Isabella, Lady Cooper

???? - 1855

Claimant or beneficiary


Isabella, Lady Cooper, née Isabella Ball or Bell Franks (daughter of Moses Franks and his wife, herself the daughter of Aaron Franks), widow of. Rev. Sir William Henry Cooper. Her trustees were awarded the compensation for Duckenfield Hall in Jamaica.

  1. Lady Cooper inherited the property of her aunt Priscilla Franks, both an estate at Isleworth and the Duckenfield or Dukinfield Hall plantation in Jamaica. Her husband Sir William Henry Cooper died in 1834 and her only son also William Henry Cooper died c. 1835; the Isleworth estate settled on her eldest surviving daughter Lady Mary Anne Honywood. The LMA archives also show Lady Cooper as having inherited estates on Grenada which have yet to be traced.

We are grateful to Elizabeth Dawson for her assistance in compiling this entry.


T71/867 St Thomas-in-the-East claim no. 114.

  1. London Metropolitan Archives ACC/0775 Cooper Family.

Further Information

Sir William Henry Cooper
William Henry; Mary Ann

Associated Claims (1)

£6,379 12s 5d

Relationships (3)

Niece → Aunt
Grand-daughter → Grandfather
Daughter → Father