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Coldham, Peter Wilson

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Works: 7,006 works in 7,227 publications in 2 languages and 16,329 library holdings
Genres: Genealogy  History  Registers (Lists)  Passenger lists  Sources  Claims  Biography 
Roles: Author, Composer, Editor
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Most widely held works by Peter Wilson Coldham
The complete book of emigrants by Peter Wilson Coldham( Book )

7 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 852 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A comprehensive listing compiled from English public records of those who took ship to the Americas for political, religious, and economic reasons; of those who were deported for vagrancy, roguery, or non-conformity; and of those who were sold to labour in the New Colonies."
Emigrants in chains : a social history of forced emigration to the Americas of felons, destitute children, political and religious non-conformists, vagabonds, beggars and other undesirables, 1607-1776 by Peter Wilson Coldham( Book )

17 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and held by 825 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The forced emigration of convicts, destitute persons and children, "undesirables", and non-conformists from England to the Americas
The complete book of emigrants in bondage, 1614-1775 by Peter Wilson Coldham( Book )

4 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

English estates of American colonists : American wills and administrations in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury, 1610-1699 by Peter Wilson Coldham( Book )

15 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in English and held by 536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bonded passengers to America by Peter Wilson Coldham( Book )

3 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Indentured persons or convicts conscripted from English prisons and poor houses to come to the America to work as bonded workers
The Bristol registers of servants sent to foreign plantations, 1654-1686 by Peter Wilson Coldham( Book )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 1654 the Bristol City Council passed an ordinance requiring that a register of servants destined for the colonies be kept, the purpose being to prevent the practice of dumping innocent youths into servitude. The registers, covering the period 1654 to 1686, are the largest body of indenture records known, and they also are a unique record of English emigration to the American colonies" -- publisher website (December 2007)
Child apprentices in America : from Christ's Hospital, London, 1617-1778 by Peter Wilson Coldham( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lists of children raised in Christ's Hospital, a London orphanage, and apprenticed to work in the American Colonies
American wills & administrations in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury, 1610-1857 by Peter Wilson Coldham( Book )

3 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of many abstracts and listings of wills from England and Wales regarding persons who emigrated to the American colonies
American loyalist claims by Peter Wilson Coldham( Book )

6 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

English adventurers and emigrants, 1609-1660 : abstracts of examinations in the High Court of Admiralty with reference to Colonial America by Peter Wilson Coldham( Book )

8 editions published between 1984 and 2002 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cases brought before the High Court of Admiralty involving court cases involving ships which reflect the individual hands who signed onto those ships sailing to Colonial America
American migrations, 1765-1799 : the lives, times, and families of colonial Americans who remained loyal to the British Crown before, during, and after the Revolutionary War, as related in their own words and through their correspondence by Peter Wilson Coldham( Book )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Given in memory of Betty Gelber by the Texas Research Ramblers
Emigrants from England to the American colonies, 1773-1776 by Peter Wilson Coldham( Book )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

English convicts in colonial America by Peter Wilson Coldham( Book )

in English and Multiple languages and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Settlers of Maryland by Peter Wilson Coldham( Book )

in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American wills proved in London, 1611-1775 by Peter Wilson Coldham( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lord Mayor's Court of London : depositions relating to Americans, 1641-1736 by Peter Wilson Coldham( Book )

2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

English estates of American settlers : American wills and administrations in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury, 1800-1858 by Peter Wilson Coldham( Book )

2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete book of emigrants, 1661-1699 : a comprehensive listing compiled from English public records of those who took ship to the Americas for political, religious, and economic reasons ; of those who were deported for vagrancy, roguery, or non-conformity ; and of those who were sold to labour in the new colonies by Peter Wilson Coldham( Book )

16 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The aim of this volume, is to bring together into one publication a comprehensive account of emigration from England to America based upon surviving sources in English public archives."
English adventurers and emigrants, 1661-1733 : abstracts of examinations in the High Court of Admiralty with reference to Colonial America by Peter Wilson Coldham( Book )

3 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cases brought before the English High Court of Admiralty Examinations involving shipping, and those hands who had signed on to those ships bound for Colonial America
More emigrants in bondage, 1614-1775 by Peter Wilson Coldham( Book )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The complete book of emigrants The complete book of emigrants, 1661-1699 : a comprehensive listing compiled from English public records of those who took ship to the Americas for political, religious, and economic reasons ; of those who were deported for vagrancy, roguery, or non-conformity ; and of those who were sold to labour in the new colonies
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Emigrants in chains : a social history of forced emigration to the Americas of felons, destitute children, political and religious non-conformists, vagabonds, beggars and other undesirables, 1607-1776The complete book of emigrants in bondage, 1614-1775Child apprentices in America : from Christ's Hospital, London, 1617-1778American wills & administrations in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury, 1610-1857English adventurers and emigrants, 1609-1660 : abstracts of examinations in the High Court of Admiralty with reference to Colonial AmericaAmerican migrations, 1765-1799 : the lives, times, and families of colonial Americans who remained loyal to the British Crown before, during, and after the Revolutionary War, as related in their own words and through their correspondenceSettlers of MarylandAmerican wills proved in London, 1611-1775
Alternative Names
Coldham, Peter W.

Peter Wilson Coldham British genealogist

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