Ann Riddell (née Doig)

???? - 1787


Life tenant of 'slave-property' in Antigua. Daughter of William Henry Doig (q.v.) and wife of Walter Riddell (q.v.).

  1. Will of Ann Riddell wife of Lower Berkeley Street Portman Square [made in 1786] proved 12/06/1787. In the will she rehearsed her marriage settlement [dated 'May past'] whereby the estate at Rendezvous Bay was placed in trust for her for life and then entailed to the male issue, in default of which to the female issue.

  2. Vere Langford Oliver shows a deed of 1784 in which Ann Doig spinster of Suffolk Street barred the entail on the estate at Rendezvous Bay.


  1. PROB 11/1154/108.

  2. Vere Langford Oliver History of Antigua Vol. I p. 206.

Further Information

Maiden Name
Walter Riddell

Associated Estates (1)

The dates listed below have different categories as denoted by the letters in the brackets following each date. Here is a key to explain those letter codes:

  • SD - Association Start Date
  • SY - Association Start Year
  • EA - Earliest Known Association
  • ED - Association End Date
  • EY - Association End Year
  • LA - Latest Known Association
- 1787 [LA] → Tenant-for-life

Ann Riddell broke the entail on Rendezvous Bay in 1784 and then became tenant-for-life on her marriage shortly before her death in 1787.

Relationships (4)

Daughter → Father
Daughter → Mother
Grand-daughter → Grandfather
Wife → Husband

Addresses (1)

Suffolk Street, Marylebone, London, Middlesex, London, England