Mary Wint

27th Jul 1766 - ????

Claimant or beneficiary


Free woman of colour, awarded the compensation as owner of the enslaved people on Look Out estate in Manchester, former partner of John Angell and then of John Racker Webb (q.v.), mother-in-law of George Bowley Medley (q.v.) and Robert Podmore Clark (q.v.), mother of Ruth and Ann Angell (both q.v.).

  1. Mary Wint, James Wint, Elizabeth Wint, Margaret Duncan, Ruth Duncan and Isabella Duncan were named as children and residuary legatees in the will of Ruth Anderson, owner of New Hall in Manchester, who died between 1829 and 1831.

  2. Mary, daughter of Samuel Wint by Ruth Anderson, born 27/07/1766 and baptised 29/12/1768 in Clarendon, Jamaica. James Anderson Wint, Ann Anderson Wint and Elizabeth Anderson Wint, baptised in Vere, 16/11/1776. Margaret (born 10/06/1783), Ruth (born 07/08/1786) and Isabella (born 10/06/1790), reputed children of Mr Alexander Duncan by Ruth Anderson, baptised in St Elizabeth, 18/10/1793. Mary Wint is elsewhere described as "free quadroon".

  3. Mary Wint was also the mother of Elizabeth Cerf, born 17/09/1799, reputed daughter of Mr Henry Cerf by Mary Wint, "a free quadroon", baptised in St Elizabeth 07/09/1800. However, a Henry Wint married an Elizabeth Wint - this may be Mary's sister Elizabeth Anderson Wint, see 2., above and separate entry for Elizabeth Cerf nee Wint.


  1. Transcription of the will of Mrs Ruth Anderson provided by Donna Kenny from a copy obtained from the Island Record Office, Jamaica.

  2., Jamaica Church of England Parish Register Transcripts, 1664-1880 [database online].

  3. Ibid.

We are grateful to Donna Kenny for her assistance with compiling this entry.

Further Information

with John Angell, 3 children; with J.R. Webb, Hester, Mary, Thomas

Associated Claims (2)

£1,884 17s 1d
Awardee (Owner-in-fee)
£1,981 8s 10d
Awardee (Executor or executrix)

Associated Estates (5)

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
1817 [EA] - 1839 [LA] → Owner
1827 [EA] - 1839 [LA] → Owner
1826 [EA] - 1839 [LA] → Owner
1832 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Executrix
1830 [SY] - → Owner

Relationships (13)

Natural Daughter → Mother
Notes →
Also testator and...
Extra-marital relationships
Mother → Natural Son
Mother-in-law → Son-in-law
Mother-in-law → Son-in-law
Extra-marital relationships
Mother → Natural Daughter
Mother → Natural Daughter
Mother-in-law → Son-in-law
Sister → Brother