John Marshall Collard

1775 - ????


Son of slave-trader and slave-owner John Collard (d. 1788). John Marshall Collard, "about a year old", and Martha Amelia Collard, childen of John Collard, merchant, of St Augustine's, and Joanna his wife, baptised 21/01/1776 at Lewins Mead Chapel (a Unitarian meeting house), Bristol. John Marshall Collard of Cricklade St Mary, Wiltshire, bachelor, married Elizabeth Lysons of this parish in Rodmarton, 03/09/1799. Their son, also named John Marshall Collard, matriculated Exeter College in 1820 age 18; Alumni Oxonienses gives John Marshall Collard senior as of Ashley, Wiltshire, armigerous. [Rev.] John Marshall Collard junior was baptised 22/03/1802 in Cowley, Gloucestershire. John Marshall Collard senior was deceased by July 1810. He appears to have been transatlantic: he had made his will in Bristol in 1805, in which he refers to property in Gloucestershire, but appears in the Jamaica Almanac in 1808 as an ensign in the militia (as J.M. Collard).

  1. The Rev. John Marshall Collard, the son of John Marshall Collard senior, died late of 2 Apsley Villas Kingstown, Bristol 19/11/1864 leaving £12,000.

Sources, England & Wales, Non-Conformist and Non-Parochial Registers, 1567-1970 [database online];, Gloucestershire, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1754-1938 [database online];, Oxford University Alumni, 1500-1886 [database online].

  1. National Probate Calendar 1864.

Further Information

Elizabeth Lysons
John Marshall (1802-), Elizabeth, Mary

PROB 11/1513/199 - precis.

I give to my wife £150 per annum for life in addition to the settlement on her marriage. Also to my wife all my household furniture, plate, linen, china, books, horses and all other farming stock and implements of husbandry and all sums of money and beneficial interest which I have already purchased.

All the rest of my property real and personal to my three children John Marshall Collard, Elizabeth Collard and Mary Collard and the child and children with which she is now ensient share and share alike at age 21 or marriage. The interest from time to time to be applied to their maintenance. And whereas I have an interest in certain copyhold estates in the county of Gloucester, after the decease of my wife these to be divided equally amongst my children.

My wife to be executrix.

Signed 28/11/1805.

Proved at London by Elizabeth Collard 13/07/1810.

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
1811 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Previous owner

Relationships (2)

Son → Father
Husband → Wife

Addresses (2)

Ashley, Wiltshire, Wessex, England
Bristol, Gloucestershire, South-west England, England