waterbury, Mrs. Alice Waters, John, of Nayland, Suffolk, bound for Charlestown Waters, Mrs. Frances Waters, Mary and two others Weaver, unk Webb, Richard, of Nayland, Suffolk, bound for Cambridge Webb, Mrs. Elizabeth Weed, Jonas, bound for Watertown Weillust, Joist, of Holland, bound for Boston Weldon, Robert, bound for Charlestown Weldon, Mrs. Elizabeth Weston, Francis , bound for Salem Weston, Mrs. Margaret Weston, Lucy Wilbore, Samuel, bound for Boston Wilbore, Mrs. Anne Wilkinson, Mrs. Prudence , bound for Charlestown Wilkinson, Sarah Wilkinson, John Wilkinson, Elizabeth Williams, Thomas, bound for Charlestown Williams, Thomas (alias Harris) Williams, Robert Wilsby, unk Wilson, Rev. John, of Sudbury, Suffolk, bound for Boston Wilton, David, bound for Dorchester Wing, Elizabeth Winthrop, John, of Groton, Suffolk, bound for Boston Winthrop, Henry Winthrop, Stephen Winthrop, Samuel Woods, William, bound for Boston Woolrich, John , "probably of London", bound for Charlestown Woolrich, Mrs. Sarah Wormwood, unk Wright, Thomas, bound for Kennebec Wright, Richard , of Stepney, Middlesex, bound for Boston Wright, Mrs. Margaret Wright, Elinor Wright, Robert, of London, bound for Boston Now in this year 1629, a great company of people (The Higginson Fleet) of good rank, zeal, means
and quality have made a great stock, and with six good ships in the months of April and May, they
set sail from Thames for the Bay of the Massachusetts, otherwise called Charles River.
The fleet consisted of, the George Bonaventure of twenty pieces of ordnance; the Talbot nineteen;
the Lions Whelp eight; the Mayflower fourteen; the Four sisters fourteen and the Pilgrim four,
with 350 men women and children, also 115 head of cattle, as horses, mares, cows and oxen, 41 goats,
some conies (rabbits), with all provision for household and apparel, 6 pieces of great ordnance
for a fort, with muskets, pikes, corselets, drums, colors, and with all provisions necessary
for a plantation for the good of man.
(The True Travels, Adventures and Observations of Captain John Smith London 1630) From http://users.adelphia.net/~cousin.wes3/stower_stowers_history.htm
Lyon sources: http://english-america.com/spls/630ma001.html#Lyon
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