John Cumberland Hughes

???? - 1833


Returned slave-owner on Grenada, of Bath when he made his will [proved in 1833] in 1820. He had had an outside family in Grenada with Alexandrine Hughes (q.v.), on whom his will is silent, prior to his marriage in England in 1805 to Elizabeth Stanley.

  1. Will of John Cumberland Hughes of Widcombe Terrace Bath formerly of the island of Grenada [made in 1820] proved 13/06/1833. In the will he confirmed the annuity of £315 p.a. to his wife Elizabeth under their marriage settlement of 1805 payable from their joint holding of Navy annuities, and left her a further £35 p.a. secured on his enslaved people in Grenada. His residuary heirs were his four children, George Cumberland, John Edward, William Wyndham and Elizabeth Mildred Hughes.

  2. George Cumberland Hughes, the eldest son of John Cumberland Hughes, inherited Coniston Hall in the Lake District through his mother's family and changed his name to Hughes Le Fleming in 1862.


  1. PROB 11/1817/249

  2. [accessed 21/07/2017].

We are grateful to Ashley Steele for help with this entry.

Further Information

Elizabeth Stanley
George Cumberland, John Edward, William Wyndham and Elizabeth Mildred Hughes.

Associated Estates (1)

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  • SY - Association Start Year
  • EA - Earliest Known Association
  • ED - Association End Date
  • EY - Association End Year
  • LA - Latest Known Association
1829 [EA] - → Not known

Relationships (1)

Extra-marital relationships

Addresses (1)

Widcombe Terrace, Bath, Somerset, South-west England, England