Sarah Barriffe (née Guy)

1791 - 2nd Jan 1867

Claimant or beneficiary


Co-owner with her late husband's half-brother Henry Lord Garrigues of Pleasant Farm and Yarmouth estates in Jamaica, and 1400 acres in St Mary's. Daughter of J.H. Guy, sister of Millicent Lane (q.v.) and widow of George Barriffe (whom she had married 21/12/1811 at Hayfield).

  1. Sarah Guy was the daughter of John Hudson Guy (1754-1816) and his wife Millicent nee Fletcher (1761-1843) and from a long-established Jamaican family. Born 19/02/1791, baptised 31/05/1795, married George Barriffe 21/12/1811 at Hayfield, Jamaica, died 02/01/1867.

  2. In 1851 Sarah Barriffe aged 60 born Jamaica was a visitor with William Gouldsborough and his wife at Dorset Place Marylebone. Sarah Barriffe aged 'about 72' of 17 Westbourne Park Crescent was buried at All Souls Kensal Green 08/01/1867. The will of Sarah Barriffe who died 02/01/1867 of 17 Westbourne Park Crescent was proved 28/01/1867, effects under £3000.

  3. Will of George Barriffe of Southampton Row proved 02/08/1830. Probate with copy of the will of George Barriffe, f. of St Thomas-in-the-East, Jamaica, dated 1831.


T71/855 St Thomas-in-the-Vale claim no. 35 (Pleasant Farm); T71/858 Vere claim no. 76 (Yarmouth); Jamaica Almanac (1840). Noel B Livingston, Sketch pedigrees of some of the early settlers in Jamaica, compiled from the Records of the Court of Chancery of the Island with a list of the Inhabitants in 1670 and other matter relative to the early History of the same (Kingston, Jamaica, The Educational Supply Company, 1909), p. 138

  1. Vere Langford Oliver, Caribbeana being miscellaneous papers relating to the history, genealogy, topography, and antiquities of the British West Indies (6 vols., London, Mitchell, Hughes and Clarke, 1910-1919), Vol. 3 pp. 337-339, 'Guy of Jamaica'.

  2. 1851 census online;, London, England, Deaths and Burials, 1813-1980 [database online]; National Probate Calendar Wills 1867.

  3. PROB 11/1774. Vere Langford Oliver, Caribbeana Vol. 2 p. 349, 'Deeds relating to the West Indies'.

We are grateful to Mary Mill for her help with this entry.

Further Information

Maiden Name
George Barriffe
Wealth at death

Associated Claims (2)

£1,363 9s 8.5d
£3,596 13s 6d
Awardee (Owner-in-fee)

Associated Estates (2)

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
1831 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Owner
1832 [EA] - 1839 [LA] → Owner

Relationships (5)

Wife → Husband
Sister-in-law → Brother-in-law
Daughter → Father
Daughter → Mother

Addresses (1)

17 Westbourne Park Crescent, London, Middlesex, London, England