Eleanor Brady Barnett

1785 - 11th May 1861


Daughter of Hon. William Barnett II (q.v.) and sister of Ann Brady Smith (nee Barnett) and William Barnett III of Arcadia (both of whom q.v.). She owned a group of nine enslaved people attached to Arcadia whom she sold in 1825 to the Hankeys.

  1. In 1851 Eleanor Barnett unmarried aged 75 born Jamaica 'Income from Interest of Money' was head of household at No. 3 Witham Terrace Liscard Cheshire, with her niece Frances Charlton and two servants. In 1861 she was living aged 86 'aunt-in-law' of Annet[t]e Judge at Leighton, Montgomeryshire, where she died Q2 1861.

  2. Eleanor Brady Barnett died 11/05/1861 at the Parsonage, Leighton, near Welshpool, age 85.


  1. 1851 and 1861 censuses online; Ancestry.com, Eleanor Brady Barnett in the England & Wales, Civil Registration Death Index, 1837-1915 [database online].

  2. Cheshire Observer 18/05/1861.

We are grateful to Anne Rainsbury for her assistance with compiling this entry.

Further Information

died unmarried

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
1821 [EA] - 1821 [LA] → Seller

Seller of nine people on Arcadia to the Hankeys c. 1821.

Relationships (4)

Sister → Brother
Daughter → Father
Daughter → Mother
Notes →
Eleanor Brady Barnett's baptism record of 10/05/1785 shows her father as Wm Barnett and mother as Elizabeth Everett Barnett, FHL Film Number: 1291671 Reference ID: p.15, Ancestry.com Eleanor...

Addresses (2)

3 Withamfield Terrace, Liscard, Cheshire, North-west England, England
The Parsonage, Leighton, Montgomeryshire, Mid-Wales, Wales