Thomas Berry

???? - 1809


Owner of Knowsley estate in St Andrew, Jamaica and another estate not yet traced by LBS which he named as Mount Gabriel in his will. Deceased c. 1809, probably in Liverpool although no death-record or burial record has been found for him by LBS.

  1. Will of Thomas Berry [late of the parish of St Andrew Jamaica] of Liverpool [made in 1808] proved 31/07/1809. He left £600 to his reputed son also Thomas Berry now apprenticed to Mr Orwell of Liverpool 'sadler', the £600 charged with the costs of freeing Betty Cunningham of his Mount Gabriel estate. He also instructed his executors to free William Berry on his Knowsley estate. He left his estates (other than his freehold at Mile End in Liverpool, which he left in trust for his grandson Thomas Berry Horsfall) and his enslaved people in trust for his daughter Dorothy Hall Horsfall for life and then to her husband Charles Horsfall, and then to their children,


  1. PROB 11/1501/220.

Further Information

Married but no further details
Dorothy Hall

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
1809 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Previous owner

Relationships (4)

Father-in-law → Son-in-law
Father → Daughter
Notes →
Dorothy Hall Horsfall was tenant-for-life of her father's estates in...
Grandfather → Grandson
Notes →
Thomas Berry Horsfall was remainderman under his grandfather's will and inherited freehold property at Mile End in Liverpool in trust from him....
Testator → Executor
Notes →
'William Parke of Kingston' was an executor of the will of Thomas Berry: LBS has inferred him to have been William Parke of Anfield...

Addresses (1)

Liverpool, Lancashire, North-west England, England