Thomas Norbury Kerby

1758 - 1819


Resident slave-owner and President of the Council of Antigua. The administrator of Thomas Norbury Kerby claimed the compensation for the Parry's and Weir's estates on Antigua.

  1. Thomas Norbury Kerby, son of Hamilton of the Island of Antigua, matriculated Trinity College Oxford 10/07/1776 aged 18.

  2. Will of Thomas Norbury Kerby of the Island of Antigua proved 29/08/1822. He left £10,000 to his daughter Ann Byam Kerby (q.v., under Ann Byam Stapleton) secured on his two sugar plantations, 'slaves, stock live and dead and all things appertaining thereto.' He charged £6000 on Parry's and £4000 on Weir's, explaining that he considered the former more valuable. He left the remainder of his estate to his wife Jane Kerby (q.v.). The will (made in July 1810) states that both his wife and young daughter were in England.


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

  2. PROB 11/1660/457.

Further Information

Jane Byam
Ann Byam
Oxford (Trinity) [1776 ]

Associated Claims (2)

£1,832 9s 7d
Other association
£2,834 18s 7d
Other association

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
1817 [EA] - 1817 [LA] → Attorney
1817 [EA] - 1817 [LA] → Attorney
1767 [SY] - 1819 [EY] → Owner
1767 [SY] - 1819 [EY] → Owner

Relationships (5)

Husband → Wife
Father → Daughter
Son → Father
Uncle → Nephew
Notes →
The Rev. John Thomas Wilgress' mother was Elizabeth Kerby, sister of Thomas Norbury Kerby....
Grandson → Grandfather