Samuel Estwick of Berkeley Street and Barbados

1736 - 1795


MP for Westbury 1779-1795, Agent for Barbados 1778-1792, father of Samuel Eswtick II.

  1. Will of Samuel Estwick of St Marylebone proved 03/12/1795. Under the will he left monetary legacies of £1200 each to his younger children and confirmed the transmission of his [unnamed] estate in Barbados, which he had previously settled on his son Samuel in his marriage settlement dated 1793. His son's will indicates the estate was Cooper's Hill.

Sources [accessed 23/10/2015]; the entry in the 1790-1820 volume is more explicit on Estwick's opposition to the abolition of the slave-trade, [accessed 23/10/2015].

  1. PROB 11/1268/124.

Further Information

(1) Elizabeth Frere (2) Grace Langford
Oxford (Queen's) [1753 ]

Legacies Summary

Historical (1)

Considerations on the Negroe Cause Commonly So Called addressed to the Right Honourable Lord Mansfield Lord Chief Justice of the King's... 1772 

Political (1)

Tory / West India interest 
election →
Westbury Wiltshire
1779 - 1795

Relationships (4)

Father → Son
Father → Son
Father → Daughter
Father → Son

Addresses (1)

Berkeley Street, London, Middlesex, London, England