Rev. Robert Allwood

1803 - 1891

Claimant or beneficiary

Biography

Son of Robert Allwood (q.v.), apparently seeking to lodge a counterclaim for the enslaved people on Mary's Hope in British Guiana under a mortgage. The mortgagee of the estate was identified as Joseph Bush, Allwood's father-in-law. It is not clear whether Allwood followed through, the compensation was awarded in part to Joseph Bush's executors and heirs.

  1. Born Kingston Jamaica 1803, Eton and Cambridge (Gonville and Caius) 1821-1825 later a colonial clergyman in Australia. Married May 1835 Anna Rebecca, daughter of Joseph Bush of Martinique, sailed to Australia July 1839. 1840-1884 vicar of St James Church Street Sydney.

Sources

T71/885 British Guiana no. 277 and 313; T71/1610 07/10/1835 letter from Rev. Robert Allwood, 3 York Place, Clifton, Bristol: has a mortgage for £20,000 by heirs of late Jas Black [sic, but from the context this must have been his father-in-law Joseph Bush] been entered against Mary's Hope? If not, can you let me have the papers to do it.

  1. K. J. Cable, 'Allwood, Robert (1803–1891)' in the Australian Dictionary of National Biography online, http://adb.anu.edu.au/biography/allwood-robert-1701 [accessed 20/11/2012]

Further Information

Absentee?
British/Irish
School
Eton
University
Cambridge (Gonville and Caius) [1821-1825 ]
Occupation
Clergyman
Religion
Church of England

Associated Claims (1)

£10,543 12S 1D
Beneficiary

Legacies Summary

Imperial (1)

Other
Australia: New South Wales 
notes →
Sydney clergyman...
sources →
1. K. J. Cable, 'Allwood, Robert (1803–1891)' in the Australian Dictionary of National Biography online, <a...

Relationships (1)

Son-in-law → Father-in-law

Addresses (2)

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
3 York Place, Clifton, Bristol, Gloucestershire, South-west England, England