Jane Long (née Long)

???? - 1834

Claimant or beneficiary

Biography

Wife (and first cousin) of Charles Long of Saxmundham, from whom she inherited a life interest in Norbrook in Jamaica. The compensation for the enslaved people on Norbrook was paid to Henry Lawes Long, as 'heir-at-law of surviving trustee of Charles Long.'

  1. Will of Jane Long widow of [Lower Grosvenor Street] St George Hanover Square [made 31/01/1821] proved 25/09/1834. In the will she rehearsed her marriage settlement with Charles Long of Saxmundham, which gave her a life interest in the Suffolk estates [and the reversion of the Jamaican estates], and under which she was entitled to raise £6000 against the estates and leave it as she saw fit. Accordingly she left £1500 to her brother Sir Charles Long and £1000 to Lady Amelia his wife, £1500 to her brother Rev. William Long, £1000 to the three daughters of her late brother Beeston Long [sen.], and £1000 to Charlotte Spicer wife of Henry Spicer Esq. From her personalty she left a further £3500 to each of her brothers Sir Charles Long and Rev. William Long, and a further £2000 or so in monetary legacies to godchildren etc. Her residual heir was Rev. William Long. In a codicil of 1824 she made further smaller monetary legacies.

Sources

  1. PROB 11/1836/227

Further Information

Absentee?
British/Irish
Maiden Name
Long
Spouse
Charles Long of Saxmundham
Children
d.s.p.

Associated Claims (1)

£2,025 16s 0d
Deceased claimant unsuccessful (Tenant-for-life)

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
1829 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Tenant-for-life

Relationships (5)

Widow → Deceased Husband
Notes →
Also first...
Sister → Brother
Sister → Brother
Daughter → Father
Sister → Brother

Addresses (2)

Saxmundham, Suffolk, East Anglia, England
Lower Grosvenor Street, Hanover Square, London, Middlesex, London, England