Ralph Mountague senior

???? - 1827


Biography

Bristol West India merchant, husband of Mary Dehany Mountague and father of Ralph Mountague junior, who predeceased him.

  1. Will of Ralph Mountague [formerly of Jamaica but now] of Bristol proved 19/06/1827. In the will he left his wife an annuity of £250 p.a., having already provided her a residence in Bristol, plus a rental of £50 p.a for her enslaved people on Bandon as long as they were attached there. Unusually he made his wife Mary Dehany Mountague and his grand-daughter Mary Mountague trustees of all his property for the benefit of his grandchildren.

Sources

  1. PROB 11/1727/264. The will is indexed to 'Ralph Mountagne' on TNA's site.

Further Information

Absentee?
Transatlantic
Spouse
Mary Dehany Bernard

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] - 1827 [EY] → Owner
1829 [EA] - 1839 [LA] → Previous owner

Legacies Summary

Commercial (1)

Senior partner
Ralph Mountague and Son
West India merchant  
 

Relationships (5)

Father → Son
Deceased Husband → Widow
Father-in-law → Daughter-in-law
Grandfather → Grandson
Grandfather → Grand-daughter
Notes →
Also trustee and...

Addresses (1)

Bristol, Gloucestershire, South-west England, England