William Mattocks of Mansergh High

Mansergh High, Kirkby Lonsdale, Westmorland, Northern England, England

Given as of Mansergh High in correspondence with the Compensation Commissioners in 1835 and referred to again as residing near Kirkby Lonsdale in 1839 by his lawyer.


T71/1607 letter 26/11/1839 from George Wilson: 'A Mr Wm Mattocks residing near Kirkby Lonsdale in Westmorland [Cumbria] some time since received a considerable sum of money at your office in respect of slaves in Jamaica which had belonged to his relative WM.' He has lost the Jamaica probate he brought with him from the country: do you have it?; Letter from William Mattocks Mansergh High near Kirkby Lonsdale 27/8/1835: I have agreed with Bartholomew Ibbott Williams for me to collect the money for my uncle's slaves; Letter to Wm Mattocks T71/1592 p. 219: claim and returns filed in Jamaica, but in name of William Mattocks, 'it is presumably the Testator under whose will you claim as residuary devisee', and p. 221: you need a letter from the executor to enable you to collect the money.

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