Dorothy Bonnin Burke (née Meredith)

???? - 1837

Claimant or beneficiary


Widow of John Burke of Antigua (q.v.), who in 1821 left in trust for her his unnamed estate, almost certainly Burke's. She appears to have sold the estate before 1824.

  1. Dorothy Bonnin Burke was buried at St Sidwell's Exeter 30/01/1837 age 68.


We are grateful to Peter Selley for his assistance with compiling this entry.

  1., Devon Burials [database online].

Further Information

Maiden Name
John Burke

PROB 11/1879/298 - precis.

Dorothy Bonnin Burke widow, formerly of Antigua but now of the city of Exeter.

All my furniture, plate, linen, wearing apparel and trinkets to Leonora Lankinson Lindsey, wife of John Lindsey formerly of Antigua but now of Exeter, a Commander in the Royal Navy.

All rest and residue in Antigua or the United Kingdom or elsewhere to Henry Robinson the younger of 5 Henrietta Street, Covent Garden, banker, and Charles Macquarrie George Jarvis, barrister at law, upon trust to invest in the public funds or at interest for the following purposes.

The rents, dividends and proceeds to be received into the property hands of Leonora Hankinson Lindsey for her own use and benefit. After her decease then £500 to Sarah Anne Christian Lindsey and the residue to any children of Leonora Hankinson Lindsey including the said Sarah Anne Christian Lindsey.

Executors to be Henry Roninson the younger and Charles Macquarrie George Jarvis.

Signed 18/06/1836.

Proved in London 02/06/1837.

Associated Claims (1)

£26 0s 5d

Relationships (1)

Widow → Deceased Husband

Addresses (1)

Exeter, Devon, Devon & Cornwall, England