Janet Trench (née Stewart)

1780 - 1864

Claimant or beneficiary


Daughter of William Stewart and Elizabeth Watkins, born 1780. Married William Power Trench 04/01/1803 in Clarendon.

They had at least 15 children, of which at least 7 reached maturity:

Eliza Watkins Trench 1804-1879 (marr 1821 Clarendon) Robert Innes

William Stewart Trench 1809-1877 (marr 1837 Mt Pleasant) Mary Anne Poole

Daniel Power Trench 1813-1884 (marr 1845 Mt Woodside) Frances Charlotte Mackay

Mary Power Trench 1815-1862 (marr 1835 Clarendon) William Dutton Turner (3rd wife)

John Power Trench 1818-1859 (marr 1848 possibly St James) Sarah Wilstrop

Jane Power Trench 1820-1892 (marr 1837 Clarendon) James Humphrey St John

James Stewart Trench 1824-1866 (marr 1848) Sarah Powell Robinson

Their son William Stewart Trench became a doctor, recorded in the 1851 as living at Rodney Street, Liverpool, with his wife and daughter. Having been educated at Edinburgh, he married Mary Ann Poole, whose family had also been in the Caribbean. Their daughter Mary Elizabeth was born in Jamaica.


Email 26/04/2014 from Robert Lancashire. Familysearch.org, Jamaica Church of England Parish Register Transcripts, 1664-1880 [database online]. Familysearch Pedigree Resource File, entry for Janet Stewart.

1851 Census, available through Ancestry.com

We are grateful to Robert Lancashire and William Norton for their assistance in compiling this entry.

Further Information

Maiden Name
William Power Trench
Elizabeth Watkins (1804-1879), William Stewart (1809-1877), Daniel Power (1813-1884), Mary Power (1815-1862), John Power (1818-1859), Jane Power (1820-1892), James Stewart (1824-1866)

Associated Claims (1)

£2,200 2s 4d

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] - 1834 [LA] → Joint owner

Relationships (5)

Wife → Husband
Mother → Daughter
Mother-in-law → Son-in-law
Mother → Daughter
Mother-in-law → Son-in-law