Thomas Shekell

10th Nov 1780 - 2nd May 1852

Claimant or beneficiary


Thomas Shekell, co-owner of Mountain Spring estate in Westmoreland Jamaica by virtue of his wife Hannah, daughter of James Hilton or Hylton.

  1. Thomas Shekell, son of Thomas Shekell of Pebworth and Elizabeth Steevens, born at Little Comberton Worcestershire, 10/11/1780. Lord of the Manors of Pebworth and Little Comberton. JP for Worcestershire. Married Hannah (1788-1865) daughter of James Hilton of Tarvin, Co. Chester. The 1841 census shows Thomas aged 55, Hannah aged 50, William aged 25, Charlotte 20 and Mary 20 all living at Pebworth. Will of Thomas Shekell of Pebworth proved 11/08/1852.


T71/871 Westmoreland claim no. 701

  1. Joseph Jackson Howard, ed. Visitation of England and Wales (14 vols., Privately printed, 1893-1906), Vol. 6, pp. 68-69, Shekell of Pebworth Co. Gloucester and Little Comberton Co. Worcester. Children and life dates are drawn from the family tree contained there; 1841 census online; PROB 11/2158.

Further Information

Hannah Hilton (or Hylton)
Elizabeth, Priscilla, Laetitia, William Bonner, Charlotte, Mary Hannah, John Hilton, Thomas Ste[e]vens, Harriot

Associated Claims (1)

£817 5s 6d
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
1834 [EA] - → Joint owner

Relationships (1)

Husband → Wife

Addresses (2)

Little Comberton, Evesham, Worcestershire, West Midlands, England
Pebworth, Worcestershire, South-west England, England