Robert Thorne

???? - 1785


Robert Thorne purchased an annuity of £60 p.a. for the lives of himself and his wife Frances secured on the estates and enslaved people of John Abel Ward on Nevis in 1774. He also appeared among 23 purchase in a deed of 1774 under which Augustin Gwyn (q.v.) agreed to sell annuities secured on Mount Charles estate and Middleton Pen in Jamaica.

  1. Will of Robert Thorne of Enfield [made in 1782] proved 12/11/1785. The will is simple and made his wife Frances his universal legatee and sole executrix.

  2. Frances Thorne widow remarried, to William Claxton, at St Andrews Enfield 25/01/1791. She died c. 1820.


  1. PROB 11/1136/22

  2. London, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1754-1932 for Frances Thorne [database online]; will of Frances Claxton [formerly of Baker Street of Enfield now of] Hampstead proved 13/04/1820, PROB 11/1627/319.

Further Information


Associated Estates (3)

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
1774 [SY] - 1785 [EY] → Annuitant
1774 [SY] - 1785 [EY] → Annuitant
1774 [SY] - 1785 [EY] → Annuitant

Addresses (1)

Baker Street, Enfield, Middlesed, London, England
Notes →

Given in his will of 1782