Elizabeth Witter Bucknor

1774 - 1854

Claimant or beneficiary


Elizabeth Witter Bucknor, born in Jamaica, half-sister of Isabella Parnther (q.v.), and owner of a group of enslaved people on the Hopewell estate in Hanover Jamaica, whom she had inherited under the will of her mother Ann Bucknor (later Parnther) in 1794.

  1. In 1851, Elizabeth W Bucknor u[nmarried] aged 77 born Jamaica 'sister' 'annuitant' was living at the Vicarage Churchyard Hatfield with her half-sister Isabella Parnther. Death of Elizabeth Witter Bucknor registered Q2 1854 at Hatfield.


T71/915 (p. 10) Hanover claim no. 94 identifies her as spinster, Great Britain owner-in-fee. T71/1608 letter 28/08/1835 from E.W. Bucknor Hatfield Hertfordshire sets out the background to the claim and states that Elizabeth Witter Bucknor came to Britain in 1824 'from indisposition and other causes.'   1. 1851 census online; FreeUKGen, England and Wales Free BMD Database, Deaths, 1837-1983 [database online].

Further Information

Name in compensation records
E. Witter Bucknor

Associated Claims (1)

£391 13s 11d
Awardee (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
1817 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Owner

Relationships (7)

Daughter → Father
Sister-in-law → Brother-in-law
Half-sister → Half-brother
Daughter → Mother

Addresses (1)

Vicarage Churchyard, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, South-east England, England