William Southey

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Claimant or beneficiary


Awarded part of the compensation for 8 enslaved people on Antigua with Richard Molineux (q.v.) of Little Russell St. Bloomsbury coach wheelwright, Stephen Lewis of Regent St . Silk mercer and John McRae of Ave Maria lane snuff-box manufacturer, as assignees of George Wyke.

  1. George Wyke is possibly the Capt George Wyke of 4 Bryanston Street who was buried 09/04/1846 aged 74 at All Souls Kensal Green. The award would then represent a settlement with Wyke's creditors among local tradesmen.

  2. George Wyke was the collector of customs for Antigua in the 1820s, and was among the signatories of the 1825 letter in support of Mr Phillips' character in the appendices to Mary Prince's narrative.  


Antigua no. 560. Wm Southey of Chenies St Bedford Square currier.

  1. Ancestry.com, London, England, Deaths and Burials, 1813-1980 [database online].

  2. TNA CO 318/81.

Further Information

Name in compensation records
Wm. Southey

Associated Claims (1)

£158 7s 0d

Addresses (1)

Chenies Street, Bedford Square, London, Middlesex, London, England