Frances Maria Lushington

1777 - 26th May 1862

Claimant or beneficiary


Frances Maria Lushington (née Lewis), wife of Sir Henry Lushington, granddaughter of Sir Thomas Sewell, inherited a share of Hordley Estate in Jamaica from her brother Matthew Gregory Lewis (q.v.).

  1. Born in 1777, her father was Matthew Lewis, who owned sugar estates in Jamaica. She married Sir Henry Lushington, 2nd Bart. (1775-1863), on 08/04/1799. Living with her husband, one son, and servants at Montague Square, Marylebone, in the census of 1841, age 60, of independent means, born in Middlesex. At 32 Montague Square, Marylebone, in 1851, age 74, with her husband, two daughters (Maria age 50 and Sophia age 44), granddaughter (Laura age 12) and servants. At the same address in 1861, age 84, with her husband, daughter Sophia, 54, son Franklin, 49, daughter-in-law Ann, 41, granddaughter Eleanor F. Lushington, 5, and servants.

  2. Died 26/05/1862. Sir Henry Lushington left effects under £20,000 at his death in 1863.

  3. Sister-in-law to John Shedden (q.v.).


T71/867 St Thomas-in-the-East 94.

  1. British Isles. Peerage, Barontage, and Landed Gentry families with extended lineage, [accessed 26/09/2011];, London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921 [database online]; 1841 census online; 1851 census online; 1861 census online.

  2. National Probate Calendar 1863.

  3. He married her sister Sophia Elizabeth Lewis. See separate entry for John Shedden.




Further Information

Name in compensation records
Dame Fanny M. Lushington
Sir Henry Lushington, 2nd Bart.
Louisa/Maria (1801-), Henry (1802-1897), Stephen (1804-1877), Sophia (1806-), Franklin (1811-), Emily (1813-), Frederick Astell (1815-)

Associated Claims (1)

£4,436 14S 6D

Relationships (1)


Addresses (1)

32 Montague Square, London, Middlesex, London, England