Ann Bartlet (née Span)

1777 - 1844

Claimant or beneficiary


Ann Bartlett [sic] of Nottingham Place London counterclaimed apparently unsuccessfully for compensation for the enslaved people on Union Island in St Vincent, as legatee of Samuel Span for £5000, and on Paradise and Cane Farm in Trinidad as widow under bond dated 25/03/1806 for £5000 plus arrears of interest, apparently reflecting the same legacy from Samuel Span. The original claimant for both awards was Benjamin Bickley as executor of Samuel Span.

  1. Daughter of Samuel Span of Bristol whose will was proved 1796: his will starts with the bequest of £5000 to his daughter Ann. She was the sister of Samuel Span, merchant of Bristol, whose will was proved in 1811.

  2. Ann Span, daughter of Samuel Span and Edith, baptised 18/08/1777 at Bristol. Ann Span or Spann married Patrick Bartlet or Bartlett at Clifton 16/03/1824. The will of Anne [sic] Bartlet widow of St Marylebone Middlesex was proved 05/06/1844; Anne Bartlet of Nottingham Place aged 67 was buried at St Marylebone 27/05/1844.

  3. Will of Patrick Bartlet of St Marylebone proved 17/08/1830. He was buried at St Marylebone 12/08/1830 'of Nottingham Place' aged 78. In his will be left an annuity of £500 pa to Anne, chargeable on Limlair, Beausejour and Bonair estates in Carriacou.


T71/892 St Vincent no. 688 (the compensation was paid to Benjamin Bickley, Samuel Span's executor); T71/ Trinidad no. 1458A&B, Ann Bartlett of Nottingham Place, Marylebone, Middlesex, widow under bond dated 25/03/1806 for £5000 plus arrears of interest.

  1. Will of Samuel Span of Bristol proved 13/01/1796 PROB 11/1270/135. Will of Samuel Span merchant of Bristol proved 16/11/1811, PROB 11/1527/207.

  2. FamilySearch, England Births and Christenings 1538-1975; FamilySearch, England Marriages 1538-1973; PROB 11/1999/291;, London, England, Deaths and Burials, 1813-1980 [database online]..

  3. PROB 11/1774/307;, London, England, Deaths and Burials, 1813-1980 [database online]

Further Information

Maiden Name
Name in compensation records
Ann Bartlett
Patrick Bartlet[t]

Associated Claims (2)

£10,392 13s 7d
Unsuccessful claimant (Legatee)
£8,304 0s 0d
Unsuccessful claimant

Associated Estates (3)

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
1830 [SY] - 1844 [EY] → Annuitant
1830 [SY] - 1844 [EY] → Annuitant
1830 [SY] - 1844 [EY] → Annuitant

Relationships (3)

Second Wife → Husband
Sister → Brother
Daughter → Father

Addresses (2)

Clifton, Bristol, Gloucestershire, South-west England, England
Nottingham Place, London, Middlesex, London, England