Martin Byam

???? - 1805


Biography

  1. Will of Martin Byam of Antigua but now residing at Lyndhurst Hampshire proved 21/10/1805. Under the will he left £1000 to his wife, £2000 to his son Samuel, provided an annuity for his son Samuel (£200 p.a.) for his service as manager of the estate in Antigua, and left further monetary legacies of: £2000 to his daughter Elizabeth Muller; £1000 each to her four children; £2000 to each of his nephew William Byam and niece Louisa Byam, son and daughter of his late brother Edward Byam. He identified his brothers as William Byam and Edward Byam, and left his residual estate for life to his brother William and William's eldest son with remainder then to his nephew William Henry Byam, son of his late brother Edward.

Sources

  1. PROB 11/1431/281

Further Information

Absentee?
Transatlantic?
Spouse
Elizabeth Warner nee Blizard
Children
s.p. with Elizabeth Warner nee Blizard; two probably natural children Samuel, Elizabeth

Associated Claims (1)

£4,128 14s 6d
Previous owner (not making a claim)

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
1755 [SY] - 1805 [EY] → Owner

Relationships (7)

Son-in-law → Father-in-law
Brothers
Father-in-law → Son-in-law
Deceased Husband → Widow
Uncle → Nephew
Father → Natural Son
Notes →
Inferred by...
Father → Daughter
Notes →
Possibly natural...

Addresses (1)

Lyndhurst, Hampshire, Wessex, England