Archibald Armstrong junior

1790 - 1868

Claimant or beneficiary


Son of Archibald Armstrong senior (q.v., who died in 1823). Awardee of the compensation for the enslaved people on the Woodford estate on Grenada and probably for two other small awards there, and (as executor of Richard or Archibald Armstrong) awardee also of part of the compensation for the Garden estate in Trinidad (where he was identified as of Grenada); in addition, he appears as assignee with John Hoyes of George Armstrong in the award for the Prospect estate in Trinidad.

  1. Inherited Woodford estate in Grenada from his father on condition that he pay £3400 to each of his five sisters and £30 a year to his brother Joseph. Archibald junior was in London for the proving of his father's will in 1823.

  2. Twelve months leave was granted to Archibald Armstrong, a member of the council of Grenada, in 1835.

  3. In 1851 Archibald Armstrong aged 61 'fund holder' born West Indies Island of Grenada was living in St Peters Port Guernsey with wife Anne 44 born Grenada, and daughter Isabella (aged 24 born Grenada), son Ellice (aged 14 born Guernsey) and daughter [sic] Collins or Collings (aged 9 born Guernsey). In 1861 Archibald ('retired merchant' aged 71) and Anne were visitors at the house of Richard W. Fall, East India merchant and his wife Anne aged 34 born Grenada. In 1841 the family was already in Guernsey. Anne Isabella Fall was identified as daughter of Archibald Irwin Armstrong and Anne Munro Armstrong and administrator of [her brother] Archibald Collings Fall Armstrong in 1886.

  4. Will of Archibald Irwin otherwise Archibald Armstrong late of Amherst in the parish of St John the Evangelist Guernsey proved 21/09/1868 by Anne Munro Armstrong (born Gibbs) the relict, effects under £4000 in England. Anne Munro Armstrong herself died in 1885 leaving just under £16,000.


The small awards were Grenada nos. 379 & 380.

  1. PROB 11/1677/264.

  2. CO 101/79/16.

  3. 1841, 1851 and 1861 censuses online; National Probate Calendar 1886.

  4. National Probate Calendar 1868, 1886.

Further Information

Anne Munro Gibbs
[Anne] Isabella, Ellice, [Archibald] Collings
Wealth at death

Associated Claims (3)

£3,593 6s 2d
£8,685 3s 5d
Beneficiary (Assignee)
£4,536 17s 8d
Awardee (Executor or executrix)

Associated Estates (3)

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
1834 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Executor
1820 [EA] - → Attorney
1823 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Owner

Relationships (3)

Son → Father
Executor → Testator
Notes →
Robert Henry Church added Archibald Armstrong late of Grenada and then residing at Guernsey as an executor in a codicil dated 06/07/1847 to his will, proved in...

Addresses (1)

St Peters Port, Guernsey, Channel Islands