Emily Darvall (née Johnson)

1788 - 1841

Claimant or beneficiary


Wife of Edward Darvall (q.v.) and daughter of Godshall Johnson senior (1745-1800). Edward Darvall counterclaimed unsuccessfully on her behalf for compensation for Holly & Savannah estates in Antigua in right of his wife.

  1. Emily was the daughter of Godshall Johnson (1745-1800) and his first wife Elizabeth nee Hodges. Emily eloped with Captain Edward Darvall in 1805 at the age of 16. The couple went on to have 7 children. They emigrated to Australia in 1839. Emily died in Ryde, New South Wales, in 1841.


T71/877 Antigua claim no. 387 (Holly & Savannah).

  1. http://www.geocities.ws/lordrichardcholmondeley/godschall.htm [accessed 28/08/2013].

Further Information

Maiden Name
Edward Darvall
George Edward, John Bayley, Frederick Orme, Emily, Eliza, Rose, Horace

Associated Claims (1)

£3,461 17s 6d
Beneficiary unsuccessful

Legacies Summary

Imperial (1)

Australia: New South Wales 
notes →
Edward and Emily Darvall emigrated to Australia with their children in 1839. They settled in Ryde, New South Wales. For information about their descendants see <a...

Relationships (5)

Wife → Husband
Mother → Son
Other relatives
Notes →
Mary Johnson was the stepmother of Emily Darvall, who was the daughter of her husband Godschall Johnson senior and his first wife Elizabeth nee...
Sister → Brother
Sister → Brother

Addresses (1)

Ryde, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia