Edward Collins Woodbridge

1794 - 11th Feb 1863

Claimant or beneficiary


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].


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

Elizabeth Herbert
Wealth at death
Cambridge (Trinity) [1813-1819 ]

Associated Claims (1)

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

Associated Estates (1)

The dates listed below have different categories as denoted by the letters in the brackets following each date. Here is a key to explain those letter codes:

  • SD - Association Start Date
  • SY - Association Start Year
  • EA - Earliest Known Association
  • ED - Association End Date
  • EY - Association End Year
  • LA - Latest Known Association
1832 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Joint owner

Relationships (2)

Grandson → Grandfather