Christiana Richardson formerly Scott (née Jarvis)

???? - 1842

Claimant or beneficiary


Christiana Richardson, née Jarvis, the widow of 'Major Richardson' and legatee of her father (who was the Hon Thomas Jarvis of Antigua (q.v., 1722-1782).

  1. Christianna Richardson age 75, "Independent", born West Indies, was living at Hanover Buildings, All Saints, Southampton, in the census of 1841. Probably the Christiana Richardson whose death was registered Q3 1842 Southampton. Christian Jarvis, daughter of Thomas Jarvis (1722-1785) and Rachel Thibou was baptised 06/06/1765 in St John's, Antigua and married David Scott 18/07/1782. Christian was the aunt of Bertie Entwistle Jarvis, Mary Wilhelmina Lindsay and Grace Jarvis; the sister-in-law of Mary Elizabeth Shepherd Freeman Jarvis; and the sister of Thomas Jarvis (1750-1805) (all q.v.).

  2. Christiana Richardson was entitled to £1082 3s 7d as arrears of an annuity of £180 Antigua under a deed of 18/07/1780 (the marriage settlement of Christian [sic] Jarvis daughter of the Hon. Thomas Jarvis and David Scott, under which the annuity went to David Scott for his lifetime), and the balance was paid to trustees for her lifetime; remainder to Hardman Earle and John Hayward Turner with consent of Bertie Entwistle Jarvis.

  3. Mrs Scott, widow of David Scott of Antigua, married Maj. Gen. Richardson at Bath, 09/11/1808.

  4. Christiana was the mother of Rev. Alexander Scott (q.v.) who acted as her trustee.


T71/877 Antigua claim no. 30 (Thibou's Estate).

  1. 1841 census online. FreeUKGen, England and Wales Free BMD Database, Deaths, 1837-1983 [database online]. Vere Langford Oliver, The History of the island of Antigua ... from the first settlement in 1635 to the present time (3 vols., London, Mitchell and Hughes, 1894-99) Vol. 3 p. 431.

  2. T71/1379 Antigua no. 30 Special Award in Trust.

  3. David Dobson, American Vital Records from the Gentleman's Magazine (Baltimore, Maryland, Genealogical Publishing Co., 1987) p. 238.

  4. See separate entry for Rev. Alexander Scott.

Further Information

Maiden Name
Name in compensation records
C. Richardson
(1) David Scott (2) Major General Richardson
With (1) Thomas, Eliza, Alexander. With (2) s.p.

Associated Claims (1)

£4,194 12s 7d

Relationships (7)

Sister → Brother
Daughter → Father
Aunt → Nephew
Aunt → Niece
Aunt → Niece
Aunt → Niece
Mother → Son

Addresses (1)

Southampton, Hampshire, Wessex, England