Mary Williams Fearon

No Dates

Claimant or beneficiary


Awarded the compensation for the enslaved people on Orange Hill in Clarendon. However, while the interest on the money flowed to Mary Williams Fearon, the principal appears in fact to have been intercepted by the London merchant firm of W., R. & S., Mitchell as mortgagees.   


T71/859 Clarendon no. 40 and 222; Power of attorney dated 23/2/1836 to Rowland and Samuel Mitchell from claimant M.W.Fearon as tenant for life, and Wm Wheeler Fearon as tenant in remainder. T71/1606 letter from Mitchells setting out letters from William Wheeler Fearon from Clarendon, 'the interest of the amount to be paid my Mother during her life and the Principal to be carried to my Mortgage debt on Savoy and Orange Hill.'

Associated Claims (2)

£106 6s 9d
£857 16s 7d
Awardee (Tenant-for-life)

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
1826 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Tenant-for-life

Relationships (4)

Mother → Son
Notes →
William Wheeler Fearon described M.W. Fearon as his mother in his claim to the compensation commission. Several genealogical sources show Mary Wliiam Fearon's two children as Rowland Fearon and...
Wife → Husband
Mother → Son
Mother-in-law → Daughter-in-law