William Barth

1785 - 1850

Claimant or beneficiary

Biography

Executor and trustee for his father-in-law, the retired Jamaican planter Samuel Jeffries (q.v.) of Pixton or Pickstone East Grinstead, and Mayor of Great Yarmouth 1824, 1826 and 1836-7.

  1. Married Jane Jeffries 05/09/1811.

  2. Born c. 1785. William Barth of Yarmouth was a timber merchant and mayor of the town in 1824, 1826 and 1836, subsequently with a position in the Post Office, dying in London 1850.

  3. In 1841 the family was living at Chester [?] Terrace Lambeth; in 1851 Jane was a widow living with her son Charles and family at 2 Devonshire Cottage Lambeth. In 1861 Jane Barth annuitant aged 69 head born Jamaica was living at 14 Acre Terrace Clapham with son William 44, daughter-in-law and grandchildren, and with son Charles, widower 35.

  4. George Kirlew registered two enslaved people in Westmoreland as the agent of Jane Barth in 1823.

Sources

  1. Gentleman's Magazine Vol. 110 (1811) p. 284.

  2. The perlustration of Great Yarmouth and Gorlestonand Southtown (1875) Vol. 3, extracted at www.ancestry.co.uk.

  3. 1841, 1851 and 1861 censuses online.

  4. Ancestry.com, Slave Registers of former British Colonial Dependencies, 1812-1834 [database on-line], 1823, Westmoreland.

 


Further Information

Absentee?
British/Irish
Spouse
Jane Jeffries
Children
Samuel Jeffries Barth, William, Charles
Occupation
Timber merchant

Associated Claims (1)

£4,059 11S 3D
Awardee (Executor or executrix)

Legacies Summary

Political (3)

Urban Politics
 
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Relationships (1)

Son-in-law → Father-in-law

Addresses (1)

Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, East Anglia, England