Margaret Gunthorpe (née Christian)

???? - 1817

Claimant or beneficiary


The legatees of Margaret Gunthorpe counterclaimed unsuccessfully for compensation for ownership of enslaved people on Gunthorpe's estate in Antigua. Margaret Gunthorpe was the mother of James Gunthorpe (q.v.) and probably also the mother of Rev. William Gunthorpe (also q.v.). She was the widow of William Gunthorpe of Antigua who died c. 1807.

  1. Administration of the will of Margaret Gunthorpe widow who died on or about 24/04/1817 on Antigua granted 11/05/1870 to Margaret Anne Gunthorpe widow of Ashley Villa Bath, the administratrix of the personal estate of the Rev. William Gunthorpe deceased the Son and one of the executors and residuary legatee of the deceased [i.e. Margaret Gunthorpe of Antigua], effects £5000 (resworn from £100).


T71/877 Antigua claim no. 350 (Gunthorpe's, St George's).

  1. National Probate Calendar 1870.

Further Information

Maiden Name
William Gunthorpe
James; Rev. William
Wealth at death

Associated Claims (1)

£3,922 3s 0d
Not a claimant

Relationships (4)

Daughter → Father
Sister → Brother
Mother → Son
Wife → Husband