Anne St John Maxwell Adams (née Trefusis)

???? - 1845

Claimant or beneficiary


Awarded the compensation for the enslaved people on Adams Castle on Barbados as executrix of Thomas M.[Maxwell] Adams (q.v.), her deceased husband. The 1834 Slave Registration implied she was in Barbados at that point: she died in England in 1845.

  1. Sister of 17th Lord Clinton.

  2. Death of Anne St John Maxwell Adams registered at Bath Q4 1845.


T71/555 p. 8.

  1. Burke's Landed Gentry 1855 'Abadam of Middleton House'; R.G. Thorne House of Commons 1790-1820 p. 100.

  2., England & Wales, Free BMD Death Index: 1837-1915 [database online]

Further Information

Maiden Name
Name in compensation records
Ann St John Adams
Thomas Maxwell Adams

Associated Claims (1)

£4,400 8s 7d

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
1817 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Executrix

Legacies Summary

Cultural (1)

Portrait by Francis Alleyne of The Hon Anne St John Trefusis (Mrs Maxwell Adams) placed at auction [Lot no. 243] at Busby Auctions, Bridport,... 
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Can be seen here: Anne Adams portrait or here: <a...

Relationships (2)

Widow → Deceased Husband
Daughter-in-law → Father-in-law

Addresses (1)

Bath, Somerset, South-west England, England