Stephen Peter Godin

???? - 1787


Owner of a pen in St Catherine, Jamaica, on the death of the tenant-for-life, Elizabeth Bouffan. It seems likely that the pen was inherited from Solomon Bouffan, who owned 215 acres of land in St Catherine and who died in 1750.

  1. The will of Stephen Peter Godin of Southgate, Middlesex, Esquire was proved 29/03/1787. The will, which is in places hard to read, has not been fully analysed by LBS but appears to contain no reference to slave-property in Jamaica. His executors included his son-in-law Godfrey Thornton, later a Governor of the Bank of England; his grandson William Astell (ne Thornton) was MP for Bridgewater 1807-1832 and for Bedfordshire 1841-1847.


Will of Elizabeth Bouffan, PROB 11/1114/361;

  1. PROB 11/1151/322; [accessed 24/03/2020].

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Stephen Peter Godin was the remainderman of a pen in St Catherine of which Elizabeth Bouffan then Delap was tenant-for-life ...

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Southgate, Middlesex, London, England