Laurence Nihell

???? - 1822


Planter of Trinidad, native of the Island of St John and dying at Toulouse c.1822, owner of the Eldorado estate in Trinidad in 1813.

  1. Will of Laurence Nihell Doctor of Physic of [the Island of Trinidad now residing at] Toulouse in France was proved 09/09/1822. He left annuities of £200 p.a. to his wife Catherine and £100 p.a. to each of his sons Laurence and Robert and daughters Catherine and Alice, with the remainder of his estate left equally to the five after a legacy of £25 to a charitable cause in Toulouse. (An earlier will of a Laurence Nihell merchant of Antigua had been proved in 1762).


  1. PROB 11/1661/217; PROB 11/875/76.

Further Information

Laurence, Robert, Catherine, Alice

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
1813 [EA] - 1822 [LA] → Owner
1825 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Previous owner

Relationships (1)

Principal → Agent
Notes →
Nassau William Senior was trustee or agent for the widow of Laurence Nihell on the El Dorado estate in...