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date: 16 December 2019

Bridger, Jonathanlocked

(fl. 1696–1722)
  • Charles E. Clark


Bridger, Jonathan (fl. 1696–1722), colonial official, also recorded as John Bridger, was of obscure origin. He worked early in his career as a shipwright for the Royal Navy at the naval dockyard in Portsmouth, England, and later served as a navy ship’s purser on a voyage to the northern American colonies, probably in the early 1690s....

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