George Howell or Howel

???? - 1825


George Howel, died at Cote Park Bristol 07/01/1825, formerly of Jamaica, where he was a Master of Chancery, Secretary to the Board of Accounts, and a member of the Honourable House of Assembly.

  1. Will of George Howell or Howel [late of Jamaica] of Westbury Gloucester proved 01/02/1825. In the will he provided for his cousin Ann Windey [sp?] and his dear daughter-in-law Lucy, widow of Rev. Walter Johnson, but left the bulk of his estate including Jamaica property and enslaved people to his 'son-in-law', the son of his late dear wife, Thomas Spencer of the City of London, whose firm was identified later in the will as Messrs Thomas Spencer and Co., who held some of Howell's money.

  2. The effects of George Howel of Jamaica were sworn by his executors under £25,000.


  1. PROB 11/1695/18.

  2., Bank of England Wills Extracts 1717-1845.

We are grateful to Peter Selley for his assistance with compiling this entry.

Further Information

Wealth at death

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
1809 [EA] - 1823 [LA] → Owner
1826 [EA] - → Previous owner

Relationships (1)

Step-father → Step-son
Notes →
Thomas Spencer was described in George Howel's will as his 'son-in-law' but also as the son of his wife....

Addresses (1)

Cote Park, Bristol, Gloucestershire, South-west England, England