Henry George Windsor

1785 - 1841

Claimant or beneficiary

Biography

Merchant in Barbados, returned to Britain in the 1830s.

  1. Hon. Henry George Windsor of Bridgetown was buried in St Michael, Barbados, 17/06/1841 aged 57 years. Will of Henry George Windsor merchant and purser in the Royal Navy of the Island of Barbados proved 12/04/1843.

  2. Henry George Windsor-Aubrey (heretofore Henry George Windsor) of Exeter College Oxford eldest son of Henry George Windsor late of Barbadoes in the West Indies, merchant deceased, granted the right to continue to use the surname Aubrey in addition to and after that of Windsor, in compliance with the last will and testament of Elizabeth Anne Aubrey deceased, wife of George William Aubrey of the city of Montreal.

  3. Arthur Lloyd Windsor 1833-1913. Born at sea on voyage to Barbados, son of Henry George Windsor RN; his father's family owned sugar plantations in the West Indies. When Windsor was 5 his father died, 3 years later sent to school at Ottery St Mary, Devon. Returned to Barbados, taught at Codrington College. Editor Melbourne Argus 1863-5; The Age 1872-1900.

  4. A counterclaim for Barbados no. 1448 places Windsor and Milne at 137 Leadenhall Street, London. Henry George Windsor wrote to the Compensation Commission from Budleigh Salterton in November 1835.


Sources

T71/895 Barbados claim no. 291. T71/896 Barbados claim no. 1036. T71/899 Barbados claim no. 4377. T71/900 Barbados claim no. 5044. He may also be the same man as the 'George Windsor' under Barbados no. 113.

  1. Familysearch.org, Barbados Church Records, 1637-1887 [database online]; PROB 11/1978.

  2. London Gazette, Issue 20723, 13/04/1847, p. 1374.

  3. C.E. Sayers, 'Windsor, Arthur Lloyd (1833–1913)', Australian Dictionary of Biography (National Centre of Biography, Australian National University), http://adb.anu.edu.au/biography/windsor-arthur-lloyd-4872/text8149 [accessed 07/08/2012].

  4. Barbados claim no. 1448.

We are grateful to Peter Selley for his assistance with compiling this entry.


Further Information

Absentee?
British/Irish
Name in compensation records
Hen. Geo. Windsor
Spouse
Clara Peirce
Children
Henry George, Arthur Lloyd
Occupation
Merchant

Associated Claims (5)

£106 6s 2d
Awardee
£85 8s 10d
Unsuccessful claimant
£168 18s 11d
Awardee
£262 3s 3d
Awardee (Trustee)
£58 5s 2d
Awardee

Legacies Summary

Imperial (1)

Australia 
notes →
Henry George Windsor's son Arthur Lloyd Windsor (1833-1913) migrated to Australia and was editor of the Melbourne Argus 1863-5 and of the Age 1872-1900....
sources →
Australian DNB online...

Relationships (1)

Father → Son

Addresses (2)

Budleigh Salterton, Devon, Devon & Cornwall, England
137 Leadenhall Street, London, Middlesex, London, England