George Sharpe

???? - 1807


Owner, according to his will, of unnamed slave-property on St Vincent, identified from the compensation records as being or including the Redemption estate, the compensation for which was paid to his son George Henry Sharpe (q.v.).

  1. Will of George Sharpe of the island of St Vincent proved 21/04/1807. Under the will he left his St Vincent property in trust to secure an annuity of £600 p.a. (rising to £800 p.a. when his debts had been repaid) to his wife, identified as Christian. He also identified his house as The Views in the County of Huntingdon, and his son with Christian as George Henry Sharpe, who was the main beneficiary of George Sharpe's will, after several legacies of £500 to his nieces and nephews.

  2. In 1797 he was given as George Sharpe of Graffham House near Bugden [now Buckden] in Huntingdon when he received a £3000 loan as one of the Exchequer Bill loans to 'planters and merchants of St Vincent.' His security for £6000 was Alexander Learmonth of Nicholas Lane.


  1. PROB 11/1460/124.

  2. Museum of London in Docklands 681 98 Exchequer Bill Receipts for Grenada and St Vincent Loan No. 20 17/07/1795.

Further Information

Married but no further details
George Henry

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
- 1807 [EY] → Owner

Relationships (4)

Father → Son
Uncle → Niece

Addresses (2)

Graffham House, Buckden, Huntingdonshire, Central England, England
The Views, Huntingdon, Huntingdonshire, Central England, England