Charlotte Martha Dasent (née Irwin)

???? - 1863

Claimant or beneficiary


Claimed unsuccessfully as executrix of her late husband John Roche Dasent for the compensation for the North and South Union estates in St Vincent, which was paid to the London merchants Boddington & Davis as mortgagees.

  1. Charlotte Martha Irwin was the daughter of Alexander Burrowes Irwin and his wife Lydia Irwin (q.v.) of St Vincent. Charlotte Martha Irwin married her sister's widower John Roche Dasent (1773-1832), the Attorney-General of St Vincent. Their children included Bury Irwin; Alexander; Charles Underwood; and George Webbe. Death of Charlotte M. Dasent registered Q1 1863 Rugby Warwickshire aged 68. Burial at St Andrew Rugby 30/01/1863.

  2. Will of John Roche Dasent His Majesty's Attorney General of Ightham Kent proved 16/02/1833.

  3. Sir George Webbe Dasent was Assistant Editor of The Times, and has an entry in the ODNB as 'Scandinavian scholar.' His son, another John Roche Dasent, was the author of A West India planters family: its rise and fall (London, 1914).

  4. John Bury Dasent (1806-1888), a county court judge in England, the son of John Roche Dasent (1773-1832) and his first wife Harriet Irwin, married  in 1838 Jane Camden French, the daughter of Mark Dyer French (q.v.).


T71/892 St Vincent nos. 485 & 486.

  1. Thomas Seccombe rev. John D. Haigh, 'Sir George Webbe Dasent (1817-1896) Scandinavian Scholar' Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2004), online edn, May 2008, [accessed 31/10/2012].; [accessed 25/03/2011]; FreeUKGen, England and Wales Free BMD Database, Deaths, 1837-1983 [database online]; Warwickshire England Burials 1813-1910.

  2. PROB 11/1811.

  3. Thomas Seccombe, op. cit.

  4. [accessed 25/03/2012].

Further Information

Maiden Name
Name in compensation records
Charlotte M Dasent
John Roche Dasent
Bury Irwin; Alexander; George Webbe; Charles Underwood

Associated Claims (1)

£8,110 0s 7d
Unsuccessful claimant

Relationships (3)

Second Wife → Husband
Daughter → Father
Daughter → Mother