Martin Hammill

???? - 1821


Biography

Liverpool merchant, and slave-owner and mortgagee on St Lucia, with one slaving voyage from Liverpool (to French Guiana) as co-investor with Thomas Rigby (q.v.) in 1805. His will was proved in Chester Feb. 1821, and has not yet been read by LBS. His son John Hammill was a magistrate in London with an obituary in the Annual Register for 1860. His widow Hannah Hammill appears as claimant and awardee of compensation in the 1830s.

Sources

Ancestry.com, UK, Extracted Probate Records, 1269-1975 Cheshire and Lancashire: - Wills and Administrations, 1821-1825 [database online]; Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Database; Annual Register Vol. 27 (1860) pp. 443-445.


Further Information

Absentee?
British/Irish
Spouse
Hannah Tomlinson
Children
John

Relationships (1)

Deceased Husband → Widow

Addresses (1)

Liverpool, Lancashire, North-west England, England