Henry Strudwicke

???? - 1760


The Henry Strudwicke shown as owner of the estate Pantre Pant 1758-1760 and subsequently as previous owner was the Henry Strudwicke whose will leaving unspecified property in Jamaica was made in 1760 and proved in London in 1772. Pantre Pant was in receivership or in the hands of the mortgagee during Strudwicke's life.

  1. Henry Strudwick was listed in the Jamaican Quit Rent books for 1754 as the owner of 105 acres of land in St George, 1002 acres in St Mary and 841 acres in St James, total 1948 acres.

  2. Will of Henry Strudwicke of St Catherine Jamaica made in 1760 proved 02/12/1772. He left real estate in England to his wife and daughter. He left his property in Jamaica in trust to secure an annuity of £120 currency p.a. to Sarah Walter Bolt a 'free mulatta', the mother of his two reputed children Edward Strudwicke and Theodosia Strudwicke, £20 currency p.a. to Sarah Walter Bolt's mother, and £100 p.a. currency to each of his natural children. His wife and daughter were his residuary legatees.

  3. John Tharp IV in 1789 negotiated in England with Henry Strudwick's daughter, by then married to the Rev. George Warrington, and paid the couple £3000 to relinquish their claim on Pantre Pant.


Cambridgeshire Archives, Tharp Papers. 5 Dec, 1760. Copy of Will of Henry Strudwick of St. Catherine who bequeathed estate in England (not specified) to Mary his wife with reversion to their daughter Mary, and estate in Jamaica (not specified) to trustees to provide annuities for relatives. Reference: R/55/7/122/(d)/1. Probate, 2 Dec, 1772.

  1. 'A List of landholders in the Island of Jamaica together with the number of acres each person possessed taken from the quit rent books in the year 1754', TNA CO 142/31 transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Samples2/1754lead.htm.

  2. PROB 11/983/137.

  3. A.E. Furness, 'The Tharp Estates in Jamaica', https://fgsj.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/The-Tharp-Estates-in-Jamaica-by-A-E-Furness.pdf [accessed 07/04/2020] p. 13.

Further Information


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
1758 [EA] - 1760 [LA] → Owner
1761 [EA] - 1777 [LA] → Previous owner

Relationships (2)

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