Richard Goodwin Bowen Wilson

???? - 7th Dec 1876

Claimant or beneficiary

Biography

Claimed in right of wife with others as remaindermen on Mosley or Mosely Hall in St Ann Jamaica. The bulk of the compensation for the estate went to the London merchant family of Mitchell, but William Woodroofe and John Bloxam Elin were awarded the compensation for 17 enslaved people on the estate, apparently as trustees for the McCaw family and Wilson.

  1. In 1851 Richard G. B. Wilson, 57, Lieut Colonel Royal Artillery was living at Lower Keep, St Helier, Jersey with wife MaryAnn aged 55 born British Colonies Jamaica. Will of Richard Goodwin Bowen Wilson Major General (Honorary) late Colonel in the Royal Artillery late of Floriana in the parish of St Brelades Jersey who died 24/10/1876 proved 07/12/1876 by Mary Ann Wilson widow the relict and Sylvester Frederick William Moor Wilson a Colonel Her Majesty's Army the son, effects under £2000.

Sources

T71/882 St Ann no. 226 claim by Mary Banks McCaw St Ann tenant for life. Counterclaim 'in the nature of claim' from Frances Mosely McCaw, Spanishtown, Edward McCaw, St Mary and Rich G.B.Wilson in right of wife Woolwich England, remainders in fee.

  1. National Probate Calendar 1876.

Further Information

Absentee?
British/Irish
Name in compensation records
Rich G. B. Wilson
Spouse
Mary Ann (McCaw?)
Children
Sylvester Frederick William Moor;
Wealth at death
£2,000
Occupation
Soldier

Associated Claims (1)

£401 5S 1D
Beneficiary

Addresses (2)

St Helier, Jersey, South-east England, England
Woolwich, Kent, London, England