Anna Maria Spooner

1774 - 1836

Claimant or beneficiary


Awarded the compensation for a single enslaved person on Barbados, probably on Lower Grays, widow of John Spooner the younger (1761-1819, q.v.).

  1. November 27 1836 in Upper Gower Street, aged 62 Anna Maria, relict of J. Spooner of Barbadoes. A codicil to the will of John Spooner of Barbados was proved 18/05/1819, and the will itself, of John Spooner of Christchurch Barbados proved 23/03/1820.

  2. John Spooner Adm. pens. (age 17) at TRINITY, Sept. 18, 1778. [2nd] s. of Hungerford, of St Christopher's, West Indies. Matric. Michs. 1780; B.A. 1783. Collector of customs at the port of Bridgetown, 1808. Died Apr. 6, 1819, in Upper Gower Street, London. (V. L. Oliver; Caribbeana, 1, 2; II. 43; G. Mag., 1819, I. 381.).


T71/900 Barbados no. 5289 Mrs Anna Maria Spooner 46 Upper Gower Street London by Edw H. Senhouse her attorney.

  1. Vere Langford Oliver, Caribbeana being miscellaneous papers relating to the history, genealogy, topography, and antiquities of the British West Indies (6 vols., London, Mitchell, Hughes and Clarke, 1910-1919), Vol. I p. xiii, sourced to Gentleman's Magazine 1837 p. 107; ibid also shows John Spooner junior, late of Barbadoes, dying at Upper Gower street 06/04/1819; PROB 11/1616/293 and PROB 11/1627/193. Will of John Spooner late President of His Majesty's Council of Upper Gower Street 02/11/1825. PROB 11/1705.

  2., Cambridge University Alumni 1261-1900 [database online]; CCEd [database online] Person ID 76842 identifies this John Spooner with the Rev. John Spooner appointed curate of Blyborough in 1784.

Further Information

John Spooner

Associated Claims (1)

£38 16s 9d

Relationships (3)

Widow → Deceased Husband
Mother → Son
Mother → Daughter

Addresses (1)

46 Upper Gower Street, Bloomsbury, London, Middlesex, London, England