John Walcott

???? - 1839

Claimant or beneficiary


Resident MD, awarded the compensation for the enslaved on St Christopher in British Guiana, and dying by 1840. The estate had belonged to John Walcott's father-in-law Edward Barnwell. John Walcott had also been shown as the owner of Bachelors Adventure in Demerara in 1817.

  1. 'On the 27th Nov. [1865] at Clifton, aged 73, [death of] Mary Ann Walcott, widow of John Walcott, M.D., of the colony of Demerara.' The will of Mary Anne Walcott formerly of Demerara but late of Clifton who died 27/11/1865 was proved 05/02/1866 by Rev. John Barnwell (q.v.) of Stogursey Somerset, the brother, effects £600.


London Gazette 19853 05/05/1840 p. 1134 carries a call on behalf of Mary Ann Walcott as executrix for the creditors of John Walcott MD deceased.

  1. Times 02/12/1865 p. 1.

Further Information

Mary Anne Barnwell
Physician and planter

Associated Claims (1)

£7,256 18s 8d

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
1817 [EA] - 1817 [LA] → Owner

Tentatively inferred to be the John Walcott MD who died c. 1840.

1832 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Owner

Relationships (4)

Son-in-law → Father-in-law
Other relatives
Notes →
Probably brothers but possibly son and father or nephew and...