Ann Freeman (née Wickham)

???? - 1797


Co-heiress and daughter of Col. John Wickham (d. c. 1751) and grandmother of Thomas Inigo Wickham Freeman (q.v.).

  1. Will of Ann Freeman widow of Antigua proved 05/09/1798. Under the will she left her daughter Patience £3000 plus 'a negro woman named Betsey heretofore the property of Elizabeth Thomas' and Betsey's three children, Sylla, Fanny and Phil, and another woman Lydia, also formerly the property of Elizabeth Thomas and her son Byam. She left the parcels of land she had purchased know as Massett's Lands to her son the Rev. Arthur Freeman provided he paid his sister Patience half the value of the land: she also left him £3000. She left each of her four grand-daughters, the daughters of her late son Thomas Freeman, £200 provided they did not come to enter into part of her paternal estate (in which case the £800 went to Patience), and an annuity of £30 p.a. each.


  1. PROB 11/1312/95.

Further Information

Maiden Name
Thomas Freeman
Patience; Thomas; Rev Arthur,

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
1752 [SY] - 1798 [EY] → Heir

Ann Freeman nee Wickham's father Col. John Wickham did c. 1751, his will being sworn 25/02/1752. Her husband renamed the Wickhams estate to Upper Freeman's before his death in or before 1785. In her own will made in 1795, Ann referred to the property of her 'paternal estate', which appears to have been entailed. Her son Thomas Freeman had predeceased her.

Relationships (4)

Grandmother → Grandson
Sister-in-law → Brother-in-law
Notes →
Ann Wickham had married Thomas Freeman, a younger brother of Arthur Freeman....
Mother → Daughter
Sister-in-law → Brother-in-law