Jane Spragge (née Veal)

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Jane Spragge 'of Greenwich' was the lessor of Cheshire estate (and the enslaved people on it) in Trelawny to James Kerr of Soho in 1773, and with her son Robert Wadham Spragge (q.v.) to Dugald and Elizabeth McLachlan in 1787.

Jane Veal married Robert Spragge in St Martin-in-the-Fields, Westminster, 29/03/1766. Their son Robert Wadham Spragge was baptised 16/07/1766 in Richmond.


Cambridgeshire Archives, R/55/7/122/(e) - Bundle 5. Title deeds of Cheshire estate, &c.: R55/7/122(e)/1 04/12/1773, Jane Spragge of Greenwich to James Kerr of Soho. Articles of Agreement for Lease for 13 years 5 months 15 days of Cheshire Plantation and a moiety of Hambrooke Penn, both in Parish of St. James, at £375 for first 4 years, £500 p.a. for next 9 years, and £500 for residue of lease; R/55/7/122/(e)/4 - 10/12/1787 Robert Wadham Spragge and Jane his mother to Dugald and Elizabeth McLachlan of Marylebone; R55/7/122(e)/9 - 27/02/1792 Robert Wadham and Jane Spragge to John Tharp of Trelawny, now residing in Great Cumberland Place. Assignment of Bond of Dugald McLachlan, Elizabeth McLachlan and others to Robert Wadham and Jane Spragge, dated 10 December 1787.

Further Information

Maiden Name
Robert Spragge
Robert Wadham

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:

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  • SY - Association Start Year
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  • EY - Association End Year
  • LA - Latest Known Association
1773 [EA] - 1792 [LA] → Other

Relationships (2)

Mother → Son
Wife → Husband