Avis Stennett

???? - 1838


Daughter of Wine Hodgson formerly Tracey (q.v.) and widow of George Stennett. The Liberty Hill estate and the enslaved people attached to it appear to have been transmitted through her.

  1. The will of Avis Stennett widow [late of the island of Jamaica but now residing at] Wem Shropshire [made in 1836] was proved 21/07/1838. She left £5200 in West india Dock Co. stock to which she was entitled in trust (her trustees included her son George Radcliffe Stennett Doctor of Medicine of Jamaica and her great-nephew Abraham Hodgson Phillpotts) with £2000 of the sum to be held for the benefit of her daughter Jane Thompson or Steward, wife of Rev. John Steward of Wem and her children; £2000 for the benefit of her daughter Winefield Tracy Macdougall, wife of William Church Macdougall barrister-at-law late of No. 4 Boswell Court but now on his passage to Jamaica, and her children, with remainder to George Radcliffe Stennett and then to Jane Thompson or Steward and then to Mary Phillpotts; £500 for her grandson George Stennett Steward at 16 with the interest in the interim towards his support; and £500 for the first son of Winfield Tracy Macdougall and her husband. Her residuary heirs were her two daughters.


  1. PROB 11/1898/311.

Further Information

George Stennett
George Radcliffe or Ratcliffe; Jane Thompson; Winefield Tracy

Associated Estates (1)

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
1823 [EA] - 1829 [LA] → Owner

Legacies Summary

Physical (1)

Urn and plaque to Wine Field Tracey  
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Memorial plaque to Wine Field Tracey, daughter of Geo. and Avis Sennett and wife of William Church Macdougall Advocate General of Jamaica and afterwards Judge of the Supreme Court there, who died at...

Relationships (3)

Daughter → Mother
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Avis Stennett was identified in the will of Wine Hodgson formerly Tracey as the latter's...
Wife → Husband
Mother → Son

Addresses (1)

Wem, Shropshire, South-west England, England