Louis Edmund Thornton

???? - 1830


London merchant, absentee slave-owner on Berbice, son of Judith Philip and Edmund Thornton (both of whom q.v.).

  1. Will of Louis Edmund Thornton of Norton Street Middlesex proved 27/09/1830. In the will he left his real and personal property in trust (one of his trustees was Crawford Davison Kerr, q.v.) to fund his monetary legacies, which included £1500 between his thee sisters. He instructed that drinking cups be given to 'the sons of my father' i.e. 'William Wheeler [sic] Butler Edmund Thornton and William Thomas Thornton'. He left an annuity of £300 p.a. to his wife Elizabeth Charlotte (also given as Charlotte Elizabeth), together with a lump-sum of £1000.


  1. PROB 11/1776/262

Further Information

Charlotte Elizabeth or Elizabeth Charlotte

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
1825 [EA] - 1825 [LA] → Joint owner

Relationships (4)

Executor → Testator
Notes →
Louis Edmund Thornton renounced the executorship in...
Son → Mother
Natural Son → Father
Notes →
This is based on the will of Louis Edmund Thornton, in which he described two identifiable sons of Edmund Thornton as 'sons of my...
Testator → Trustee

Addresses (1)

Norton Street, London, Middlesex, London, England