John Anstey of Mayfair

???? - 1819


Poet and barrister, with an entry in the ODNB. His will proved in 1820 shows that under Anstey's marriage settlement with Helen Senior [in 1792], the income from his wife's one-third share of £19,626 10s secured on estates [and enslaved people] in Barbados and her one-third share of £6200 secured by the bond of Thomas Nassau Senior (q.v.) were to be paid to her for life after John Anstey's death, with the capital passing to the couple's children. He also owned property in Bath.


Dobson, Austin, and Rebecca Mills. "Anstey, John (bap. 1757, d. 1819), poet and barrister." Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. 23 Sep. 2004; Accessed 29 Jun. 2021.; will of John Anstey of [Hertford Street] Mayfair Middlesex proved 14/02/1820, PROB 11/1625/205.

Further Information

Helen Senior

Relationships (1)

Son-in-law → Father-in-law

Addresses (1)

Hertford Street, Mayfair, London, Middlesex, London, England