Thomas Osborn

No Dates

Claimant or beneficiary


Awarded the compensation for 8 enslaved people on St Vincent after his wife provided an affidavit consenting to the award to him, and counterclaimed with her, apparently unsuccessfully, for the compensation on the Friendship estate, also on St Vincent, the compensation for which was paid to Duncan Forbes Sutherland as receiver. The couple were in Britain in 1835-6, but no trace of them thereafter has yet been found.

  1. The wife of Thomas Osborn is identified as the daughter of Charles John Warner in a letter to the Commissioners from another son-in-law of Charles John Warner, Stephen Briggs of Ross Herefordshire in 1835. The will of Charles John Warner of Bequia was proved 15/10/1801.


T71/892 St Vincent no. 357; T71/892 St Vincent no. 691 (Friendship), counterclaim from Thomas Osborn and Deborah his wife residing at Frenchay, Co. Gloucester, legatee of Charles John Warner amount due £8000 including arrears and interest.

T71/1066 affidavit for St Vincent no. 357 signed by George Worrall magistrate for county of Gloucester: Deborah Margaret Osborn the wife of Thomas Osborn of St Vincent appeared and being examined separate and apart from her said husband did declare that of her own free will she did consent and agree that the compensation money ...should be paid over to her said husband.' [claim was by Thomas Osborn and wife by attorney ]. John Athill of 8 Brunswick Terrace wrote T71/1610 seeking Mr Osborn's certificate for St Vincent no. 357. T71/1610 letter from Thomas Osborn Frenchay nr Bristol 21/12/1835 re counterclaims on St Vincent nos. 691 & 696.

  1. T71/1610 for letter from Stephen Briggs, Weir End, Ross, Herefordshire 31/10/1835: estate belonged to Charles John Warner: by his will, his 3 daughters got £5000 each. 'The Eldest dau. m. Dr Baillie; the next Thomas Osborn Esq. and the Third was my wife, who died without children. If Dr Baillie or Mr Osborn have received anything, I am precisely in the same situation with them as to the right of sharing - and shall be most obliged for such information as you may be pleased to give me.'; PROB 11/1365.

We are grateful to Ruth Hecht for her assistance with compiling this entry.

Further Information

Deborah Margaret Warner

Associated Claims (3)

£208 19s 5d
£2,268 0s 3d
Unsuccessful claimant
£2,590 6s 8d
Unsuccessful claimant

Relationships (1)

Son-in-law → Father-in-law

Addresses (1)

Frenchay, Bristol, Gloucestershire, South-west England, England