Eliza Jane Warner (née Ross)

1790 - 1869

Claimant or beneficiary


Awarded the compensation for two enslaved people in Trinidad. Almost certainly the widow of Ashton Warner, the Chief Justice of Trinidad. Mrs Ashton Warner of Trinidad was listed as a subscriber to Charles Shepherd's An Historical Account of the Island of Saint Vincent, published in 1832.

  1. In 1861 Eliza J. Warner ['Clogston' deleted] widow aged 72 born St Vincent annuitant Trinidad West Indies was living at West Borough Wimborne Minster Dorset with her daughter Georgiana or Georgina Clogston [sic] aged 41 householder Trinidad West Indies and grand-daughters Fanny Warner aged 18 born Jamaica, Caroline Clogston aged 16 born Trinidad and Katharine Clogston aged 10 born Trinidad.     

  2. Death of Eliza Jane Warner registered Q3 1869 at Wimborne aged 79.

  3. S.M Clogstone [sic], collector of customs at Trinidad, appeared in Wade's 1832 'Black book' with a pension of £1500 p.a. This was Samuel Matthew Clogstoun (q.v.).

  4. Will of The Honorable Ashton Warner of the Isand of Trinidad proved 03/05/1831. According to genealogical sources, Georgiana Woolford [=Woodford?] Warner, daughter of Ashton Warner and Elizabeth Jane Ross 'believed born in St Vincent of a Scottish doctor father', married Anthony B. James Clogstoun in 1840.


T71/893 Trinidad no.903 Eliza Jane Warner Tours France. Charles Shepherd, An Historical Account of the Island of Saint Vincent (1832) pp. vii-xii.

  1. 1861 census online.

  2. FreeUKGen, England and Wales Free BMD Database, Deaths, 1837-1983 [database online].

  3. John Wade, The extraordinary black book: an exposition of abuses in church,state, courts of law, representation, and corporate bodies, with an address to alarmists and reformers; and a precis of the House of Commons, past, present and to come (London, 1832), 'Places, pensions, sinecures and grants' p. 521.

  4. PROB 11/1786; http://archier.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/read/CARIBBEAN/2008-12/1229701764 [accessed 12/06/2012].

Further Information

Maiden Name
Ashton Warner

Associated Claims (1)

£88 9s 2d

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
1831 [EA] - → Executrix

Executrix of the lessee.

Relationships (1)

Wife → Husband

Addresses (1)

Tours, France