Burch Hothersall

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Biography

  1. Son of John Hothersall (1654-1694) and his wife Meliora (nee Drax?). Not to be confused with his uncle Burch Hothersall, who was: born March 1664; entered Merchant Taylors' School, 11/09/1679; MA Oxford 1682; from Emanuel College, Cambridge; Member of Council, Barbados; died about 1698.

  2. Brother and heir of Thomas Hothersall of Giddy Hall (q.v.). His daughter Elizabeth married (as her second husband) Francis Ford of Lears and a second daughter Ann married Harry or Henry Slingsby. Hothersall's indebtedness to the Lascelles family is detailed by Simon D. Smith.

  3. Burch's sister Meliora married Richard Hallett of Stedcombe Manor, himself the descendant of Barbados slave-owners.

  4. There was a Burch Hothersall buried in St John's Church, Croydon, 30/03/1731.


Sources

  1. James C. Brandow, Genealogies of Barbados Families: From Caribbeana and the Journal of the Barbados Museum and Historical Society (1983) p. 357.

  2. Simon D. Smith, Slavery, family and gentry capitalism in the British Atlantic pp. 148-9.

  3. Brandow, Genealogies p. 357; the will of Richard Hallett of Axmouth, PROB 11/755/374; George Philip R. Pulman, The Book of the Axe (1854) pp. 467, 471.

  4. Ancestry.com, Surrey, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1812 [database online].

We are grateful to Mark Turner for his assistance with compiling this entry.


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
1710 [EA] - → Heir

In the will of Thomas Hothersall proved 1710 he left his estate, inferred to be Hothersalls, to his brother Burch.


Legacies Summary

Cultural (2)

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Portrait of Burch Hothersall, reportedly held by Emmanuel College Cambridge. The Book of Rarities in the University of Cambridge by Charles Henry Hartshorne (1829) p. 499 showed the portrait in the... 
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Paintings
Portrait of Burch Hothersall, reportedly held by Emmanuel College... 
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Relationships (4)

Grandfather → Grandson
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Burch Hothersall's daughter Elizabeth married Francis Ford of Lears: their son was Francis the 1st...
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Grandfather → Grandson
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Burch Hothersall's daughter Elizabeth married Francis Ford of Lears: their son was Francis the 1st...
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