Elizabeth Osborn (née Alpress)

???? - 1846

Claimant or beneficiary


Awarded the compensation for 4 estates in Jamaica with Joseph Brooks Yates (q.v.), as trustees and executor and executrix of Kean Osborn (q.v.), and in one case (Montpelier) as part-owner.

  1. Will of Kean Osborn, Upper Harley Street Cavendish Square proved  22/09/1821. The son (also named Kean) of Kean Osborn and Elizabeth had been baptised at St Marylebone 08/07/1783. The will of Margaret Eleanor Alpress, widow of Samuel Alpress, proved 1797, identifies Elizabeth Osborn wife of Kean Osborn as Margaret Eleanor Alpress's daughter.

  2. Will of Elizabeth Osborn [now residing at No. 74 Grande Rue de Chaillot, Champs Elysees] Paris France proved 23/04/1846. In the will she refers to the absolute powers of appointment over estates in Jamaica including Caswell Hill, Richmond Park and then some estates not specified in Kean Osborn's will, including Montpelier and Mount Ephraim. She left the estates in trust to Rev Willoughby Crewe, John Ashley of Ashley Hall Jamaica and Ambrose Humphreys (q.v.),the first two for the benefit of Henry Crewe the second son of Rev. Willoughby Crewe with remainder to Offley Crewe his older brother; and the second two to her grand-daughters Margaret Eleanor Osborn and Arabella Catherine Montgomery. In a codicil she revoked the legacy of Caswell Hill and Richmond Park to Henry Crewe and left them instead to her daughter Frances Eliza Osborn.


T71/915 Clarendon no. 278 (Richmond Park); T71/867 St Thomas-in-the-East 299 ('Mount Pelier' or Montpelier) and 300 (Mount Ephraim); T71/858 Vere no. 65 (Caswell Hill).

  1. PROB 11/1642; Ancestry.com, London, England, Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1812 [database online]; PROB 11/1288, transcribed at http://parcelofribbons.co.uk [accessed 23/04/2012].

  2. PROB 11/2034/301.

Further Information

Maiden Name
Kean Osborn
Kean Osborn; Elizabeth; Frances Eliza

Associated Claims (4)

£1,846 8s 0d
Awardee (Executor or executrix)
£2,948 9s 1d
Awardee (Owner-in-fee)
£2,912 11s 6d
Awardee (Executor or executrix)
£7,029 16s 1d
Awardee (Executor or executrix)

Associated Estates (2)

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
1826 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Owner
1820 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Executrix

Relationships (8)

Daughter → Father
Daughter → Mother
Widow → Deceased Husband
Testator → Trustee
Mother → Son
Grandmother → Grand-daughter
Grandmother → Grand-daughter
Mother-in-law → Daughter-in-law

Addresses (1)

London, London, England