Mary Cresswell (née Duer)

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Daughter of Rowland Duer of Big Duers, Antigua (d. 1791) and his wife Elizabeth. Bequeathed £50 annuity by her brother Rowland junior (he d. 1795). Her sisters Theodora and Elizabeth were both awarded compensation based on identical annuities but Mary did not make a claim: she was however named as the co-beneficiary of the will of her sister Theodora, made in 1836 but proved only in 1847.

  1. Mary Duer married Charles Cresswell 17/01/1797 at Chichester, Sussex. A possible daughter of theirs, Susan Cresswell, born to Charles Cresswell and his wife Mary, baptised at St Nicholas, Brighton, Sussex, 19/03/1804.


T71/887 Antigua claim no. 343 (Big Duers).

Vere Langford Oliver, The history of the island of Antigua, one of the Leeward Caribbees in the West Indies, from the first settlement in 1635 to the present time (London, Mitchell and Hughes, 1894) Vol. 2 pp. 217-223, 'Pedigree of Duer'.

See separate entry for Rowland Duer junior for a precis of his will., England & Wales Marriages, 1538-1940 [database online]. batch no. C01728-4.

Further Information

Maiden Name
Charles Cresswell

Associated Claims (1)

£3,306 6s 9d
Other association

Relationships (12)

First Cousins
Daughter → Father
Sister → Brother
Sister → Brother
Niece → Aunt
Niece → Aunt
Niece → Uncle
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Addresses (1)

Chichester, Sussex, South-east England, England