George Elliott Clarke

14th Jul 1811 - 22nd Feb 1877


Son of Forster Clarke (q.v.) and beneficiary of money from slavery from his father, both through in vivo gifts under his marriage settlement and under the latter's will made in 1838 and proved in 1840. George Elliott Clarke himself was owner of the Stepney estate in Barbados after Emancipation.

  1. The will of George Elliott Clarke of Frampost Sussex who died 23/02/1877 at Frampost proved 21/02/1877, effects under £35,000.

  2. Married (1) 1838, Rebecca Worrell, 1st daughter of Hon. William Grasett of Barbados; (2) 1856, Mary Elizabeth, 3rd daughter of Thomas Ebenezer John Boileau.


Monumental Archive Project shows a wall plaque in St George's Barbados: 'In Remembrance of George Elliott Clarke | Proprietor of Stepney Plantation who died at Frampost | East Grinstead, Sussex, England on the twenty second [sic] of February 1877 | (erected by daughters.)' [accessed 17/12/2017].

  1. National Probate Calendar 1877.

  2. R. L. Arrowsmith (comp.), Charterhouse Register 1769 -1872 (London & Chichester, Phillimore, 1974). Thanks to Catherine Smith, Charterhouse Archivist, for this reference.

Further Information

Married but no further details
Wealth at death
Charterhouse [1824-1828 (or 1829) ]
Trinity, Cambridge [BA 1834 ]
Legal Education
Middle Temple, 1833; called to the Bar 1836

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
- 1877 [LA] → Owner

Legacies Summary

Physical (1)

Pulpit at St Swithuns Church [Built] 
description →
Pulpit at St Swithuns Church, inscribed: To the Glory of God, this pulpit is erected by desire of the late George Elliott Clarke, Esq, of Frampost in this parish, in loving memory of his wife,...

Relationships (1)

Son → Father
Notes →
Eldest son and main...

Addresses (1)

Frampost, East Grinstead, Sussex, South-east England, England