George Hannay

???? - 1776


Slave-owner on Barbados, an absentee in Britain at least later in his life, and brother-in-law of Rowland Blackman (q.v.).

  1. Will of George Hannay [formerly of the island of Barbados in America but now] of Stanlake in Berkshire [made in 1767] proved 07/12/1776. Under the will he left his wife Anna Maria: an annuity of £500 p.a. and three amounts of £1500, £1300 and £2450, the first two in Bank stock and Bank annuities; debts owed to him of £4000 by John Lyte [?] of Barbados and £1600 by Conrad Adams of Barbados; and his house in Conduit Street, she paying the reserved Annual Rent thereof. He left his sister-in-law Frances Blackman spinster an annuity of £150 p.a. and other annuities to family members of £20 p.a. and £30 p.a. He left his niece Anna Maria Blackman £1000 in Bank Stock and £4000 in Bank annuities. He had a balance due from his nephew John Lucie Blackman and his partner William Shaw of London, and provided that £500 be left with them interest-free for four years. His residuary heir was his brother-in-law Rowland Blackman.


  1. PROB 11/1026/84.

Further Information

Anna Maria Blackman

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
- 1776 [LA] → Owner

Relationships (2)

Uncle → Nephew
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Hannay was married to John Lucie Blackman II's aunt....

Addresses (2)

Stanlake, Twyford, Berkshire, South-east England, England
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'Of Stanlake' when he made his will in 1767. If this was Stanlake Park, now a vineyard and winery, he was renting the property.

Conduit Street, London, Middlesex, London, England
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Under his will made in 1767 George Hannay left his house in Conduit Street to his wife Anna Maria, she paying the reserved Annual Rent.