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 Sarah Gumbs, by the will of her father Christopher Mardenborough). Rachel Claxton (nee Maldenborough) 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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