Webbe Hobson

???? - 1817


Owner of the Lancaster estate in Berbice, which was announced to be sold at the petition of Thomas Bond against Webbe Hobson in 1812. A call for creditors was made in 1817 on behalf of the curators of Webbe Hobson deceased (Daniel Allt and Charles Kyte) under an authority dated 21/07/1817. Webbe Hobson was shown as the father and as of St Kitts in the record of William Webbe Hobson's admission as commoner (aged 21) to Trinity Hall Cambridge dated 09/10/1786.

  1. Webbe Hobson was one of the signatories of the address to George III on peace with the American colonies from the West India planters residing in Great Britain and the merchants trading to the said islands in 1783.


London Gazette 16609 02/06/1812 p. 1076; London Gazette 17310 02/12/1817 p. 2445; Ancestry.com, Cambridge University Alumni, 1261-1900 [database online].

  1. London Gazette 12422 11/03/1783 p. 2.

Further Information

Married but no further details
William Webbe

Associated Estates (2)

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
1818 [EA] - 1818 [LA] → Previous owner
- 1811 [LA] → Owner

By authority under an order of 18/04/1811 granted on the petition of Thomas Fryer Layfield as Attorney of Thomas Bond against Webbe Hobson, proprietor of Lancaster plantation on the Correntine Coast division, the estate was to be sold in June 1812. Berbice 17/11/1811.