Ann Gardner Allen (née Millward)

1795 - ????

Claimant or beneficiary


Ann Gardner née Millward, daughter of John Gardner Millward and Anna Maria Millward (q.v.), widow of Thomas James Brown and guardian (and presumably mother) of Frances Brown and Thomas James Brown: remarried 1826 to Septimus Thomas Allen (q.v.).

  1. Memorial in St James Church Spanishtown to John Gardner Millward (who died 1822) and Thomas James Brown who died 20/04/1823 aged 33, erected by their widows Anna Maria Millward and Ann Gardner Brown. Will of Thomas James Brown of St Catherine Island of Jamaica proved 12/11/1823.

  2. Marriage of Ann Gardner Brown to Septimus Thomas Allen 14/09/1826 Cusop, Herefordshire.

  3. Living at 1 Hemus Terrace, Chelsea, in the census of 1851, age 56, born West Indies with her daughter Ann F. Oswald (Ann Frances Brown had married William Drummond Oswald in Putney, London, in 1842), her two grandchildren and 2 female servants.


  1. [accessed 14/08/2012]. PROB 11/1677.

  2., England and Wales, Marriages and Banns, 1538-1940 [database online]; see also Geraldine Mozley (ed.), Letters to Jane from Jamaica 1788-1796 (London, West India Committee for the Institute of Jamaica, n.d.) pp. 139, 147-8.

  3. 1851 census online. batch no. M01749-1.  

Further Information

Maiden Name
(1) Thomas James Brown (2) Septimus Thomas Allen

Associated Claims (2)

£61 18s 4d
£143 17s 1d
Awardee (Owner-in-fee)

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
1820 [EA] - → Other

Previous owner of these enslaved people.

Relationships (4)

Wife → Second Husband
Widow → Deceased Husband
Daughter → Mother
Daughter → Father

Addresses (1)

1 Hemus Terrace, Chelsea, London, Middlesex, London, England