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Jumper, Sir Williamlocked

(bap. 1660, d. 1715)
  • J. K. Laughton
  • , revised by Peter Le Fevre


Jumper, Sir William (bap. 1660, d. 1715), naval officer, was baptized on 8 January 1660, the second son of William Jumper of Weybridge, Surrey, and his wife, Elizabeth. He was apprenticed to John Love, captain in the Royal African Company, and sent to the African coast in 1678, where he probably stayed for nearly ten years. He was back in ...

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