John Constantine Trent

1793 - 1846

Claimant or beneficiary

Biography

Awarded the compensation for the enslaved people on Ovens Mouth Barbados as owner, and with Constantine Estwick Trent and Sir George Henry Dashwood bart. (both of whom q.v.) also awarded the compensation for the enslaved people on the Spring, Over Hill and Ashton Hall estates on Barbados as devizees in trust of Harrison Walker Sober (q.v.).

  1. John Trent, son of John of Spetsbury, matriculated Queen's Oxford 05/05/1813 aged 19. Will of John Constantine Trent Capt HM Regiment of Horse Guards and Major in the British Army of 41 Lowndes Street Belgrave Square proved 06/02/1847. In his will (dated 30/05/1844) he refers to the sale for £10,000 of an estate in Barbados on which he had secured a jointure of £500 p.a. for his wife Frances Sophia on their marriage: given the sale, he instead covenanted to pay his widow £500 'if she survives me.'

Sources

T71/899 no. 4366 (Ovens Mouth); T71/897 Barbados no. 2034 (Spring); T71/899 no. 4598 (Over Hill); T71/899 no. 4925 (Ashton Hall).

  1. Ancestry.com, Oxford University Alumni, 1500-1886 [database online]; PROB 11/2051; James C. Brandow Genealogies of Barbados Families.

Further Information

Absentee?
British/Irish
Name in compensation records
John Trent
University
Oxford (Queen's) [1813 ]
Occupation
Soldier

Associated Claims (4)

£3,384 15S 11D
Awardee (Trustee)
£3,596 9S 5D
Awardee (Owner-in-fee)
£2,441 0S 4D
Awardee (Trustee)
£1,945 16S 7D
Awardee (Trustee)

Addresses (1)

41 Lowndes Street, Belgrave Square, London, Middlesex, London, England