Thomas Howard Griffith

???? - 1823


Father of Thomas Griffith of New Place Southampton (q.v.), to whom he left his Windsor estate. Thomas H. Griffith was Speaker of the House of Assembly in Barbados 1819-1821.

  1. Will of Hon. Thomas Howard Griffith of St George Barbados (made in 1821) proved 11/03/1826. Under the will he left Windsor and all his other real estate to his eldest son Thomas, £3000 currency to his son William, £4000 currency to his son Daniel, £4000 currency to his son Abel, £3000 currency to his daughter Lucy Cobham, an annuity of £100 p.a. currency to his son Charles. He charged his Windsor estate with £10,000 for his daughter Jane Abel, wife of John Bran[d]ford Lane, and their children, other than the child entitled to succeed to the Castle Grant estate then in possession of John Bran[d]ford Lane (q.v.). This clause of the will was litigated in Benson v Benson in 1835 by Jane Abel's estranged second husband.


  1. PROB 11/1710/154. See the entry for Thomas Griffith of New Place Southampton for Benson v Benson.

Further Information

Married but no further details
Lucy Cobham; Jane Abel; Thomas; William; Daniel

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
1817 [EA] - 1823 [LA] → Owner

Relationships (2)

Father → Son
Father-in-law → Son-in-law