Rachel Dias Fernandes

1792 - 11th Mar 1866

Claimant or beneficiary


  1. Rachel, Sarah and David Dias Fernandes were the legatees of Esther Dias Fernandes (who died in Jamaica in 1825). This Esther was the widow of Jacob Dias Fernandes (q.v.).

  2. Rachel, Sarah and David Dias Fernandes were the children of Isaac Dias Fernandes and his wife Esther (this Esther died in Whitechapel in 1853). In 1851, Esther Dias [sic - Fernandes not written], widow, age 88, gentlewoman, was living at 54 Great Prescott Street, Whitechapel, with her children Rebecca Dias, age 70, gentlewoman, born Jamaica, David Dias, age 66, merchant, born Jamaica, Sarah Aguilar, widow, age 64, gentlewoman, born Jamaica, and Rachel Dias, age 59, gentlewoman, born Middlesex, plus a lodger and two servants. In 1861, Rachel and her sister Rebecca were living at 17 Westbourne Square in the household of their nephew Emanuel Aguilar.

  3. The will of Rachel Dias Fernandes late of 21 Westbourne Park Crescent, spinster, who died there 11/03/1866 was proved by the oath of Abigail Rebecca Samuda of 32 Aldridge Road Villas, Westbourne Park, executrix. Effects under £1000.


  1. T71/99 18.

  2. Ancestry.com, England & Wales, Civil Registration Death Index, 1837-1915 [database online]; 1851 and 1861 censuses online.

  3. National Probate Calendar 1866.

We are grateful to David Barker for his assistance with compiling this entry.

Further Information

died unmarried
Wealth at death

Associated Claims (2)

£106 7s 0d
£147 15s 9d

Relationships (4)

Legatee → Testator
Daughter → Father
Sister → Brother

Addresses (2)

21 Westbourne Park Crescent, London, Middlesex, London, England
54 Great Prescott Street, Whitechapel, London, Middlesex, South-east England, England