John Adams Wood

1783 - 1836

Claimant or beneficiary

Biography

John Adams Wood, the man whose conduct Mary Prince recorded and with whom Mary Prince contested her freedom after she had come to England with Wood and his wife c. 1828. After a further period in Antigua, Wood returned to London in the 1830s and died there in 1836.

  1. John Adams Wood of the Island of Antigua (living at Tavistock Square, London), died 29/01/1836 age 53. Will of John Adams Wood merchant of the Island of Antigua proved 01/10/1836.

Sources

T71/877 Antigua claim nos. 46 (Gray's, Belfast), 67 (Picarts), 93 (Brecknock), 120 (Turnbulls), 187, 241, 246, 250, 263 (Colebrooke's), 268 (Archibald's & Brown's), 275 (Elmes), 286 (Sage Hill), 315, 508, 704, 761, 830, 868, 869, 871, 872, 932, 954, 971, 983, 1006 and 1046; History of Mary Prince (1831) passim.

  1. Ancestry.com, London, England, Deaths and Burials, 1813-1980 [database on-line]. PROB 11/1868.

Further Information

Absentee?
Transatlantic
Spouse
Margaret Albouy

Associated Claims (30)

£143 17S 6D
Awardee
£352 2S 3D
Awardee
£716 13S 10D
Awardee
£278 1S 9D
Beneficiary deceased
£13 0S 2D
Awardee
£67 4S 2D
Awardee
£26 14S 11D
Awardee
£38 15S 10D
Awardee
£2,230 14S 9D
Awardee (Owner-in-fee)
£3,171 3S 4D
Unsuccessful claimant (consensual)
£1,500 11S 2D
Unsuccessful claimant (Judgement creditor)
£1,763 6S 5D
Awardee (Judgement creditor)
£50 12S 6D
Awardee
£2,075 15S 9D
Awardee
£185 3S 6D
Awardee
£13 0S 2D
Awardee
£41 8S 6D
Awardee
£26 0S 5D
Awardee
£13 0S 2D
Awardee
£26 0S 5D
Awardee
£1,008 12S 7D
Deceased claimant successful (Judgement creditor)
£39 0S 7D
Awardee
£57 11S 2D
Awardee
£26 0S 5D
Awardee
£52 15S 4D
Awardee
£16 19S 11D
Awardee
£16 19S 11D
Awardee
£1,740 3S 11D
Beneficiary deceased (Judgement creditor)
£1,601 15S 3D
Awardee (Assignee)
£989 19S 1D
Awardee (Owner-in-fee)

Associated Estates (1)

1835 - → Owner

Addresses (1)

17 Woburn Place, London, Middlesex, London, England