Grace Cosens (née Thomson or Thompson)

???? - 1821


Co-owner of Spring Valley, with her sisters Jane Thomson and Mary Stewart (the latter the wife of Robert Stewart), and widow of George Harrison Cosens (q.v.). She moved to Britain shortly before her death in Exeter in December 1821.

  1. Marriage "At Robertsfield plantation, in Port-Royal mountains on the 16th inst. by the Rev. Edward Marshall, George Harrison Cosens, Esq. of St George's, to Grace, second daughter of Archibald Thompson, late of this city."

  2. Will of Grace Cosens of Kingston Surrey [Jamaica] proved 10/03/1823. She left her one-third share of Spring Valley in trust for her sister Jane Thomson to take the income (as long as she remained unmarried) until Grace Cosens' daughter Jane Mary Cosens reached 21, when the share would go to her.


  1. Royal Gazette of Jamaica 20/07/1816.

  2. PROB 11/1667/301.

We are grateful to Peter Selley for his assistance with compiling this entry.

Further Information

Maiden Name
Thomson or Thompson
George Harrison Cosens

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
1817 [EA] - 1821 [LA] → Joint owner

Relationships (10)

Widow → Deceased Husband
Step-mother → Step-daughter
Step-mother → Step-son
Step-mother → Step-son
Step-mother → Step-son
Mother → Daughter
Sister-in-law → Brother-in-law
Sister-in-law → Brother-in-law

Addresses (1)

Exeter, Devon, Devon & Cornwall, England