David Mitchell Merchant of London

???? - 1804


Partner with Robert Milligan (q.v.). Father of William, Robert, Samuel and Francis Henry Mitchell (each of whom q.v.).

  1. Will of David Mitchell merchant of London proved 24/12/1804. The will identifies his partner as Robert Milligan and William Mitchell and James Mitchell of Jamaica as his brothers. He left £500 to his wife Ann Hewitt Mitchell, and the whole of the rest of his estate (including a plantation and enslaved people in Clarendon Jamaica, which might have been Mears, of which he was shown as owner in 1795) in trust to support an annuity of £1200 p.a. for his wife, to be reduced to £600 p.a. if she were to remarry, with the remainder of his estate for the benefit of his eleven children. In a codicil he noted his purchase of an estate in Carshalton Surrey England from John Hodgson Durand.


  1. PROB 11/1418/306.

Further Information


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
1807 [EA] - 1807 [LA] → Not known

Registered by John Milligan as attorney of Milligan and Mitchell, who were possibly mortgagees or mortgagees-in-possession. David Mitchell had died in 1804, before the registration.

1788 [EA] - 1795 [LA] → Owner

Legacies Summary

Commercial (2)

Name partner
Milligan & Mitchell
West India merchant  
Imperial Fire
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The Imperial Insurance Co. gave notice dated 12/12/1804 of an election to fill the vacancy created by David Mitchell's...

Relationships (9)

Father → Son
Business partners
Father → Son
Father → Son
Father → Son
Uncle → Nephew
Trustee → Testator