Louisa Barnett (née Lawrence)

???? - 26th Sep 1871

Claimant or beneficiary


Wife of Samuel Boyd Barnett (q.v.), a physician who claimed compensation for ownership of enslaved persons on Tripoli estate, St Ann, Jamaica, in right of his wife.

  1. Born [Louisa Senior Lawrence] in St Ann, Jamaica, c. 1808 and married before 1835. In the censuses for England 1841-1871 in London, living in a lodging house on Manchester Street, Marylebone (1841), St John’s Place, Marylebone (1851), 3 Greville Place (1861) and 2 Clarendon Gardens, Paddington (1871). Her husband died in 1872 and his death was registered in Kensington, London.

  2. Louisa Barnett, widow of 39 Richmond Road, Westbourne Grove, Middlesex, died 26/09/1874. This is a very likely match as her will was proved by her executor William Whitehorne Lawrence (q.v.), who had also owned property in St. Ann, Jamaica. Effects under £200. Her death was registered in Kensington Q3 1874; she was age 69.


T71/857 St Ann claim no. 541 (Tripoli).

  1. 1841-1871 censuses online.

  2. National Probate Calendar (1874). FreeUKGen, England and Wales Free BMD Database, Deaths, 1837-1983 [database online].

Further Information

Maiden Name
Samuel Boyd Barnett
Wealth at death

Associated Claims (1)

£520 11s 4d

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
1826 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Joint owner

Relationships (2)

Wife → Husband
Daughter → Mother

Addresses (5)

17 Dorset Place, Dorset Square, Marylebone, London, Middlesex, London, England
2 Clarendon Gardens, Paddington, London, Middlesex, London, England
3 Greville Place, London, Middlesex, London, England
3 St John’s Place, Marylebone, London, Middlesex, London, England
39 Richmond Road, Westbourne Grove, London, Middlesex, London, England