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Roberts, James, 1752?-1826

James Roberts - 'A Journal of His Majesty's Bark Endeavour Round the World, Lieut. James Cook, Commander, 27th May 1768', 27 May - 14 May 1770, with annotations 1771 - Pg8

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James Roberts was a servant to Sir Joseph Banks on the Endeavour voyage. He came from Mareham le Fen in Lincolnshire and was 16 when he joined the voyage. He later lived in Banks' house in Soho Square. He died in 1826 aged 74.

Transcript: 

A list of the Officers and company on board his Majesty’s Bark Endeavour 27th May 1768

No. – Name – Quality – Remarks &c &c

1 – James Cook – 1th . Lieut… Comdr. - 
2 - Zachr. Hicks – 2. Lieut. – 
3 - John Gore – 3. Lieut. –
4 - Robt. Mollinex – Master – Died of Penguin Isld 14th Apl. 1771
5.- Willm. Monkhouse – Surgeon – Dead at Batavia 11 Nov. 1770
6 - Charles Clarke - Mast. Mate – Made Master
7 - Richd. Petersgill - Mast. Mate
8. – Elexr. Weir - Mast. Mate – Drowned at Madeara 16 Apl. 1768 
9. - Pak. Saunders – Midshipman – Run’d at Batavia Jan.y 1770
10 –Jonathn. Monkhouse – Midshipman - Dead at Sea 6 Feb.y 1770
11. John Bewtie –Midshipman – Dead at Sea - 4th Feb.y. 1770
12. –Jams. M. Gray - Midshipman
13 – Francis Wilkinson - Midshipman
14 – Willm.Pery – Surgons Mate – Made Surgion 
15 – Rich. Orten – Capt. Clark – 
16 – Jn. Guthre – Boatswain – Dead at Sea 4th Feby. 1771
17 - Jn. Satterly – Carpenter – Dead at Sea 12th Feby. 1771
18 - Stepn. Forwood – Gunner – 
19 - Jams. Gray –Q. Master – 
20 - Thos. Jones - Q.Master
21 - Allixr. Simpson – Q. Masters Mate – Dead at Sea 21st Feby. 1771
22 - Thos. Hardman – Bos. Mate – 
23 - Jn. Readan – Yeom. Sheets – Died drunk in the South Seas 28 August 1769
24 - Timy. Readon – Bos. Yeoman – Dead at Batavia 18 of Decr. 1770
25 - Benjn. Jorden – Carpenters Mate – Dead at Sea 31st Jany. 1771
26 - George Nowell – Crew – Made Carpr.
27 - Francs. Haits – Do. Yoeman – Dead at Sea 29 Jany. 1771
28 - Jams. Moodey – Do.Yeoman – Dead at Sea 31st Jan.y 1771
29 - Richd. Hughes - Do. 
30 - Isaac Johnson – Cooper 
31 - Jn. Goodjohn – Do. Mate 
32 - Willm. Dawson - Do. Steward 
33 - Robt. Stainsby – Cap.t Steward
34 - Jn. Woodworth – Lieut. Steward – Dead at Batavia 24th Dec.r 1770
35 - Willm. Howson – 1st Lieut. Steward – Dead. at Coopr. Isl.d 30 Nov.1770
36 - Willm. Harvey – 2d Lieut. Steward – 
37 - Nathl. Mory – 3 Lieut. Steward –