1) A customs official who awaited the arrival of ships as they came in with the tide and then boarded them to prevent evasion of custom house dues.

1668 Mr Coxhead, water of ships

1701 Mr Robert Scott, Tydsman

1710 Mr Samuel Winter, Tide water, Hull

1759 Robert Richison, Tydewaiter, Sculcoates

1822 George Hill, Tide waiter, Hull.

spellings tide-waiter
places Hull Sculcoates
dates 1668 1701 1710 1759 1822

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