Elizabeth White of Ashcott

???? - 1820


  1. Will of Elizabeth White of Ashcott in the county of Somerset [made in 1817] proved 03/07/1820. Under the will she left £1000 each to her grandchildren Maria, John, William, Eliza and Matilda, the children of her son John Atkins on his death; £200 to her nephew John Trutch the elder; and £100 to 'my faithful steward ____ Richards of Kingston island of Jamaica.' She left her real estate in Somerset and Jamaica, and her enslaved people, to John Atkins with the request that he in turn should leave them to his children equally with no preference to the eldest. She stressed however that this was not intended as a condition of the legacy. She had previously made a will in Jamaica.


  1. PROB 11/1632/42

Further Information

Married but no further details

Associated Estates (1)

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
1804 [EA] - 1820 [LA] → Owner

Relationships (1)

Mother → Son
Notes →
John Atkins of Ashcott was also the main heir under the will of his mother Elizabeth White. It is not clear whether John Atkins had changed his surname or whether his mother had remarried. Two of...

Addresses (1)

Ashcott House, Ashcott, Somerset, South-west England, England