ORIGIN: Market Harborough, Leicestershire.
MIGRATION: 1635 on the George ("my father removed to New England, with whom I came, by way of Bristol, the the ship George, Mr. Nicholas Shapley, master. We set sail from Kingsrode, in Bristol, upon the 28th of September, 1635; and by the 7th of November … we arrived at Boston" [Hull 142]).
OCCUPATION: Blacksmith [BChR 21]. Chandler [SLR 3:300]. His inventory included "candle tools with scales and weights valued at £2 [SPR 5:9].
CHURCH MEMBERSHIP: On 29 May 1636, "Robert Hull, blacksmith," was admitted to Boston church. On 23 June 1639, "Elizabeth Hull, the wife of our brother Robert Hull," was admitted to Boston church (BChR 24]. On 15 October 1648, "John Hull, the son of our brother Robert Hull," was admitted to Boston church [BChR 50].
FREEMAN: March 9, 1636/7 [MBCR 1:373].
On 12 February 1666[/7], administration on "the late Mr. Rob[er]t Hull" was granted to "Mr. John Hull his eldest son & now only son. [SPR 5:10].