William Knowlton

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William Knowlton of St Clement Danes gentleman was was among a group of individuals purchasing, for a total of £15,000, annuities from John Mills secured on the latter's estates and enslaved people on Nevis in 1774, when for £450 he purchased an annuity of £50 p.a. on his own life. No PCC will has been found for him: he was conceivably the William Knowlton of Little Titchfield Street whose will was proved in the London Court inn 1809.


Common Records 1775-1776, British Library, EAP794/1/1/15, https://eap.bl.uk/archive-file/EAP794-1-1-15 pp. 65-94; IR 26/383/72 Abstract of Will of William Knowlton of Little Titchfield Street St Marylebone, Middlesex. Proved in the Court of London, Date: May 11 1809, https://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/D7190277.

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Associated Estates (1)

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1774 [EA] - 1774 [LA] → Annuitant