Profile & Legacies Summary
???? - 1803
Brother and heir of Robert Cliff (q.v.), dying c. 1803-4.
- Will of Joseph Cliffe otherwise Cliff formerly of Bromhall [sic, in fact Broomhall] in the UK but now of Demerara cotton planter [made in 1803] proved 26/07/1804. He left £500, the interest of which was to go to the poor of a number of Cheshire parishes; he left £1000 each to his siblings John Washington [Cliff], Jack Needham [Cliff], Richard [Cliff], Catherine Skerrett and Mary Cliffe, and put £2000 in trust, the interest on £1000 of which was for his brother William and his children and on the other £1000 for his brother George and his children. He also left £200 in trust for Trutchell Parry of Demerary and a further £200 in trust for 'the negro boy called Columbia now living in Great Britain'. After further monetary legacies including £2300 to William Turba of Market Drayton for the latter's children, he made his residuary legatee Joseph Cliffe the son of his brother John.
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
1799 [EA] - → Heir
Broomhall, Nantwich, Cheshire, North-west England, England