Lieutenant General William James D'Urban

1803 - 5th Dec 1873

Spouse of claimant or beneficiary

Biography

Son of Benjamin D'Urban (1777-1849, Governor of Antigua in 1819, Lt-Governor of Demerara-Essequibo in 1824, the first Governor of British Guiana and Governor of Cape Colony 1834-1838), and husband of Mary Elizabeth Stewart D'Urban née Mitchell (q.v.).

  1. Will of William James D'Urban, late of Newport in the parish Topsham, county of Devon, Lt-General in Her Majesty's Army and Colonel of the 107th Regiment of Foot who died at Newport 05/12/1873 was granted at Exeter 21/01/1874 to Mary Elizabeth Stewart D'Urban of Newport, widow the Relict, effects under £300.

Sources

  1. National Probate Calendar 1874.

Further Information

Absentee?
British/Irish
Spouse
Mary Elizabeth Stewart Mitchell
Occupation
Soldier

Associated Claims (1)

£3,013 12S 7D
Other association

Legacies Summary

Imperial (2)

Other
 
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His father Sir Benjamin D'Urban (1777-1849) was Governor of Antigua 1819-1824, Governor of Demerara-Essequibo 1824-1831, Governor of British Buiana 1831-1833 and Governor of Cape Colony...
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Grenada 
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His father-in-law Samuel Mitchell (1750-1805) was Governor of Grenada during Fedon's rebellion in...

Relationships (2)

Husband → Wife
Son-in-law → Father-in-law

Addresses (1)

Newport House, Topsham, Devon, Devon & Cornwall, England