John Mitchell of Mincing Lane

???? - 1815

Claimant or beneficiary


London merchant, of Mitchell, Upham and Young of Mincing Lane, who died in 1815. Samuel B. Hylton claimed for the compensation for the enslaved people on Waterloo estate in Manchester Jamaica as a judgement creditor from October 1808, as administrator of John Mitchell and John Upham. John Mitchell was husband of Anna Mitchell (q.v.), who claimed in an award adjacent to the claim on Waterloo made by Hylton.

  1. The will of John Mitchell of Mincing Lane appoints his 'dear wife Anna', his brother of the half blood Alexander Muirhead (with his nephew Alexander Muirhead of Glasgow merchant as a substitute) and his partner Frederick Winslow Young as his executors, and refers to his real estate in Jamaica.

  2. The Rev. Muirhead Mitchell (1810-1876), son of John Mitchell, left £100,000 on his death.


P.O Directory 1812; Kent's 1815.

  1. PROB 11/1572/276.

  2. Rubinstein 1876/89.

Further Information

John; Muirhead

Associated Claims (1)

£1,271 2s 0d
Beneficiary deceased (Judgement creditor)

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
1806 [EA] - 1806 [LA] → Mortgage Holder

Legacies Summary

Commercial (1)

Senior Partner
Mitchell, Upham & Co.
West India merchant  

Relationships (2)

Deceased Husband → Widow
Business partners

Addresses (1)

Mincing Lane, City of London, Middlesex, London, England