Rebecca Mary Bernard

9th Mar 1795 - 1827


  1. Rebecca Mary Bernard, daughter of David and Judith Bernard, was born 09/05/1795 and baptised 30/07/1796 in St James, Jamaica.

  2. Her brother-in-law John Parnther (married to her eldest sister Frances) registered enslaved people in St James as her guardian in 1817.

  3. Rebecca Mary Bernard, age 31, was buried in Ross on Wye, Herefordshire (the home of her sister Mary Bonella Hall) 16/01/1827. The will of Rebecca Mary Bernard, spinster of Upper Bedford Place, Russell Square, Middlesex, was written in 1823 and proved in 1827.


  1., Jamaica Church of England Parish Register Transcripts, 1664-1880 [database online].

  2. T71/203 98.

  3., National Burial Index For England & Wales [database online]; PROB 11/1722/276.

Further Information

died unmarried

PROB 11/1722/276 - precis.

Rebecca Mary Bernard, spinster of Upper Bedford Place, Russell Square, Middlesex.

All my real and personal estates whatsoever and all other property to my dear mother and my brothers William Rhodes Bernard and Samuel Edward Bernard upon trust for themselves and my other brothers and sisters Thomas James Bernard, Frances Anne Parnther, Judith Bernard, Sabina Poole Bernard, Mary Bonella Bernard and Rachel Lawrence Bernard equally divided as tenants in common.

Trustees to be executors.

Signed 23/06/1823.

Proved at London 06/03/1827.

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] - → Trust beneficiary

Relationships (12)

Daughter → Father
Daughter → Mother
Sister → Brother
Sister → Brother
Sister → Brother
Sister → Brother
Sister-in-law → Brother-in-law
Notes →

Addresses (1)

Upper Bedford Place, Russell Square, London, Middlesex, London, England