Samuel Estwick of Berkeley Street and Barbados

1736 - 1795


Biography

MP for Westbury 1779-1795, Agent for Barbados 1778-1792, father of Samuel Eswtick II.

  1. Will of Samuel Estwick of St Marylebone proved 03/12/1795. Under the will he left monetary legacies of £1200 each to his younger children and confirmed the transmission of his [unnamed] estate in Barbados, which he had previously settled on his son Samuel in his marriage settlement dated 1793. His son's will indicates the estate was Cooper's Hill.

Sources

http://www.historyofparliamentonline.org/volume/1754-1790/member/estwick-samuel-1736-95 [accessed 23/10/2015]; the entry in the 1790-1820 volume is more explicit on Estwick's opposition to the abolition of the slave-trade, http://www.historyofparliamentonline.org/volume/1790-1820/member/estwick-samuel-i-1736-95 [accessed 23/10/2015].

  1. PROB 11/1268/124.

Further Information

Absentee?
British/Irish
Spouse
(1) Elizabeth Frere (2) Grace Langford
University
Oxford (Queen's) [1753 ]

Legacies Summary

Historical (1)

PamphletsAuthor?
Considerations on the Negroe Cause Commonly So Called addressed to the Right Honourable Lord Mansfield Lord Chief Justice of the King's... 1772 

Political (1)

MP
Tory / West India interest 
election →
Westbury Wiltshire
1779 - 1795

Relationships (4)

Father → Son
Father → Son
Father → Daughter
Father → Son

Addresses (1)

Berkeley Street, London, Middlesex, London, England