William Rothwell

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Claimant or beneficiary


In Liverpool in the mid-1830s, awarded the compensation for a group of enslaved people in St George Jamaica as natural guardian of his four children, 'Entitled as remaindermen in fee in expectancy under the will of Henry Hough deceased dated 01/01/1800'.

  1. William Rothwell widower married Elizabeth Hough spinster at St George Everton 06/05/1819.


T71/1606 27/09/1834 and T71/1607 27/06/1835 letters from Wm Rothwell, Liverpool 'has [sic] natural guardian of my four children'. Mrs Mary Ohlson (q.v.),the grandmother of children, has claimed 'has tennant for life'. See also Nicholas Draper, The Price of Emancipation p. 222.

  1. Ancestry.com, Liverpool, England, Marriages and Banns 1837-1921 [database online].

Further Information

Elizabeth Hough

Associated Claims (1)

£227 7s 3d

Addresses (1)

Liverpool, Lancashire, North-west England, England