Robert Montagu Poore

6th May 1804 - 9th Apr 1837

Claimant or beneficiary


Robert Montagu Poore, son of John Montagu Poore, co-claimant for Prospect Plantation and Pembroke Hall estate in St Mary's, Jamaica, through his marriage to Anna Maria Massy-Dawson (q.v.).

  1. Robert Montagu Poore, son of John Montagu Poore and Elizabeth Chauncy. Married Anna Maria Massy Dawson at Kingston-upon-Thames, Surrey, 16/05/1833. Died 09/04/1837. According to the censuses of 1871, 1881 and 1891, his son Robert was born in Naples, Italy, in 1834.

  2. Claimed for property in Jamaica inherited through his wife Anna Maria Massy Dawson, who had in turn inherited from her mother Eliza Jane Dennis. Co-claimant with his brothers- and sisters-in-law.

  3. Papers relating to the Poore Family of Coombe, Endford and the Saurin family of Blackrock, Co. Dublin are held at Wiltshire and Swindon Archives, including: "Settlement of stock after the marriage of John Montagu Poore of West End Cottage, Herts., and Elizabeth (née Chauncy) his wife, 1804; with subsequent deeds of appointment of new trustees under the above settlement, 1816, 1835"; "Settlement before the marriage of Robert Montagu Poore of Coombe in Enford and Anna Maria Massey Dawson of the Glen of Aherlow, Tipperary, Ireland, and of Gloucester Place, Portman Square, London, 1833"; "Copy probate of the will of Robert Montagu Poore of West Park, Hants., and subsequently of Beaumaris, Anglesey, 1834, with codicil 1836, proved P.C.C. 1837."


T71/856 St Mary Nos. 336 and 387.

  1. Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, 107th edition, 3 volumes (Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 2003), volume 2, page 2639; [accessed 30/08/2011];, London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921 [database online].

  2. See for a summary of the inheritance of Prospect Estate [accessed 30/08/2011].

  3. [accessed 20/09/2011].

Further Information

Name in compensation records
Robert Mont Poore
Anna Maria Massy Dawson
Robert Poore (1834-)

Associated Claims (2)

£3,601 8s 1d
£4,922 5s 6d

Relationships (8)

Son-in-law → Mother-in-law
Son-in-law → Father-in-law
Husband → Wife
Brother-in-law → Sister-in-law
Brother-in-law → Sister-in-law