Edmund Reynolds of Milford Hampshire

???? - 10th May 1801


Son of William Reynolds of Milford House, Hampshire, who bought Milford House after the death of its owner William Rickman in 1764. In the 1780s, Edmund Reynolds 'enlarged the house with Adam style wings'. He married Miss Anna Maria Rivett, eldest daughter of the late Thomas Rivett, Esquire, of Derby, 02/10/1780. Died 10/05/1801.

Edmund Reynolds makes no mention of Jamaican property in his will, but Catherine Mount in St James, Jamaica, was registered to Edmund Reynolds deceased in 1809 and 1811 and was later shown against his son William Reynolds. His father had entailed the estates to him c. 1779.


https://www.flickr.com/photos/alwyn_ladell/6035623626 [accessed 24/09/2015]. Town and County Magazine Vol. 12 p. 568 (October 1780). European Magazine, and London Review Vol. 39 p. 399 (May 1801).

Jamaica Almanacs 1811 and 1812.

Further Information

Anna Maria Rivett

PROB 11/1358/333 - precis.

Edmund Reynolds of Milford, Hampshire.

All real and personal estate left to wife Anna Maria Reynolds. She asked to take into consideration the slender provision made for our son William Reynolds, and to favour him.

Signed 25/02/1799. Proved in London by Anna Maria Reynolds 30/06/1801.

Associated Estates (3)

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
1809 [EA] - 1811 [LA] → Previous owner
1779 [EA] - 1801 [LA] → Tenant-for-life
1780 [EA] - 1795 [LA] → Tenant-for-life

Legacies Summary

Physical (1)

Country house
Milford House 
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Country house, extended by Edmund Reynolds through the addition of two 'Adam-style' wings in the 1780s. The house was formerly a hotel, but has now been divided up into private...
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Relationships (2)

Father → Son
Son → Father

Addresses (1)

Milford House, Milford on Sea, Southampton (near), Hampshire, Wessex, England