Rev. John Mansfield

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Claimant or beneficiary

Biography

Rev. John Mansfield, one of the devisees in trust of Thomas Hibbert (who died in 1807): the compensation for the enslaved people on Aqualta Vale was paid into the Chancery suit of Washington Hibbert v Thomas Hibbert and others, a suit instituted to implement Thomas Hibbert's will.

  1. Possibly the John Mansfield Adm. sizar at CLARE, Jan. 27, 1778. B. at Thrapston, Northants. [School, Rugby.] Matric. Lent, 1779; B.A. 1782; M.A. 1785; B.D. 1797. Fellow, 1782. Tutor to the Prideaux-Brune family. R. of Patrington, Yorks., 1803-37. R. of Rowner, Hants. (on presentation by the Prideaux family), 1805-37. Married, Mar. 3, 1815, Winifred, dau. of R. C. Blackford, Esq., deceased, of Osborne, Isle of Wight. Died Sept. 2, 1837, aged 77; buried at Rowner. Father of Charles B. (1836). (Davis correspondence; E. H. Vigers; Rugby Sch. Reg.; G. Mag., 1837, II. 433.).

  2. However, the Rev. John Mansfield was described as living 'in or near London' in 1835.

Sources

T71/856 St Mary no. 1.

  1. Ancestry.com, Cambridge University Alumni, 1261-1900 [database online]

  2. T71/1606 7/7/1835 from Ambrose Humphries 22 Upper Wimpole Street, London: I am the Committee apptd by Court of Chancery of Thos Hibbert the son of the deceased Thomas Hibbert, not trustee of estate of Thomas Hibbert. Trustees of will of Thomas Hibbert are John Hibbert, Rev John Mansfield and John Smith, 'all of whom are resident in or near London'.


Further Information

Absentee?
British/Irish
Occupation
Clergyman

Associated Claims (1)

£3,817 6S 11D
Unsuccessful claimant (consensual) (Trustee)