Thomas Brewster

???? - 1765


  1. Will of Thomas Brewster widower of St Michael Barbados proved 07/07/1766. Under the will he left £4000 currency to each of his two sons Thomas Brewster and Christopher Sedgwick Brewster and £2000 currency to his daughter Elizabeth Martha Brewster, as well as smaller annuities and monetary legacies. He instructed his executors to 'ship off bad, weak sickly and disorderly slaves' from his estate called Warrens and entitled them to sell sugars to 'foreign markets' if they saw fit. His residuary heir was his son John, then his other sons and daughter.


  1. PROB 11/920/199

Further Information

Catherine Devonish
Thomas; Christopher Sedgwick; Elizabeth Martha

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
- 1765 [EY] → Owner

Thomas Brewster has bought the estate c. 1762 or 1763 from Rowland Blackman (whose wife's property it was). Brewster had according to Blackman not paid the balance of the purchase price before he died in 1765.