Thomas Sharples

???? - 1808

Claimant or beneficiary

Biography

William Hughes and his wife Esther (each of whom q.v.) were awarded the residual part (after satisfying a firm of mercantile mortgagees in Roseau) of the compensation for 2/5ths of a group of enslaved people in Dominica, as executor and executrix of Thomas Sharples. Esther Hughes was almost certainly the widow of Thomas Sharples, while Thomas Sharples was very probably the merchant of the same name of Edmonton whose will was proved 27/08/1808.

  1. Thomas Sharples had married Esther Cross 30/03/1797 at St James Clerkenwell, and a son Thomas was baptised to a couple of the same name at All Saints Edmonton 01/03/1799 (two other sons were also baptised to the couple, the older at St James Clerkenwell and a second again at All Saints Edmonton. Esther Sharples later married William Hughes.

Sources

PROB 11/1484/269

  1. Ancestry.com, London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921 [database online]; Ancestry.com, London, England, Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1812 [database online]

Further Information

Absentee?
British/Irish
Spouse
Esther Cross
Children
Thomas
Occupation
Merchant

Associated Claims (1)

£901 19S 4D
Beneficiary deceased