Thomas Louis

???? - 1862

Claimant or beneficiary


Administrator of (1) Nathan Lucas, the owner of the Mt Clapham estate in Barbados and maternal grandfather of Charles Kingsley, and (2) Laurence Trent Cumberbatch.

  1. He also appears to have been appointed as Receiver by the Court of Chancery in a cause Belgrave against Roach and 167 enslaved persons were given into his possession: see the return of John B. Mann, Attorney, the property of John C. Roach in the 1826 Barbados Slave Register.

  2. Letters of administration for personal estate of Thomas Louis who died 09/02/1862 at Barbadoes granted 09/07/1885 to Sir George Henry Chambers of 4 Mincing Lane Knight, and Arthur William Chambers of 4 Mincing Lane merchant, the lawful attorneys of Allan Belfield, the executor substituted, residing in Barbados,


T71/895 Barbados claim nos. 88, 104 (Mount Clapham) and 853; T71/896 Barbados claim no. 1461; T71/897 Barbados claim no. 2823; T71/899 Barbados claim nos. 4898 (Ebworth [?]) and 4900 (St Nicholas); T71/900 Barbados claim no. 5185.

  1. T71/536, pp. 311-20

  2. National Probate Calendar 1885.

Further Information


Associated Claims (8)

£3,410 0s 10d
Awardee (Administrator)
£23 6s 0d
£477 14s 4d
£4,078 1s 5d
Awardee (Administrator)
£200 1s 4d
£124 5s 8d
£66 0s 6d
£3,509 1s 7d
Awardee (Administrator)

Associated Estates (2)

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
1832 [SY] - → Administrator

Louis given as Administrator in 1832 Slave Register.

1829 [EA] - 1829 [LA] → Administrator

Addresses (1)

London, Middlesex, London, England
Notes →

Possibly London, possibly Bristol?