John Dauncey

No Dates

Claimant or beneficiary


Given as John Drumcey in the Parliamentary Papers, but clearly John Dauncey, partner with Jacob Bernelot Moens and John Henry Latham in Moens, Dauncey & Latham (all of whom q.v.). Co-owner of Fredericks Lust, co-beneficiary for the compensation for the enslaved people on L'Esperance (where his partner Jacob Berneleot Moens acted as his attorney and the two men were mortgagees) and trustee on a smaller award also in British Guiana, for whose benefit is not yet known.

  1. John Dauncey has not been further traced. 'Dauncey, I. Esq.' appears in London directories at Mivarts Hotel 44 Brook Street in 1835 and 1838. He was conceivably the man of Winslow Bucks. who died in 1848, administration of whose will was not granted until 1880.


T71/886 British Guiana claim no. 1424.

  1. Boyle's Court Guide 1835 and 1838' National Probate Calendar 1880.

Further Information

Name in compensation records
John Drumcey

Associated Claims (2)

£483 18s 0d
Awardee (Trustee)
£2,485 10s 3d
Beneficiary (Mortgagee)

Associated Estates (1)

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
1831 [EA] - 1831 [LA] → Joint owner

Legacies Summary

Commercial (1)

Name partner
Moens, Dauncey & Latham
West India merchant  

Relationships (2)

Business partners
Business partners

Addresses (1)

London, Middlesex, London, England