Profile & Legacies Summary
???? - 1793
Returned Irish slave-owner on St Vincent, dying in late 1793 or early 1794. He was party to a number of deeds c. 1774-1775 under which he mortgaged land and enslaved people in St David parish on St Vincent to Neave & Willett of London for £2000 and to two lenders in the Hague for 60,000fl, and sold annuities to John King of Greenwich (again secured on property including enslaved people).
- Will of Patrick Connor [late of St Vincent but now] of Conway in the county of Carnavon [in my way to Ireland] [made 18/11/1793 and signed by mark] proved 06/03/1794. He left £400 each to his three sisters, all in Ireland; £300 each to his brother James then with him at Conway and James' daughter Julian [sic] and £500 his [the testator's] natural son John, also with him at Conway; £200 to his 'faithful housekeeper' Margaret Ann Bell if she chose to remain with her child in England or Ireland (otherwise £150); and £300 to his natural daughter Phoebe with Mrs Phoebe Morton [Norton?]. He left £1500 out of the £2-3000 he said he had in consols to Mary Connor, his natural daughter with Margaret Ann Bell, and made her three sisters her guardians alongside her mother. He left his lot in Kingstown St Vincent adjoining the store of Messrs Fraser & Cruikshank to Margaret Ann Bell, and any money due to him in his co-partnership with John Horne to [illegible] and his niece Julian. He left personal effects to his brother Bryan Connor of Dublin, including effects he had bought at the sale of another (unnamed) brother's effects at Grenada.
Deed Book 1770-1776, British Library, EAP688/1/1/25, https://eap.bl.uk/archive-file/EAP688-1-1-25 pp. 309-324.
- PROB 11/1242/149.
Conway, Co. of Carnavon, Wales
Apparently a transitory address.