John William Hicks II

1781 - 1854

Claimant or beneficiary


Awarded the compensation for Pembroke and Hicks Hall in St Thomas-in-the-East in Jamaica as owner in fee.  

  1.  Susanna Mills dau of Thomas Mills of Saxham Hall m. John William Hicks of 'Jamaica and of Bath' [Somerset] 1805 and died 11/09/1853. 

  2. In 1851 John W Hicks fundholder aged 70 born Bath was living at 17 [sic] Lansdowne Crescent Bath with wife Susan [sic] aged 62 and son Edward W. Hicks aged 35 of the East India Company. Will of John William Hicks of Lansdown Crescent Bath proved 27/02/1854. In it he left his Jamaica estates to his son John William Hicks [III] and the rest of his estate among his six children: he left his house No. 16 Lansdowne Crescent to his wife for life, then to John William Hicks [III].

  3. The will of John William Hicks of Walcot Somerset proved 15/05/1800 was that of the father of John William Hicks the awardee, and left his estates in Britain and Jamaica in trust for his son.



T71/867 St Thomas-in-the-East no. 422. 

  1. John Burke, A genealogical and heraldic history of the landed gentry of Great Britain and Ireland (2 vols., London, Henry Colburn, 1863), vol. 2, p. 1013, 'Mills of Saxham Hall'. 

  2. 1851 census online; PROB 11/2186. 

  3. PROB 11/1342; Pembrokeshire Record Office D/RIND/262 'Will of John William Hicks bequeathing property in Jamaica 1798'.

Further Information

Susanna Mills
Edward W.

Associated Claims (1)

£2,948 2s 3d
Awardee (Owner-in-fee)

Associated Estates (2)

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
1801 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Owner
1800 [SY] - 1834 [LA] → Owner

Legacies Summary

Imperial (1)

East India Company
notes →
Living with his son Edward W. Hicks aged 35 of the East India Company in...

Relationships (2)

Son → Father
Grandson → Grandfather

Addresses (1)

17 Lansdowne Crescent, Bath, Somerset, South-west England, England