Anne & Little James Passenger Lists

Article Covers
Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
Year range
1623 - 1623

The vessels parted company at sea; the ANNE arrived the latter part of June, and the LITTLE JAMES some week or ten days later; part of the number were the wives and children of persons already in the Colony. EMIGRANT ANCESTORS, John Camden Hotten, 1874

The 1623 Land Division at Plymouth lists all these as passengers on the Anne, but it also includes men like John Jenney, who is documented to have come on the Little James.

  • Hilton, Mrs. William
  • William Hilton, son
  • Mary Hilton, daughter
  • Mrs. Rattliff, wife
  • Barbara, future wife of Miles Standish
  • Tilden, Thomas (died or departed before 1627)
  • (Ann?) Tilden, wife
  • child Tilden
  • Wallen, Ralph
  • Joyce Wallen, wife

*Identifiable as passengers on the Little James.

The Anne and The Little James (1623)
The Anne and the Little James left England together, and arrived a week or so apart in Plymouth. Most of the passengers were probably on the Anne, as the Little James was smaller and carried mostly cargo.
Sailed: May(?) 1623 from an unspecified port in England under William Peirce (Master Anne), Emanuel Althan (Captain Little James), and John Bridges (Master Little James).
Arrived: 10 July 1623 (the Anne) and about 10 days later (the Little James) at Plymouth, Massachusetts
Previous Vessel: Weston's ships (Swan, Charity, Sparrow) (1622)
Next Vessel: Jonathan (1623)

~60 (Full List)
Families of earlier immigrants: Patience and Fear Brewster - Elizabeth (Walker) Warren and daughters - Hester (Mathieu) Cooke and her children - Bridget (Lee) Fuller - Margaret Hicks and her children - Wife and daughter of William Hilton - Frances Palmer - Joshua Pratt - Barbara Standish
Other Passengers: Anthony Annable (and family) - Edward Bangs - Robert Bartlett - Mary Bucket - William Bridges - Thomas Clark - Christopher Conant - Anthony Dix - John Faunce - George Morton (and family) - Godbert Godbertson (and family) - Timothy Hatherly - Edward Holman - John Jenney (and family) - Manasseh Kempton - Experience Mitchell - George Morton (and family) - Ellen Newton - Oldham, John, his wife and sister - Christian Penn - Abraham Pierce - Nicholas Snow - Alice (Carpenter) Southworth - Francis Sprague - Stephen Tracy, wife, and daughter - Ralph Wallen

Resources: Primary Sources: Bradford's History of Plymouth Plantation - Mourt's Relation - Pilgrim Hall (wills and other contemporary documents)