Munbee Goulburn

1756 - 1793


Inherited Amity Hall and Bogue estates in Vere, Jamaica, in 1765 after the death of his father Edward Goulburn and uncle Henry Goulburn. Attended Eton and Trinity College, Oxford. Married 1782 to Susannah, daughter of William Chetwynd, 4th Viscount Chetwynd, and his wife Susannah Cope. Three sons, Henry (1784), Edward (1787) and Frederick (1788 - possibly died young). "Lived a profligate life..." with a country seat at Prinknash Park, Gloucestershire, and a townhouse at Great Cumberland Place, London. Listed for tax purposes in Portland Place in 1782. Died suddenly and intestate in 1793 with considerable debts; his estate was inherited by his widow and was placed in Chancery.


Guide to the microfilm edition of Papers relating to the Jamaica estates of the Goulburn family of Betchworth House from the Surrey History Centre introduced by Prof. Kenneth Morgan, Brunel University (Wakefield, Microform Academic Publishers, 2008)., London, England, Land Tax Records, 1692-1932 [database online]., Oxford University Alumni, 1500-1886 [database online].

Further Information

Susannah Chetwynd
Henry (1784-1856), Edward (1787-1868)
Eton College
Oxford (Trinity) [1775- ]

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
1765 [SY] - 1793 [EY] → Owner

Relationships (5)

Son → Father
Nephew → Uncle
Nephew → Aunt
Father → Son
Husband → Wife

Addresses (3)

Great Cumberland Place, London, Middlesex, London, England
Portland Place, London, Middlesex, London, England
Prinknash Park, Cranham, Gloucestershire, South-west England, England