Sir Stephen Anderson 3rd Bart.

1708 - 19th Feb 1773


Absentee slave-owner on Barbados, owner of Byde Mill of which reportedly he first came into possession as the committee of the lunatic Henry Roberts. Sir Stephen Anderson 3rd bart. was baptised 15 November 1708 at St. Andrew's Church, Holborn, London, the son of Sir Stephen Anderson, 2nd Bt. and Anne Lumley. He married (1) Elizabeth Barne, daughter of Miles Barne, on 27 January 1731/32; (2) Mary Elsegood, daughter of W. Elsgood, on 2 April 1771 at Haddington, East Lothian, Scotland. Succeeded to the title of 3rd Baronet Anderson, of Eyworth, Bedfordshire, 21 October 1741. Died age 64 at Eyworth, Bedfordshire, without surviving issue. On his death, the baronetcy became extinct.

  1. Will of Sir Stephen Anderson of Eyeworth Bedfordshire (made 24 February 1772) was probated on 25 February 1773. Under the will he entailed his unnamed estate (and enslaved people) in Barbados to his wife with remainder to his great-niece and great-nephew.


John Burke and John Bernard Burke, A genealogical and heraldic history of the extinct and dormant baronetcies of England, Ireland and Scotland (London, 1838, 2nd edn., 1841, p. 9. For further details of the later Byde Mill House estate in Barbados see entry for Ellys Anderson Stephens and claim Barbados 3777 (Byde Mill). See also entry for Mary Ann Walton, 1793-1863.

  1. PROB 11/984/428.

Further Information

(1) Elizabeth Barne; (2) Mary Elsgood
By (1) Stephen, died young

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
- 1773 [LA] → Previous owner

Relationships (2)

Testator → Legatee
Notes →
Ellys Anderson Stephens was the great-nephew of Sir Stephen Anderson. ...
Husband → Wife

Addresses (1)

Eyeworth, Bedfordshire, Central England, England