Caroline Barnewall

1773 - 1848

Claimant or beneficiary


Of Devonshire Street, London, counterclaimed apparently unsuccessfully for £1000 plus interest from the compensation for the enslaved people on the Redemption estate in St Vincent, as mortgagee on her behalf and on behalf of her trustee William Crooke of St Vincent. She was the niece and legatee of George Sharpe (q.v.), the owner of Redemption who died c. 1807 leaving her £500, when he identified her as the daughter of his sister Anne Wilson and her former husband Robert Barnewall. The will of Robert Barnewall, surgeon of St Vincent proved 01/03/1788 shows her as the sister of Jennetta or Jane Barnewall, the wife of Josias Jackson (q.v.).

  1. Caroline Barnewall aged 75 of 24 Devonshire Street was buried at St Marylebone 13/03/1848. Will of Caroline Barnewall, spinster of St Marylebone, proved 20/03/1848.


T71/892 St Vincent no. 554, which identifies her as of 24 Devonshire Street; PROB 11/1163/92.

  1., London, England, Deaths and Burials, 1813-1980 [database online]; PROB 11/2070/377.

Further Information


Associated Claims (1)

£3,559 16s 1d
Unsuccessful claimant (Mortgagee)

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
- 1807 [EY] → Legatee

Caroline Barnewall was left £500 secured on the estate by her uncle George Sharpe in 1807.

Relationships (2)

Sister-in-law → Brother-in-law
Niece → Uncle

Addresses (1)

24 Devonshire Street, London, Middlesex, London, England