Eliza Glasse (née Stimpson)

???? - 1844

Claimant or beneficiary


Awarded part of the compensation for the enslaved people on Java in Manchester, after contesting the compensation with her husband Francis Glasse (q.v.), who was awarded the remainder.

  1. The Java estate had belonged to William Stimpson, Eliza Glasse's brother. He bequeathed her an annuity secured on the estate of £100 p.a., which was the basis of her husband's claim. The estate itself passed to Francis Philip Glasse, the son of Francis and Eliza Glasse, who died at the time of compensation: he in turn left it to his mother. Will of Francis Philip otherwise Francis Phillip Glasse of Island of Jamaica West Indies proved 31/01/1837.

  2. Marriage of Francis Glasse Esq., and Eliza Stimpson at St Marylebone 20/10/1806. The couple appear to have divorced before the 1841 census, when Francis Glasse was living with an Annette Glasse. Death of Eliza Glasse registered at St George Hanover Square Q4 1844.

  3. Eliza Jane Glasse of St George's Hanover Square, the daughter of Francis Glasse (and Eliza Glasse, who witnessed the wedding), married Francis Ord Marshall in St John the Evangelist Westminster 29/11/1831.


T71/860 Manchester no. 464. T71/1606 letter dated 3/12/1835 from Eliza Glasse, No 1 Wilton St, Grosvenor Place: 'Mrs Eliza Glasse begs to inform the Commissioners that she is intitled from her Brother's will the Planter Wm Stimpson, an annuity of £100 per annum - he dying some years since left Java Plantation to my son Francis Philip Glasse he unfortunately dying last year left the entire [?] of the Property to me his mother. but being a divided family, I fear it cannot be settled, only by the Chancellor.'

  1. PROB 11/1871.

  2. Ancestry.com, London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921 [database online, where he is indexed as Francis Glasser]; 1841 census; FreeUKGen, England and Wales Free BMD Database, Deaths, 1837-1983 [database online].

  3. Ancestry.com, London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921 [database online].

Further Information

Maiden Name
Francis Philip; Eliza Jane

Associated Claims (1)

£2,059 14s 11d

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
1820 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Annuitant

Relationships (2)

Wife → Husband
Sister → Brother

Addresses (1)

1 Wilton Street, Grosvenor Place, London, Middlesex, London, England