Sir Wastel Brisco 2nd Bart.

1778 - 1st Oct 1862

Claimant or beneficiary


Son of Sir John Brisco 1st bart., and Caroline Alicia Fleming, daughter of Gilbert Fane Fleming and grand-daughter of Gilbert Fleming, Deputy Governor of the Leewards.

  1. Married Sarah Lester Ladbrooke at St Marylebone 18/11/1806; divorced in a spectacular conflict in the late 1810s; will of Sir Wastel Brisco of Crofton Hall in the parish of Thursby Cumberland who died 01/10/1862 proved 13/02/1863 by Sir Robert Brisco of Crofton Hall the son the sole executor, personal estate under £14000.

  2. Sir Wastel Brisco inherited among other property on St Kitts Shadwell Great House, which is extant.


George Edward Cokayne, editor, The Complete Baronetage, 5 volumes (no date (c. 1900); reprint, Gloucester, U.K., Alan Sutton Publishing, 1983), Vol. V, p. 223.

  1., London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921 [database online]; National Probate Calendar 1863.

  2. Heritage Sites of St Kitts [accessed 26/04/2011].

Further Information

Name in compensation records
Sir Wastel Briscoe
Sarah Lester Ladbrooke
Robert (1808-1884), Hylton (1810-1896), Wastel (1812-1835)
Wealth at death
Oxford (Christ Church) [1797-1800 ]
Legal Education
Inner Temple (12/02/1801); Lincoln's Inn (19/11/1801) [1801 ]

Associated Claims (4)

£3,482 17s 6d
£2,728 15s 7d
£784 11s 10d
£3,613 0s 11d

Associated Estates (4)

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
1825 [EA] - 1835 [LA] → Owner
1825 [EA] - 1835 [LA] → Joint owner
1825 [EA] - 1835 [LA] → Owner
1825 [EA] - 1835 [LA] → Joint owner

Legacies Summary

Physical (1)

Country house
Orton Park (originally Hylton Castle) 
description →
Orton Park, originally Hylton Castle, built in the 1830s by Sir Wastel Brisco for his son Hylton. Mid 19th additions. Grade II; at on point, a County Council Home, but sold c. 2011....

Political (1)

Local Government
office →
1813 - 1814

Relationships (4)

Son → Father
Son → Mother
Great-nephew → Great-uncle
Grandson → Grandfather

Addresses (2)

11 Beaumont Street, London, Middlesex, London, England
Crofton Hall, Thursby, Cumberland, Northern England, England