George Webbe Parson

???? - 1850

Claimant or beneficiary


Resident planter, shown as of St Kitts at his death, son of Edward Parson of Constantine Cornwall, awarded a portion of the compensation with the Rev. William Woodley Parson (q.v.) for the Parson estate in Montserrat as legatee under a will dating from 1771 and for Stoney Hill in Nevis as executor of Frances Parson, probably his mother.

  1. George Webbe Parson, son of Edward Parson of Constantine Cornwall, born island of St Christopher, matriculated Caius Cambridge 1805, BA 1809.  

  2. Marriage settlement of George Webbe Parson of St Kitts and Maria Grace Sadler of the same and Charles McMahon as trustee, of funds from Parson's Estate and the Hermitage or Sadler's estate, St John Capisterre St Kitts; Nov. 18, 1840.  

  3. Will of George Webbe Parson planter of Island of St Kitts (made in 1843) proved 20/01/1851. Under the will he left to his wife Maria Grace Parson the property he had acquired by his marriage to her. He had settled on her previously the 1/6th share of the rent charge of £500 p.a. on Parsons estate in St Kitts. He instructed his executors to combine his the yearly income from his various claims on Parsons estate (after payment of the £500 p.a.) with his yearly income from Bryans Lower Estate, and bequeathed on moiety (half) of the amount to his wife for life, and of the other moiety 1/4th each to his sisters Frances Mary Parson, Grace Parson, Louisa Ann Parson, and 1/4th to his niece Eliza Estridge, in each case for life. In two codicils he left parcels of land on Lower Estate or Deep Bay estate to to women of colour, Grace [?] Parson and Molly Duboisson [?].


T71/888 Montserrat No. 116; T71/882 Nevis No. 38.

George Webbe Parson and the Rev. William Woodley Parson also claimed unsuccessfully on an estate in St Kitts, T71/ 879 St Kitts No. 751, where John Frederick Pinney (q.v.) was again the mortgagee.

  1., Cambridge University Alumni 1261-1900 [database online].

  2. Kenneth E Ingram, Manuscript sources for the history of the West Indies: with special reference to Jamaica in the National Library of Jamaica and supplementary sources in the West Indies, North America, and United Kingdom and elsewhere (Mona, Jamaica, University of the West Indies Press, 2000), p. 355. Item 1818 Hampshire: Southampton City Record Office JESUP, SHAW and EDE families. D/MW/34-35, Box 34/14.

  3. PROB 11/2126/84.

Further Information

Name in compensation records
Geo. W. Parson
Maria Grace Sadler
Cambridge (Caius) [1805-1809 ]

Associated Claims (3)

£2,451 10s 9d
£2,214 13s 10d
£2,185 1s 7d
Unsuccessful claimant (Mortgagee-in-possession)

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] - 1834 [LA] → Mortgagee-in-Possession

Relationships (3)

Notes →
The will of William Woodley Parson identifies George Webbe Parson as his...
Son → Father
Brother → Sister