Charles John Warner of the island of Bequia

???? - 1801


Slave-owner of Bequia. Son of Charles Warner of Mount Pleasant. At the time of compensation, two of his sons-in-law - Thomas Osborn of Frenchay and Stephen Briggs of Weir End, Ross, Herefordshire - came forward to claim under Charles John Warner's will.

  1. Will of Charles John Warner of the island of Bequia proved 15/10/1801. Under the will he left his sugar plantations in trust to secure an annuity of £500 p.a. to his wife Deborah, and to support his three daughters (Jane Ann, Deborah Margaret and Charles [sic] Maria) and two sons (Charles John and Thomas Hodge Warner) until they reached 21, when he left each of his daughters £5000 and each of his sons one moiety of his sugar estates.

  2. Articles of Agreement of 18/08/1786 traces the transfer by Thomas Hankey et al., assigns of Mills and Swanston, of an estate of 300 acres with 80 enslaved people known as 'Stathams, Lasticks or Augiers', originally owned by Robert Henvill of Bequia and mortgaged by him to Sherland Swanston and John Mills, to Charles John Warner with finance from Samuel Span senior.


Email from Nicola Redway 07/06/2017 sourced to St Kitts BMD records, St Vincent registry deeds and the will of Charles Warner (from the St Vincent registry).

  1. PROB 11/1365/57. The will is indexed as 'Beqina.'

  2. Deed Book 1787, British Library, EAP688/1/1/2, pp. 165-177.

We are grateful to Nicola Redway for providing this information.

Associated Claims (2)

£2,268 0s 3d
Previous owner (not making a claim)
£2,590 6s 8d
Previous owner (not making a claim)

Associated Estates (4)

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
- 1801 [EY] → Owner

Charles John Warner of Bequia died in 1801 leaving his sugar estates to his sons Charles John and Thomas Hodge Warner

- 1800 [LA] → Mortgage Holder
- 1801 [EY] → Joint owner

The estate was registered to the heirs of Isaac Arrindell and Charles John Warner in 1825

1786 [SY] - → Owner

Relationships (9)

Father-in-law → Son-in-law
Father-in-law → Son-in-law
Son → Father
Brother → Sister
Uncle → Nephew
Uncle → Nephew
Father → Daughter
Father-in-law → Son-in-law
Mortgagee → Mortgagor