Eliza Kendall

1779 - 1853

Claimant or beneficiary


Widow of Samuel Kendall of Berbice (d. 1819), born in Antigua around 1779. It is unknown when she moved to England. Awarded part of the compensation as mortgagee on the Lonsdale estate in Berbice, and also counterclaimed and settled with Gavin Fullarton in a separate award, for Plantation Providence in British Guiana, presumably under the same mortgage as for Lonsdale

  1. Death October 1853, at 4 Circus road, St John's Wood, Eliza, relict of late Samuel Kendall of Berbice British Guiana aged 74. Samuel Kendall had died in Edinburgh in 1819.

  2. There is no apparent sign of her in the 1841 census: in 1851, Eliza Kendall widow  gentlewoman aged 72 born Antigua is a lodger at 23 Upper Gloster [sic] Place Marylebone, together with Elizabeth A. Cort 'a friend' aged 50 gentlewoman born Demerara. Will of Eliza Kendall widow of Albany Street Regents Park proved 14/11/1853. In the will she made a number of monetary legacies of in amounts of £1100, £600 and £500 and £100, which were intended to account for the bulk of her estate which was in 3% Bank stock: Elizabeth Ann Cort was her residuary legatee.


T71/885 British Guiana Nos. 288 and 375.

  1. Times 21/10/1853 p. 10; Times 10/02/1820 p. 1 ad for creditors by Simon Fraser inhabitant of this colony as together with Eliza Kendall as the deliberating executors. Blackwoods Magazine 1820 Vol. 6 p. 120 gives 31/08/[1819]; there is a memorial in St Cuthberts Churchyard to Samuel Kendall of Berbice which reportedly gives 31/08/1812, but this must be erroneous http://waeve.co.uk/genealogy/sourcefiles/St.Cuthbert's_Cemetry.pdf No. 141 [accessed 06/01/2011].

  2. 1851 census online; PROB 11/2181.

Further Information

Samuel Kendall

Associated Claims (2)

£10,129 17s 6d
Awardee (Mortgagee)
£20,852 13s 2d
Unsuccessful claimant (consensual)

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
1817 [EA] - 1828 [LA] → Owner

Relationships (1)

Widow → Deceased Husband

Addresses (2)

23 Upper Gloster [Gloucester] Place, London, Middlesex, London, England
4 Circus Road, St. John's Wood, London, Middlesex, London, England