St Kitts 394 (Mardenborough)

10th Dec 1836 | 95 Enslaved | £1711 3S 11D

Claim Details

Claim Notes

Parliamentary Papers p. 311. The compensation was split: Claxton received £320; Chris. Mardenborough received £309 10s 7d; Reid & Dixon received £1081 13s 4d.

 

T71/1295: Claxton was devisee of an annuitant for arreas of annuity (the annuitant was [her sister] Sarah Gumbs, by the will of their father Christopher Mardenborough). Rachel Claxton (nee Mardenborough) was the widow of Robert Claxton.  Robert Claxton's will of 22/01/1812 left Rachel the house and furniture in Park street and £1000 per annum; legacies of £3000 went to 4 sons, including Philip Protheroe Claxton, on reaching 21.

 

Caribbeana Vol. VI p. 41: shows Claxton & Protheroes as R. Claxton, Philip Protheroe and Edward Protheroe. Claxton's son Butler Thompson Claxton married Lucy Anderdon, the only daughter of John Proctor Anderdon, of Farley Hill, Bucks, a solicitor. Butler Claxton mortgaged the estates to Claxton (his uncle) & Protheroes in 1806.


Further Information

Colony
St Kitts
Claim No.
394
Estate
Mardenborough
Contested
Yes

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