Isaac Rutton

???? - 1792


Of Ashford, Kent, annuitant of 'slave-property' in Nevis. John Toke of Todington [sic] 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 £500 he purchased an annuity of £50 p.a., for the lives of Sarah Rutton spinster of Ashford (aged 59) and Matthias Rutton of the same place (aged 24). In the will of Isaac Rutton of Ashford, he left his half of the annuity of which John Toke was trustee to his son Matthias, while in the will of his sister Sarah Rutton she said that John Toke also held the half the annuity in trust for her, and she left it to her nephew Matthias.

  1. Will of Isaac Rutton of Ashford Kent proved 24/03/1792.


Common Records 1775-1776, British Library, EAP794/1/1/15, pp. 65-94.

  1. PROB 11/1216/214.

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Associated Estates (1)

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  • SY - Association Start Year
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  • ED - Association End Date
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  • LA - Latest Known Association
1774 [EA] - 1792 [LA] → Annuitant

Relationships (3)

Brother → Sister
Father → Son
Beneficiary of Trust → Trustee
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Addresses (1)

Ashford, Kent, South-east England, England