Edward Carleton Cumberbatch

1st Sep 1765 - 1st Aug 1821


  1. Slave-owner on Barbados, dying in Bristol in 1821. He disinherited his son, also Edward Carleton Cumberbatch (1795-1835, headmaster of Hitchin Grammar School), for marrying Mary Gertrude Ashe. His estates passed to his daughter and son-in-law Sarah and Stephen Cave.

  2. Son of Abraham Carleton, who inherited Cleland and The Farm plantations in Barbados under the will of his grandfather Abraham Cumberbatch and changed his surname to Cumberbatch. Mother was Elizabeth nee Trent. Married Sarah Howell 09/09/1794. Part owner of Nicholas and Ebworth plantations with his brother John Trent Cumberbatch.


  1. James C. Brandow, Genealogies of Barbados Families p. 545.

  2. Detailed, fully sourced genealogy available at 'Cumberbatch Family History', http://cumberbatch.one-name.net/getperson.php?personID=I573&tree=001 [accessed 09/02/2017].

We are grateful to Bob Cumberbatch for his assistance with compiling this entry.

Further Information

Sarah Howell
Edward Carleton (1795-1835), Sarah (1797-1862)

Associated Estates (5)

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
1817 [EA] - 1821 [LA] → Joint owner
1823 [EA] - 1826 [LA] → Previous owner
1817 [EA] - 1817 [LA] → Attorney
1817 [EA] - 1821 [LA] → Joint owner
1823 [EA] - 1826 [LA] → Previous owner

Relationships (7)

Father → Son
Uncle → Nephew
Father-in-law → Son-in-law
Father → Daughter

Addresses (1)

Bristol, Gloucestershire, South-west England, England