Henry Barry Coddington

22nd May 1802 - 23rd May 1888

Claimant or beneficiary


Great-nephew and co-heir of Fitzherbert Richards (q.v.). Claimed unsuccessfully for the compensation for the enslaved people on Creighton Hall in St David Jamaica as owner-in-fee. The compensation was paid to Robert Snow and Willliam Curtis, probably trustees, after a counterclaim from the Hon. Rev. William Herbert (q.v.) in right of wife, annuitant.

  1. Adm. Fell.-Com. at ST JOHN'S, Oct. 16, 1822. From Trinity College, Dublin; adm. there July 5, 1819, age 18; s. of Nicholas, generosus [of Oldbridge, Co, Meath]. B. May 22, 1802, in Ireland. Matric. Michs. 1822, as H. Barry; B.A. 1824. Of Oldbridge, Co. Meath. J.P. High Sheriff, 1843. Married Maria, dau. of William Sharman Crawford, of Crawfordsburn, Co. Down, Sept. 26, 1827, and had issue Died Mar 23, 1888.

  2. Will of Henry Barry Coddington late of Oldbridge Co. Meath who died 23/5/1888 granted 5/6/1888 at Dublin, personal estate in England  £9653 18s.


T71/866 St David claim no. 70.

  1. Ancestry.com, Cambirdge University Alumni, 1261-1900 [database online].

  2. National Probate Calendar 1888 (dated June 15) indexed to Henry Barry Coddington I. Henry Barry Coddington Esq., Old Bridge, Drogheda, Co. Louth [sic], Ireland was among the subscribers to Samuel Lewis, A topographical dictionary of Ireland 2 Vols (London, 1837).

Further Information

Maria Crawford

Personal estate in England

Wealth at death
£9,653 18S
Trinity College Dublin; Cambridge (St John's) [1819-; 1822-1824 ]

Associated Claims (1)

£4,532 14s 7d
Unsuccessful claimant

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
1832 [EA] - → Owner

Legacies Summary

Political (1)

Local Government
office →
High Sheriff
1843 - 1843

Relationships (1)

Great-nephew → Great-uncle
Notes →
The unnamed great-nephew of Fitzherbert Richards, the son of his niece Laetitia, was a beneficiary under Fitzherbert Richards' will proved 1811....

Addresses (1)

Oldbridge, Co. Meath, Ireland