Elizabeth Brasnell

???? - 1860

Claimant or beneficiary


Eliz. Brasnell appears as an unsuccessful claimant for the compensation for Mt St George estate and is almost certainly the same as Elizabeth Brasnell widow who claimed successfully under a much smaller claim elsewhere in Tobago.

  1. Widow of William Brasnell (q.v.) 'residing at Sans Souci, Tobago' whose will was proved 17/11/1829. William Brasnell had been a trustee of the will of John Robley (q.v.).

  2. Elizabeth Buchanan married William Brasnell of the Island of Tobago at St Giles Camberwell (her parish) 20/08/1811. Elizabeth was a widow, with a son from her earlier marriage, George Alexander Buchanan.

  3. Lucy Campbell Brasnell daughter of William ('merchant') and Elizabeth Brasnell of Sandford Place was baptised at St John Hackney 31/05/1818.

  4. The will of Elizabeth Brasnell of Egyptian House, Jersey who died 18/04/1860 was proved 16/07/1860, effects under £3000. Her daughter and executor Emma Georgiana Brasnell was born in Tobago c 1827.

  5. The compensation for Sans Souci was paid to Margaret Wilson as executrix of Elizabeth Campbell.


T71/891 Tobago claim nos. 50 (Mt St George), 115.

  1. PROB 11/1750/45; T71/891 Tobago no. 50 for Mt St George; T71/891 Tobago No. 115 for Elizabeth Brasnell's successful claim.

  2. Ancestry.com, London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921 [database online].

  3. Ancestry.com, London, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906 [database online].

  4. National Probate Calendar 1860; Channel Islands Census 1871.

  5. T71/891 Tobago claim no. 162.

Further Information

Name in compensation records
Eliz. Brasnell
(2) William Brasnell
With (1) George Alexander; with (2) 3 sons 2 daughters

Associated Claims (2)

£57 8S 2D
£2,742 18S 9D
Unsuccessful claimant

Relationships (1)

Widow → Deceased Husband

Addresses (1)

Egyptian House, Jersey, South-east England, England