Francis Glasse

1784 - 1856

Claimant or beneficiary


Awarded part of the compensation for the enslaved people on the Java estate in Manchester Jamaica after contesting the compensation with his wife Eliza Glasse, who received the other part of the money under this award.

  1. The Java estate had belonged to William Stimpson, Eliza Glasse's brother. He bequeathed her an annuity secured on the estate of £100 p.a., which was the basis of her husband's claim.  The estate itself passed to Francis Philip Glasse, the son of Francis and Eliza Glasse, who died at the time of compensation: he in turn left it to his mother. Will of Francis Philip otherwise Francis Phillip Glasse of Island of Jamaica West Indies proved 31/01/1837.

  2. Marriage of Francis Glasse Esq., and Eliza Stimpson at St Marylebone 20/10/1806. In 1841 Francis Glasse Ind[ependent] aged 50 was living at King Edward Street Southwark with Annette Glasse aged 30. In 1851 Francis Glasse aged 67 Captain halfpay born Middlesex was living at Manor Cottages Lambeth with wife Annotte or Annette aged 44.  Will of Francis Glasse Captain on half-pay British Army 18/12/1856. Letters of administration of Francis Glasse who died 25/10/1856 at Boulogne and whose will was left unadministered by Ann Adames Glasse widow the relict granted 30/11/1861, effects under £200. Francis Glasse widower had married Ann Adames at St Mary Lambeth 23/8/1853.

  3. Eliza Jane Glasse, the daughter of Francis and Eliza Glasse, married Francis Ord Marshall in St John the Evangelist Westminster 29/11/1831.


T71/860 Manchester no. 464 (in the name of Frances Glasse). Counterclaim by Francis Glasse, 29 Parliament Street [captain on the half pay of the Army - T71/1190], annuitant under the will (31/12/1823) of his brother-in-law, the Hon W. Stimpson of Jamaica. Annuity = £100.

  1. PROB 11/1871.

  2. London England Marriages and Banns 1754-1921 [where he is indexed as Francis Glasser]; 1841 and 1851 censuses online; PROB 11/2243; National Probate Calendar; London England Marriages and Banns 1754-1921.

  3. London England Marriages and Banns 1754-1921.

Further Information

Name in compensation records
Frances Glasse
(1) Eliza Stimpson (2) Annette ? (3) Ann Adames
Francis Philip; Eliza Jane
Wealth at death

Associated Claims (1)

£2,059 14s 11d

Relationships (3)

Father → Son
Husband → Wife

Addresses (3)

29 Parliament Street, London, Middlesex, London, England
King Edward Street, Southwark, London, Surrey, London, England
Manor Cottages, Lambeth, Surrey, London, England