Thomas Busby

1760 - 1839

Claimant or beneficiary


The Barbados section of the IGI shows only one Thomas Busby (1760-1836), without a second distinguishing first name, at the relevant period. He was son of a John and Sarah Busbey, baptised in St Michael 08/12/1760.

Thomas Busby had a son, Richard Alexander, who was born 12/02/1784 and baptised in St Michael, Barbados 12/02/1785 (parents given as Thomas and Isabella Busbey). He married Isabella Cooke (1759-1840) on 18/04/1789 and they had a son, Thomas Gibbes, baptised 09/01/1790. Isabella Cooke may have been the mother of Richard Alexander as well.

Through Richard Alexander he was grandfather of Richard Gibbes Warner Busby and Thomas Alexander Busby (both q.v.) and through Thomas Gibbes was grandfather of John Richard Hallett Busby (q.v.).

Thomas Busby was buried in St Michael, 20/08/1839 age 78.

Sources, Barbados, Church Records, 1637-1849 [database online].

We are grateful to Mark Dickinson for his assistance with compiling this entry.

Further Information

Isabella Cooke
Richard Alexander (1784-), Thomas Gibbes (1780-1845)

Associated Claims (1)

£916 11s 11d

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
1826 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Owner

Relationships (5)

Father → Son
Grandfather → Grandson
Grandfather → Grandson
Grandfather → Grandson
Father → Son