Henry Poole of Woodford

???? - 1803


Of London. With Thomas Harrison he became co-mortgagee of Grand Roi and Mon Plaisir in Grenada in 1787, with Harrison assigning his interest in the mortgage to Poole before his [Harrison's] death c. 1791, and Poole selling the mortgage to Joseph Marryat in 1799.

  1. Will of Henry Poole of Woodford proved 24/01/1803. He left monetary legacies of £1000 each to several individuals including the attorney Ambrose Weston and Poole's late partner Richard Lawrence, and his residuary estate after the death of his wife Statira [?] to Robert Blake of Asholt Somerset and his [Poole's] nephews James Poole and Francis Poole, both also of Somerset. The will makes no reference to the West Indies or 'slave-property'.


  1. PROB 11/1385/251

Further Information


Associated Estates (2)

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
1787 [EA] - 1799 [LA] → Mortgage Holder
1787 [EA] - 1799 [LA] → Mortgage Holder

Legacies Summary

Commercial (1)

Harrison and Poole
West India merchant  

Relationships (3)

Business associates
Testator → Legatee
Executor → Testator
Notes →
Henry Poole merchant of London who was an executor of John Woodville has been inferred by LBS to have been the same man as Henry Poole of Woodford. ...

Addresses (1)

Woodford, Essex, South-east England, England