John Deane Case

1786 - 1859

Claimant or beneficiary


Executor of John Bolton. John Deane Case (given as John Dean Case in the Parliamentary Papers).

  1. Son of Alderman George Case (1747-1836, a large-scale slave-trader). Council Member and Treasurer of Liverpool 1833.

  2. 1851 census living at Poulton cum Spittle aged 65, described as a Magistrate County Chester, with son John Bolton Case (a farmer of 240 acres).


  1. David Pope, 'The wealth and social aspirations of Liverpool's slave merchants of the second half of the Eighteenth century', in Liverpool and Transatlantic Slavery, ed. David Richardson, Suzanne Schwarz and Anthony Tibbles (Liverpool, Liverpool University Press, 2007), p. 196; Liverpool Mercury Friday Nov. 22 1833, via [accessed 01/10/2010]. Address c. 1834 taken from Pigot's Directory of Liverpool 1834, Nobility, Gentry and Clergy.

  2. 1851 census online. Life dates are derived from 1851 census and from FreeUKGen, England and Wales Free BMD Database, Deaths, 1837-1983 [database online], which shows Case's death registered Q2 1859 in the Wirral. Age given as 76 on death at Poulton Hey 11/05/1859 in transcription from Daily Post [ accessed 01/10/2010]. Wife's name from FreeUKGen, England and Wales Free BMD Database, Marriages, 1837-1983 [database online].

Further Information

Name in compensation records
John Dean Case
Annabella Littledale (29/1/1821)

Associated Claims (1)

£3,720 6s 6d

Legacies Summary

Commercial (1)

Senior partner
John Deane Case and Company
General overseas merchant?  

Addresses (1)

4 Abercrombie Square, Liverpool, Lancashire, North-west England, England