William Mattocks of St Patrick's Vale and Retreat

1761 - 20th Feb 1835

Claimant or beneficiary


Resident, owner of Retreat Pen, St Andrew Jamaica. He claimed for the compensation for Retreat Pen, but subsequently died: the award was made to Bartholomew Ibbott Williams, his executor, but the beneficiary was Mattocks' nephew, also William Mattocks, of Mansergh High, near Kirby Lonsdale (q.v.).

  1. Monumental inscription in St Andrew's parish church, Jamaica, gives William Mattocks dying 20/02/1835 age 74.

  2. Will of William Mattocks of Saint Andrew, Surrey [Jamaica] proved 13/06/1840. The will, made 03/10/1829, had been entered in Jamaica 07/04/1835. Under the will he instructed £140 be spent on his gravestone and a building over his grave, and left £500 to his nephew John Armistead near Caton Green near Lancaster. The rest of his estate was bequeathed to his nephew William Mattocks of Mansergh near Kirby Lonsdale.


  1. James Henry Lawrence-Archer, Monumental inscriptions of the British West Indies from the earliest date… (London, 1875) p. 259.

  2. PROB 11/1929/284.

Associated Claims (1)

£3,041 17s 4d
Deceased claimant successful (Owner-in-fee)

Associated Estates (2)

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
1809 [EA] - 1835 [EY] → Owner
1839 [EA] - → Previous owner

Relationships (1)

Uncle → Nephew
Notes →
William Mattocks of Mansergh High was the residuary legatee of William Mattocks of Retreat Pen, St Andrew Jamaica....