Rev. George Crawford Ricketts Fearon

1791 - 1840

Claimant or beneficiary


Resident clergyman, dying in Jamaica c. 1840.

  1. Monumental inscription in the churchyard to the cathedral in Spanish Town: "Sacred to the Memory of the Reverend George Crawford Ricketts Fearon, who departed this life on 22nd October 1840 aged 49 years. He was Rector of Clarendon in his native parish for a period of 20 years. He was unostentatiously good, without guile, true of speech and pure of heart." Will of Rev. George Crawford Ricketts Fearon, clerk of Clarendon Middlesex proved 08/03/1842.

  2. In 1871 Mary Burbury Fearon, widow, annuitant, aged 85 born Jamaica was living with her daughter Eliza Oakes Fearon aged 49 unmarried annuitant born Jamaica at 26 North Parade, Penzance, Cornwall. She died there in 1879, and her daughter Eliza in 1905.


  1. Vere Langford Oliver, Caribbeana being miscellaneous papers relating to the history, genealogy, topography, and antiquities of the British West Indies (6 vols., London, Mitchell, Hughes and Clarke, 1910-1919), Vol. 1 p. 278. PROB 11/1959/148.

  2. 1871 census online; Cornwall burials:

We are grateful to William Norton for his help compiling this entry

Further Information

Name in compensation records
G.C.R. Fearon
Mary Burbury
Eliza Oakes
Church of England

Associated Claims (3)

£375 19s 4d
£195 2s 3d
£106 6s 9d

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
1832 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Joint owner

Relationships (6)

Husband → Wife
Son → Father
Son → Mother
Notes →
In a codicil to his will Rev. G.C.R. Fearon described William Wheeler Fearon as his...
Son-in-law → Father-in-law
Son-in-law → Father-in-law