Capt. William Kidd, Pirate

Articles of agreement between Capt. William Kidd, commander of the good ship Adventure, and John Walker, Quartermaster. Subscribed and agreed to by the ship’s company:

10 September 1696

Starboard Watch

Robert Bradinham
George Bollen
Alexander Milberry
Wm. Beck
John Torksey
George Sinkler
John Wier
Samuel Bradley
Peter Hammond
Archibald B. Bohanan
William Skines
Edward Colliness
Edward Roberts
Peter P. Rouse
Ellis Strong
Yoer oovrall
Thomas Hobson
John Pears
Joseph Budden
William Rowls
Jan Spons
John Jonson
Hendrick Albert
John Browne
Cornelius Orvyn
John Marten
Nicholas Jennings
Andries Jeaniszen
Wm. Wellman
Charles Bathurst
John Davis
Thomas Fletcher
Edward Buckmaster
William Hunt
Harculis Bredsteed
Jan de Roodt
John West
John Fling
Daniel Mokoricke
Henry Sanders
Edward Graham
Aldris Saerdenbreech
George Tarpole
John Burton
Ebenezar Miller
James Alger
William Percy
Nicholas Tredgidgen
Phillip Conninghame
James Carr
Robert Hunt
John Hunt, Jr.
William Whitley
William Arnett
Neschen
Isaac Ambros
John Hunt, Sr.
William Weakum
Jacob Conklin
Benjamin Franks
Isaac Dernes
Samuel Aires
John de Mart
Simon de Woolf
John Parerick, negro
John Roberts
Govert Baners

Larboard Watch

Henry Meade
John Warker (Quartermaster)
Henry Olive
Wm. Moore
Alex. Gordon
John Finely
Joseph Palmer
John Smith
Barnet Higgins
William Bowyer
William Turner
Walter King
Edward Spooner
Robert Smithers
Thomas Purdeg
John Kemble
Hugh Washington
Robert Ruderford
Richd. Basnet
Jacob Cornelijs
Morgan Harriss
Peter Lee
Michael Calloway
Ery Geyselar
John Fletcher
Clexfflders (sic)
Humphry Clay
Jacob Horran
John Watson
Henry Bainbridge
Nicholas Tuder
Harman Buger
Bernard Looman
Hendrickus Cregier
Peter de Roy
James Betles
Henry Pieterson
Casper Spreall
David Carsson
Noah East
James How
David Mullings
Samuel Taylor
John Collings
Henry Evertse
Joseph Hill
Richd. Willdey, Sr.
Wm. Willdey, Jr.
Tho. Wright
Peter Smith
Gabriel Loffe
Alex. Mumford
William Holden
Patrick Dinmer
Wm. Bowyer, Sr.
Peter Fewlo
Robert Clem
Mich. Evens
Andrew How
English Smith
Aba. Coucher
Andrew Calwell

11 April 1700

A list of the pirates taken to England in H.M.S. Advice from New England.

Associates and Accomplices of William Kidd

Edward Davis
James Kelley alias Gillam
Gabriel Loffe
Samuel Arris
Hugh Parratt
Robt. Lamley
Wm. Jenkins
Richd. Barleycorn
Jos. Palmer

Associates and Accomplices of Joseph Bradish

Tee Withered
Jno. Lloyd
Thomas Davis
Robt. Knox
Thomas Dane
Cornelius Larkin
Thomas Read
Aylmer Clarke
Jno. Westby
Robt. Amsden
Robt. Mason
Jno. Pierve
Andw. Martin
Thomas Simpson
Rowland Martin
Willm. Griffin
James Vennen
Edwd. Hamm
Jno. Parrat
Thomas Edgehill
Thomas Hewes

Headlam, Cecil, ed., Calender of State Papers, Colonial Series (Volume 18), America and West Indies, 1700, Preserved in the Public Record Office (Vaduz: Kraus Reprint Ltd., 1964) First Published London: HMSO, 1910. pp. 162, 199-200.

More information about Capt. Kidd and pirates can be found in the books:

Captain Kidd and the War Against the Pirates
and:
The Pirates of the New England Coast, 1630-1730
and:
A General History of the Robberies and Murders of the Most Notorious Pirates

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