Sarah Corfe (née Crafts)

???? - 8th Nov 1828


Butler Corfe, in his will made 7/06/1822, proved 17/01/1823, bequeathed his fifth part or share in a plantation called Retrieve situate in the island of Leguan in the colony of Essequibo purchased from (sister-in-law) Martha Gater to his son George, son-in-law James Coulthred and a John Sharman, Great Coram Street, Brunswick Square. Date of acquisition from Martha not specified.

His widow Sarah Corfe, in her will made 5/04/1824, proved 28/02/1826, bequeathed her 'one-sixth or some other part' of the residue of her late brother George's estate real and personal in the colonies of Essequibo and Demerary to her four children: George Corfe, Elizabeth Corfe, William Thomas Corfe, and Margaret Coulthred.

Sarah Corfe was the daughter of Daniel and Martha Crafts, who married Butler Corfe in Twickenham, 25/10/1787.

Memorial inscription in All Saints, Isleworth, Middlesex: Sacred to the memory of / Mr. BUTLER CORFE / of Whitton / who died July 24th 1822 / aged 65 years / Also Mrs. SARAH CORFE / wife of the above / who died November 8th 1825 / in the 59th year of her age / Also JOSEPH CORFE / son of the above / who died March 10th 1820 / aged 14 years / Also MARGARET COULTHRED / daughter of the above / who died March 31st 1833 / aged 34 years / Also GEORGE / son of the above / who died December 22nd 1846 / aged 57 years / Also WILLIAM THOMAS CORFE / son of the above / who died May 20th 1860 / aged 64 years / Also ELIZABETH / daughter of the above / died 1871 / aged 87.


PROB 11/1665, will of Butler Corfe.

PROB 11/1708, will of Sarah Corfe., England, Phillimore Marriage Registers, 1531-1913 [database online]., Middlesex Monumental Inscriptions [database online].

We are grateful to Joan Dyer for her assistance with compiling this entry.

Further Information

Maiden Name
Butler Corfe

Relationships (3)

Wife → Husband
Sister → Brother

Addresses (1)

Isleworth, Middlesex, South-east England, England