John Henry Earle Berkeley

9th Feb 1784 - 7th Jan 1839

Claimant or beneficiary

Biography

Owner with Thomas Berkeley of the Paradise, Mt Horne, Plaisance, Springs and Paraclete estates in Grenada, for all of which the compensation was awarded to the Berkeley's mortgagee Archibald Paull.

  1. Son of Henry Earle Berkeley and his wife Mary nee Elliot. Married his first cousin Mary Elizabeth Berkeley (1792-), daughter of George Berkeley (1760-1821) in Basseterre, 15/12/1808. His business partner Thomas Berkeley was probably his uncle (b. 1770).

  2. Death of John Earle at Grenada aged 55 1839. Will of John Henry Earle Berkeley of Grenada but presently residing in London proved 27/03/1839.

Sources

T71/880 Grenada Nos. 700, 772, 773, 775; John Berkeley of Middlesex also counterclaimed as creditor on Grenada Nos. 467 and 774; and John Berkeley of the City of London counterclaimed on Antigua No. 930. John Berkeley also appears as a trustee in St Kitts No. 674 in which Thomas Berkeley of Brussels was originally claimant.

  1. Vere Langford Oliver, Caribbeana being miscellaneous papers relating to the history, genealogy, topography, and antiquities of the British West Indies (6 vols., London, Mitchell, Hughes and Clarke, 1910-1919) Vol. VI pp. 17-22.

  2. Times 19/03/1839 p. 7; PROB 11/1907.


Further Information

Absentee?
British/Irish
Spouse
Mary Elizabeth Berkeley
Children
7 sons, 6 daughters

Associated Claims (6)

£4,969 7S 10D
Unsuccessful claimant
£3,629 8S 7D
Unsuccessful claimant
£1,358 17S 8D
Unsuccessful claimant
£3,140 18S 5D
Unsuccessful claimant
£2,876 0S 6D
Unsuccessful claimant
£2,022 14S 9D
Awardee

Relationships (2)

Grandson → Grandfather
Nephew → Uncle

Addresses (1)

London, Middlesex, London, England