shipping timber

1) Probably timber that was suitable for building ships.

George Bushell of Whitby was a merchant and shipowner, and in his will he made the following bequests: 1541 my wif to haue … ij partes of all my shipes and taykell, and the said Robert the thirde parte with all my tymbre called shipping tymbre, Whitby.

places Whitby
dates 1541

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