William Home 8th Earl of Home

???? - 1761


Husband of Elizabeth Lawes nee Gibbons, later the Dowager Countess of Home (q.v.).

William Earl Of Home of Britain, peer. Estate probated in Jamaica in 1763. Slave-ownership at probate: 0 of whom 0 were listed as male and 0 as female. 0 were listed as boys, girls or children. Total value of estate at probate: £3780 Jamaican currency of which £0 currency was the value of enslaved people. Estate valuation included £0 currency cash, £3780 currency debts and £0 currency plate.


Trevor Burnard, Database of Jamaican inventories, 1674-1784.

Further Information

Elizabeth Lawes (nee Gibbons)

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
1742 [EA] - 1752 [LA] → Joint owner

Shown as co-owner in 1752 although his estranged wife rather than the Earl is later shown as the owner.

Relationships (1)

Second Husband → Wife

Inventories (1)