John Spooner

1812 - 1866

Claimant or beneficiary

Biography

Awarded the compensation for 14 enslaved people on Lower Grays (given as Lower Greys) and for a single enslaved person in a second claim, both in Barbados, probably the son or nephew of either John Spooner (1761-1819) or John Spooner (d. 1825) and Anna Maria Spooner (q.v.).

  1. John Spooner born Barbados is shown in 1851 aged 39 House proprietor living at 8 Gloucester Crescent with wife Jane aged 37 born Dominica and 3 daughters and 3 sons (born in England) and 4 servants. In 1861 he was living, 'Landed and funded proprietor', aged 49 at 9 Queen Road West Regents Park with his 3 daughters and one of his sons. Will of John Spooner late of 54 Regents Park Road who died 25/06/1866 proved 11/07/1866 by Jane Gordon Spooner spinster one of the executors, effects under £6000.

Sources

T71/897 Barbados no. 2380 John Spooner of 46 Upper Gower St. London by George Nelson Taylor his attorney ; T71/900 Barbados 5290 (Lower Greys).

  1. 1851 and 1861 census online; 1866 National Probate Calendar.

Further Information

Absentee?
British/Irish
Spouse
Jane
Children
3 daughters; 3 sons
Wealth at death
£6,000

Associated Claims (4)

£19 8S 4D
Awardee
£3,297 8S 4D
Unsuccessful claimant (Assignee)
£5,612 3S 9D
Claimants in List E or Chancery cases
£306 16S 6D
Awardee (Owner-in-fee)

Addresses (4)

46 Upper Gower Street, Bloomsbury, London, Middlesex, London, England
54 Regents Park Road, Regents Park, London, Middlesex, London, England
8 Gloucester Crescent, London, Middlesex, London, England
9 Queens Road West, Regents Park, London, Middlesex, London, England