Espine Batty

1794 - 1883

Claimant or beneficiary


Son of Philip Batty of Castletown Delvin, Co. Westmeath, and brother of Fitzherbert Batty (q.v.)

  1. Matriculated Brasenose 20/06/1809 aged 15, BA 1814, of Lincoln's Inn 20/11/1807.

  2. Espine Batty wrote to Lord Goderich in January 1832 appealing for lower sugar duties and explaining that although he contributed £4000 p.a. in duties, 'I cannot get out of the estate £100 a year to live on.'

  3. Espine Batty's first wife, Jane (neé Harris) died 28/09/1833. A memorial to Jane is affixed to the wall of St Anne's Parish Church, Dawson Street, Dublin.

  4. In 1851, Espine Batty (aged 57, born in Ireland, a Barrister, Counsel to the Irish Offic), was living at 4 Chester Place (next to the Duchess of Buckinghamshire) with wife Belissa, aged 44, and daughter Jane, aged 17 (both born Ireland). Will with 3 codicils of Espine Batty of 59 Stephens' Green Dublin who died 29/01/1883 proved at Dublin 05/04/1883 by widow Maria Batty, effects in England £2892 9s 7d. A marriage is shown as registered for Espine Batty on the Isle of Wight Q3 1862; likely Espine Batty's third marriage (to Maria).

We are grateful to Kieran MacCourt for his assistance in compiling this entry.


  1., Oxford University Alumni, 1500-1886 [database online].

  2. Jamaica CO 137/187 E. Batty Dublin 22/01/1832.

  3. Memorial to Jane, wife of Espine Batty Esq., St Anne's Parish Church, Dawson Street, Dublin.

  4. 1851 census online; FreeUKGen, England and Wales Free BMD Database, Marriages, 1837-1983 [database online].

Further Information

(1) Jane (2) Belissa (3) Maria

Effects in England

Wealth at death
£2,892 9S 7D
Oxford (Brasenose) [1809-1814 ]
Legal Education
Lincolns Inn [1807 ]

Associated Claims (2)

£3,344 15s 11d
Awardee (Owner-in-fee)
£1,547 7s 7d

Associated Estates (4)

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] - → Joint owner
1834 [EA] - → Owner
1832 [EA] - → Joint owner
1832 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Joint owner

Relationships (2)

Great-nephew → Great-uncle

Addresses (2)

4 Chester Place, London, Middlesex, London, England
59 Stephens Green, Dublin, Co. Dublin, Ireland