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From: MaeMay510@aol.com

Date: Sunday, January 17, 1999 10:55 AM

Volumes 1 and 2  and 3 do not have any DRAKE names.

Volume 4,   Home Counties:  1655-1775.  Surrey, Hertfordshire, Kent, Essex,
and Sussex.

Surrey, page 22
DRAKE, Isaac,  R 10 years Lent 1656.

Essex, page 170
DRAKE, Mary,  T "Thetis" Apr 1759
Volume 5, Western Circuit  1664-1775.  Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Hampshire,
Somerset, and Wiltshire with a list of 1685 rebels.

Devon, page 15
DRAKE, John, TB to VA from QS  1742

Hampshire, page 46
DRAKE, Francis,  S  March 1751
DRAKE, John, S  Feb 1749

Somerset, page 63
DRAKE, John, husbandman of Crewkerne.  R for Barbados April 1668

Rebels transported in 1685, page 92.
DRAKE, Ricahrd

Volume VII
Norfolk Circuit:  1663 - 1775
Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Cambridgeshire, Huntingdonshire, Norfolk, and

There were no Drake entries.

Volume VIII
Northern Circuit:  1665-1775
Cheshire, Cumberland, Durham, Lancashire, Northumberland, Westmorland,
Yorkshire, and Flint.

There were no Drake entries.

Volume IX
Midland Circuit: 1671-1775
Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire, Nottingshamshire,
Rutland, Warwickshire, and Strays.

Warwickshire, page 35
DRAKE, Thomas.  S Summer 1750  R 14 years Lent 1751, transported as a

Strays, page 47
DRAKE, Joseph.  Died on passage in "Susannah and Sarah," 1720.


Ibid, Volume IX  Midland Circuit:  1671 - 1775  Derbyshire, Leicestershire,
Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire, Rutland, Warwickshire, and

Warwickshire, page 35
DRAKE, Thomas,  S Summer 1750  R 14 yrs Lent 1751 as pickpocket.
Strays, page 47
DRAKE, Joseph.  Died on passage in "Susannah and Sarah" 1720 
Coldham, Peter Wilson. _Bonded Passengers to America_ Baltimore: Genea-
 logical Publishing Co., Inc. 1983.
Volume 1, "History of Transportation 1615-1775"

Code R reprieved frm death sentence thru transportation
T transported
S sentenced to transportation at Sessions of Goal Delivery
SQ sentenced at Middlesex Quarter Sessions
SW Sentenced to transportation at Westminster Sessions
AT awaiting transportation
PT pleaded transportation
"name of ship"
Sometimes there is a destination; sometimes not.
Sometimes the crime is listed; sometimes not.
Sometimes the home place of the convicted is given; sometimes not.
Als Aliases are women's maiden names or other names used by men.
Date of sentence, date of transport