Ruth Duncan

7th Aug 1786 - ????

Claimant or beneficiary


Probably Ruth Duncan, reputed daughter of Ruth Anderson and Alexander Duncan.

  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".


  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].

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

Associated Claims (1)

£283 17s 4d

Associated Estates (2)

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
1827 [EA] - 1828 [LA] → Not known
1839 [EA] - → Not known

Relationships (4)

Natural Daughter → Mother