Sir Wastel Brisco 2nd Bart.

1778 - 1st Oct 1862

Claimant or beneficiary

Biography

Son of Sir John Brisco 1st bart., and Caroline Alicia Fleming, daughter of Gilbert Fane Fleming and grand-daughter of Gilbert Fleming, Deputy Governor of the Leewards.

  1. Married Sarah Lester Ladbrooke at St Marylebone 18/11/1806; divorced in a spectacular conflict in the late 1810s; will of Sir Wastel Brisco of Crofton Hall in the parish of Thursby Cumberland who died 01/10/1862 proved 13/02/1863 by Sir Robert Brisco of Crofton Hall the son the sole executor, personal estate under £14000.

  2. Sir Wastel Brisco inherited among other property on St Kitts Shadwell Great House, which is extant.

Sources

George Edward Cokayne, editor, The Complete Baronetage, 5 volumes (no date (c. 1900); reprint, Gloucester, U.K., Alan Sutton Publishing, 1983), Vol. V, p. 223.

  1. Ancestry.com, London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921 [database online]; National Probate Calendar 1863.

  2. Heritage Sites of St Kitts http://www.stkittsheritage.com/h_sites_plantation.html [accessed 26/04/2011].


Further Information

Absentee?
British/Irish
Name in compensation records
Sir Wastel Briscoe
Spouse
Sarah Lester Ladbrooke
Children
Robert (1808-1884), Hylton (1810-1896), Wastel (1812-1835)
Wealth at death
£14,000
University
Oxford (Christ Church) [1797-1800 ]
Legal Education
Inner Temple (12/02/1801); Lincoln's Inn (19/11/1801) [1801 ]

Associated Claims (4)

£3,482 17S 6D
Awardee
£2,728 15S 7D
Awardee
£784 11S 10D
Awardee
£3,613 0S 11D
Awardee

Legacies Summary

Political (1)

Local Government
 
office →
Sheriff
1813 - 1814

Addresses (2)

11 Beaumont Street, London, Middlesex, London, England
Crofton Hall, Thursby, Cumberland, Northern England, England