Leeson Blackwood

???? - 1779


  1. Will of Leeson Blackwood [late of the island of Jamaica but a present residing at] Clifton Gloucestershire [made in 1779] proved 20/01/1780. His executors included Beeston Long senior and junior and Robert Cooper Lee (each of whom q.v.). He left £25 each to his half-brothers and sisters for mourning, and £1000 to his niece Joyce Banks daughter of Stewart and Margaret Banks provided she married with the approbation of Sir John Blackwood and Arthur Johnston of Co. Down. His residuary heir was his nephew Leeson Blackwood (q.v., under Capt. Leeson Blackwood) at 25, failing whom to his nephew Henry. In a codicil he specified that no part of his 'fortune' should be lent by his trustees on the security of West India property, nor to Sir John Blackwood, who was already indebted to him, observing that there should not be such matters between father (i.e. Sir John Blackwood as debtor) and son ([Capt.] Leeson Blackwood, as beneficiary of the trust).


  1. PROB 11/1060/206.

Further Information


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
1768 [EA] - 1768 [LA] → Administrator

Relationships (5)

Uncle → Nephew
Uncle → Nephew
Testator → Trustee
Testator → Trustee
Testator → Trustee

Addresses (1)

Clifton, Gloucestershire, South-west England, England