William Hervey

1777 - 5th May 1863

Claimant or beneficiary


Awarded the compensation for the enslaved people on Plantain Garden River in St Thomas-in-the-East (part of the award shared with Colthurst Bateman (q.v.)) and for the enslaved people on Enfield estate in St Thomas-in-the-Vale.  

  1. The marriage settlement of William Hervey of Bodwell Hall Carnavon and Lady Dorothea Arabella Primrose dated 28/8/1801 ties together Thomas Hervey (deceased) and Elizabeth Hervey as the parents of William Hervey with Bradwell Grove, and with the Enfield and Plantain Garden River estates in Jamaica, which William inherited from his mother.

  2. Baptism of William Hervey, son of Thomas (Esq.) and Elizabeth Hervey, at St Marylebone 07/02/1777. Will of William Hervey of Bradwell Grove who died 05/05/1863 proved 13/06/1863, effects under £30,000. The executors included the Earl of Effingham.


T71/867 St Thomas-in-the-East nos. 150 and 151; St Thomas-in-the-Vale no. 54.

  1. TNA Oxfordshire Record Office Bradwell Grove Estate Acc 532; http://books.google.co.uk   ‘The Edinburgh Magazine, 1801’ – Sept. 1. At the Earl of Roseberry’s house, London, William Hervey, Esq. of Bodvel-Hall, in the County of Carnarvon, to the Right Hon. Lady Dorothea Arabella Primrose, his Lordship’s youngest daughter.

  2. Ancestry.com, London, England, Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1812 [database online]; National Probate Calendar 1863.

Further Information

Lady Dorothea Arabella Primrose
Wealth at death

Associated Claims (3)

£3,258 0S 2D
Awardee (Owner-in-fee)
£1,738 10S 2D
Awardee (Owner-in-fee)
£1,819 18S 6.5D
Awardee (Owner-in-fee)

Legacies Summary

Commercial (1)

Railway Investment
Birmingham and Gloucester (Wolverhampton line) [184510]  

Relationships (2)

Son → Mother
Son → Father

Addresses (1)

Bradwell Grove, Oxfordshire, Central England, England