Dame Elizabeth Rachel Ann Laroche formerly Archbould (née Yeamans)

???? - 1781


Antiguan heiress, married (1) William Yeamans Archbould (2) Sir James Laroche (q.v.). Under her will 'of St James, Westminster but died at Bath' proved 14/02/1781, she left her interest in slave-property in Antigua to her husband Sir James Laroche, with the recommendation to him that in the absence of issue he should in turn leave the estates to Samuel Eliot of Antigua. The property she owned possibly included the Archboulds & Brown estate and the estate that became Laroche's.


PROB 11/1074/226; Vere Langford Oliver History of Antigua Vol. I p.8 'Pedigree of Archibald.'

Further Information

Maiden Name
Sir James Laroche

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
Previous owner

Inferred to have been one of the estates on Antigua left by Dame Elizabeth LaRoche to her second husband c. 1781.

Relationships (2)

Wife → Husband
Deceased Wife → Widower