Mary Bell Campbell (née Ruthven)

1812 - 21st Mar 1897


Baptised in Trelawny, Jamaica, 30/06/1812, daughter of Dugald Malcolm Ruthven and his wife Mary nee Virgo. Her father died in 1813 and the family moved to England. When writing her will in 1824, her mother described herself as late of Great Coram Street in Middlesex, now of Brighthelmston in Sussex. Inherited a quarter share in a group of enslaved people in Trelawny from her mother as residuary legatee.

Married Envidale Savage Norman Campbell, an army captain, in Trelawny, 22/09/1832. Living in Trevor Square in London in January 1836 at the baptism of their first child. A second child was baptised in Jamaica in 1842 and a third in Chelsea, London, in 1848. By 1851 the family had moved to Adelaide in South Australia where their twin boys were born 18/07/1851. Mary Bell Campbell died in Ardale, Victoria, 1897 at the age of 85.

Sources batch nos. I03814-2 and I04099-9. PROB 11/1756/112., Westminster Baptisms [database online]. batch no. I04735-4., Jamaica Church of England Parish Register Transcripts, 1664-1880 [database online]., Australia, Birth Index, 1788-1922 [database online]. Australia, Death Index, 1787-1985 [database online].

Further Information

Maiden Name
Envidale Savage Norman Campbell
Madeline Gertrude, Malcolm Myddleton, Reginald Shadwell, Alfred Anderson

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
1825 [SY] - 1832 [LA] → Trust beneficiary

Relationships (5)

Sister-in-law → Brother-in-law
Daughter → Mother
Sister → Brother
Sister → Brother

Addresses (2)

Trevor Square, London, Middlesex, London, England