Elizabeth Lovell (née Osborne)

???? - 1830


Executrix, universal heir and widow of Robert Lovell Doctor of Physick, whose will was proved 30/04/1823.

  1. Will of Elizabeth Lovell widow of [Begbrook in the parish of] Winterbourne Gloucestershire [made in 1829] proved 12/06/1830. In the will she left personal possessions in a meticulous distribution among friends and family, and left financial legacies totalling several thousand pounds to the heirs of a series of dead Barbadian connections, explaining that the legacies were compensation for the unpaid debts of her father Samuel Osborne, his estate having been exhausted before repayment of all his obligations. She left monetary legacies totalling over £20,000 to her late husband's nieces and/or their husbands. She manumitted 'my negro servant William Ray Osborne', and left him £200 and an annuity of £15 p.a.; she also left an annuity of £15 p.a. to 'my negro servant Mary Ray Osborne', both resident in the Island of Barbados. Her executors were George Gibbs and Jonathan Blenman [III]. Her will identified Edward Lovell as her late husband's brother.

  2. In 1830 the executors of Elizabeth Lovell's will advertised for the next of kin of several of the dead Barbadian individuals named in the will to claim their legacies.


PROB 11/1669/456.

  1. PROB 11/1772/309.

  2. London Gazette 18721 27 August 1830 p.1839.

Further Information

Maiden Name
Robert Lovell

Relationships (4)

Testator → Executor
Aunt → Nephew
Notes →
John Randall Phillips jun. was described as the nephew of her late husband Robert Lovell in the will of Elizabeth Lovell nee...
Sister-in-law → Brother-in-law
Widow → Deceased Husband

Addresses (1)

Begbrooke, Winterbourne, Gloucestershire, South-west England, England