Elizabeth Phipps

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A lunatic of Gloucester, originally awarded the compensation for 18 enslaved people in St Andrew, Jamaica, which was then revoked and reawarded to her committee in lunacy.  


T71/865 St Andrew no.359. Elizabeth Phipps Gloucester owner-in-fee. Vide also a letter from W.G. Balton (sp?) stating that Eliz. Phipps is a lunatic and praying that the compensation money may not be paid to Mr J. P. Hood who holds a power of attorney from claimant. 1843 Award revoked and awarded for transfer of stock dated 14 June 1843 to the Rev. Chas. Gostling (sp?) Turner [=Townley], as Committee E Phipps lunatic. T71/1593 p 160 09/04/1836 letter to J. Phipps Hood, St John New Brunswick agent of Mrs Elizabeth Phipps acknowledging withdrawal of CC. Letter 05/03/1835 from J Phipps Hood at Customs St John NB, saying that he had learned that Joseph Gordon had filed a claim, that Joseph Gordon had no power from J Phipps Hood, who begged no payment be made to Joseph Gordon; J Phipps Hood had left Jamaica 1825, given power of attorney to Joseph Gordon then, but returned until 1831; 'I have further to observe that I am the only Person who ever received a power from Miss [sic] Phipps; and upon her decease the property becomes mine'. 'by making the payment to him it may lead me into endless litigation unjustly '. Letter 10/06/1843 from Joseph Wright saying the Rev Charles Gostling Townley of Ilchester Place North Brixton had been made committee of Elizabeth Phipps' estate.

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Associated Claims (1)

£339 9s 2d
Awardee (Owner-in-fee)

Associated Estates (1)

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
1820 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Owner

Addresses (1)

Gloucester, Gloucestershire, South-west England, England