Robert Davis mariner of Bristol

???? - 1783


Robert Davis of St Michaels Hill Bristol mariner was among a group of individuals purchasing, for a total of £15,000, annuities from John Mills secured on the latter's estates and enslaved people on Nevis in 1774, when for £550 he purchased an annuity of £50 p.a., for the lives of his wife Cecilia aged 41, daughter also Cecilia aged 10 and the Prince of Wales.

  1. Will of Robert Davis of Bristol gentleman proved [made in 1782] 13/01/1783. The will is simple an left everything to his wife Cecilia for life and then to their daughter Cecilia.


Common Records 1775-1776, British Library, EAP794/1/1/15, pp. 65-94.

  1. PROB 11/1368/300.

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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
1774 [EA] - 1783 [LA] → Annuitant

Addresses (1)

St Michaels Hill, Bristol, Gloucestershire, South-west England, England