Edward Collins Woodbridge

1794 - 11th Feb 1863

Claimant or beneficiary

Biography

Claimed with Frederick Woodbridge (q.v.) as owners for the compensation for the enslaved people on a currently unidentified estate on Dominica. The brothers reached a settlement with the counterclaimants, two trustees of an indenture of 1829, in whose name the compensation was awarded.

  1. Son of James and Dorothy Woodbridge, baptised 1794. Cricketer. Died 11/02/1863 'formerly of St Omer in France but late of 6 Porchester Square', effects under £14,000.

  2. Born 17/09/1794, Eton, matriculated Trinity Cambridge 1813 BA 1819. 'Lived near Newport Pagnell Bucks.' 'Doubtless brother of the next' [=Frederick].

Sources

T71/881 Dominica no. 206.

  1. Pallots Baptisms Index of England 1780-1837, St Andrew Holborn 1794. London England Baptisms, Marriages and Burials 1538-1812 shows an Edward Collins Woodbridge, son of the same parents, baptised 10/05/1791 at St Olve Hart Street, but this first child must have died.

  2. Cambridge University Alumni 1261-1900, which shows his date of birth as 17/09/1794.


Further Information

Absentee?
British/Irish
Spouse
Elizabeth Herbert
Wealth at death
£14,000
School
Eton
University
Cambridge (Trinity) [1813-1819 ]

Associated Claims (1)

£3,545 5S 4D
Unsuccessful claimant (consensual) (Owner-in-fee)

Relationships (1)

Brothers