Show Summary Details

Page of

Printed from American National Biography. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a single article for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy and Legal Notice).

date: 16 December 2019

Bridger, Jonathanlocked

(fl. 1696–1722)
  • Charles E. Clark

Extract

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....

You do not currently have access to this article

Login

Please login to access the full content.

Subscribe

Access to the full content requires a subscription