Catherine Buckeridge (née Hotchkin)

1771 - 1854

Claimant or beneficiary


Awarded the compensation for enslaved people on Salt Pond Flat Pen in St Catherine Jamaica. She was the grand-daughter and remainderman of Charles Hotchkin of Bristol (q.v.), whose will was proved in 1783. The Hotchkin family was in St Catherine at the turn of the 18th century and the Gazetteer of the 1804 map shows both Hotchkin and Buckeridge among the proprietors. 

  1. Catherine Hotchkin of Datchet Buckinghamshire [daughter of the late Thomas Hotchkin of Queen Square, barrister-at-law] married Joseph Buckeridge by license in 1794 St George Hanover Square. Will of Joseph Buckeridge of Binfield Berkshire proved 16/12/1814. 

  2. In 1851 Catherine Buckeridge aged 80 'widow of Lt Col Buckeridge', born Middlesex was living at Sonning with one servant. Will of Catherine Buckeridge widow of Sonning near Reading Berkshire proved 27/06/1854. She rehearsed her marriage settlement of 1794 with Joseph Buckeridge, and left £1000 to one son and her property in Jamaica and England to other sons.


T71/852 St Catherine no. 527 Catherine Buckeridge Great Britain owner-in-fee; Monumental Inscriptions Jamaica St Catherine 2.  

  1. The register book of marriages belonging to...St George Hanover Square, (London, 1888) Vol. 14 Part 2 p. 107; Gentleman's Magazine Vol. 64 Part 1 p. 179; PROB 11/1562.  
  2. 1851 census online; PROB 11/2192.

Further Information

Maiden Name
Lt Col. Joseph Buckeridge

Associated Claims (1)

£364 1s 9d
Awardee (Owner-in-fee)

Relationships (2)

Widow → Deceased Husband
Grand-daughter → Grandfather

Addresses (1)

Sonning, Reading, Berkshire, Central England, England