Ashton Warner Attorney-General of Leeward Islands
Profile & Legacies Summary
???? - 1752
- Under his will (dated 06/07/1750 and recorded 15/02/1752), summarised by Vere Langford Oliver, he defined Clarke's estate as not only 110 acres which was 'my late wife's inheritance' but the residence and 100 acres he bought of Samul Byam and the lands called Hunts 'now in dispute between Edwd. Otto Beijer and myself.' He also held Staughtons (purchased by him from Adm. Thomas Mathew and M[ary] A[nn] Burgess, 'called Staughtons or Burgess's or Mathews, also called Clarks') and 'the plantations lately bought called Nantons or Dimsdales.' He left £1000 to each of his sons and entailed the plantation called Clarkes [and the enslaved people, although they were not specified] to his son Thomas and his heirs male. He left his lands in Barbados, Staughtons and Nantons and Dimsdale 'with cattle and slaves' to be sold for the benefit of his sons (other than Thomas) and daughter Betsy.
Vere Langford Oliver, History of Antigua Vol. III p. 191.
Elizabeth Ann Byam nee Clarke
Margaret; Jane; Ann; Elizabeth; Barbara; Thomas; Joseph; Dr Ashton; Daniel; Edward; William;
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
- 1752 [EY] → Owner
The estate according to Ashton Warner's will made in 1750 and proved in 1752 comprised 110 acres through his wife's inheritance, 100 acres purchased from Samuel Byam, and the lands called Hunts, then in dispute between Ashton Warner and Edward Otto Baijer.