Barnaby Maddan

1779 - 11th Oct 1861

Claimant or beneficiary

Biography

Colonel Barnaby Maddan, resident in Jamaica in the 1830s (but see below) having been a local partner of a Liverpool merchant firm until 1812, the husband of Caroline Strange and owner of Providence estate in Jamaica, who also claimed compensation in a number of awards as the executor of Thomas Legal Yates (q.v.), trustee of Jas Watson and attorney for Louisa Ann Burnett.

  1. Barnaby Maddan of Saint Leonard Shoredich was married by licence to Caroline Strange, Marylebone, London, 21/03/1811. Given as "Colonel Barnaby Maddan of the Kingston militia" in a Coxhead genealogy for the marriage of his daughter. He was in London to sign for claim Kingston no 1947, but not found in the 1841 census for Britain although the 1851 census shows him under Barnaby Madden as a visitor aged 65 at Somers Town). In the 1861 census he was at 24 Harrington Square, St Pancras, aged 82, occupation "Fundholder", born in London. Died at 24 Harrington Square, 11/10/1861, leaving £18,000. "John Nethersole the Elder of Kingston in the Island of Jamaica" was an executor of his will.

  2. "Notice is hearby given, that the business carried on in Liverpool, by James Willasey, Abraham Garnett, and Barnaby Maddan, under the firm of James Willasey and Co. and Willasey, Garnett and Maddan, was by mutual consent dissolved on the 31st day of December last. - Witness our Hand the 4th day of June 1812, James Willasey, Abraham Garnett. By Power of Attorney for Barnaby Madden, James Willasey."

  3. In the 1830s Barnaby Maddan of Kingston Jamaica 'now resident at Huddersfield [Yorkshire] manager of estate called Enfield' was a deponent on inclusion of slaves in the return.

  4. Maddan was the object of comment by The Antislavery Monthly Reporter in 1830 for standing by while three enslaved men were imprisoned for preaching on Mount Industry.


Sources

T71/861-863 Kingston Nos. 916, 917, 1505, 1944 and 1947; T71/860 Manchester claim no. 176; T71/864 Port Royal claim nos. 3, 56, 172 and 216; T71/865 St Andrew claim nos. 197, 491 and 522; T71/869 St George claim no. 205; T71/856 St Mary claim nos. 99, 101, 106, 457 and 504; T71/855 St Thomas-in-the-Vale claim no. 125.

  1. Ancestry.com, London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921 [database online]; http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~coxheadfamilydata/raynolds.html; 1861 census online; National Probate Calendar 1861.

  2. London Gazette, Issue 16646, 25/07/1812, p. 1446.

  3. T71/860 Manchester no. 443.

  4. Antislavery Monthly Reporter No. 71 20/11/1830, reprinted in Vol.III June 1829-December 1830 pp. 492-3.


Further Information

Absentee?
Transatlantic?
Spouse
Caroline Strange
Children
Henrietta Laetitia (1814-1885), Edward Hamilton (1816-), George Augustus (1818-)
Will

National Probate Calendar 1862

Wealth at death
£18,000

Associated Claims (22)

£87 15s 8d
Awardee
£137 11s 3d
Awardee
£581 2s 10d
Awardee (Executor or executrix)
£19 10s 10d
Awardee
£49 6s 3d
Awardee
£2,346 1s 1d
Awardee (Owner-in-fee)
£1,503 13s 6d
Awardee
£250 11s 11d
Awardee
£1,560 19s 4d
Awardee (Executor or executrix)
£773 14s 2d
Awardee
£1,183 6s 9d
Awardee (Executor or executrix)
£395 10s 0d
Awardee
£116 12s 6d
Awardee
£87 9s 4d
Awardee
£4,775 17s 4d
Awardee
£1,230 4s 10d
Awardee
£1,800 15s 1d
Awardee
£361 8s 7d
Awardee
£3,177 18s 5d
Awardee (Trustee)
£385 4s 8d
Awardee
£62 11s 10d
Awardee
£2,348 6s 11d
Awardee (Receiver)

Associated Estates (20)

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
1835 [EA] - → Executor
1834 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Not known

Possibly a judgement creditor as he was awarded a share in the slave compensation.

1834 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Not known

Possibly a judgement creditor as he was awarded a share in the slave compensation.

1832 [EA] - → Other

One of the commissioners of the workhouse

1834 [EA] - → Receiver
1832 [EA] - → Attorney
1835 [SY] - → Executor
1826 [EA] - 1829 [LA] → Receiver
1817 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Attorney
- 1837 [LA] → Receiver
1826 [SY] - → Administrator
1829 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Attorney
1829 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Attorney
1835 [EA] - → Executor
1823 [EA] - 1830 [LA] → Owner
1817 [EA] - 1820 [LA] → Joint owner
1826 [EA] - → Attorney
1826 [EA] - → Attorney
1829 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Attorney
1829 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Executor

Legacies Summary

Commercial (1)

Name partner
James Willasey & Co.
West India merchant  
 

Physical (2)

Church
St John's Church [Built] 
Country house
Liscard Hall [Built] 

Relationships (2)

Business partners
Business partners

Addresses (1)

24 Harrington Square, London, Middlesex, London, England