Elizabeth Thornhill Hinds then Howell (née Rock)

1776 - 26th Jan 1853

Claimant or beneficiary


  1. Baptised in St Lucy, Barbados, 15/09/1776, daughter of Samuel Rock and his wife Mary. Married Abel Hinds in St Lucy in 1793. Son Samuel born in 1793 and daughter Mary Jane born in 1796; both baptised in St Lucy in 1798. Remarried, as a widow, to Conrade Adams Howell in St Thomas, Barbados, December 1807.

  2. In 1841 Elizabeth Howell, age 65, of independent means, was living with her son Samuel Hinds (q.v.) and daughters Agnes Howell (q.v.) and Jane Howell at the Vicarage in Yardley, Hertfordshire. In 1851 Elizabeth Thornhill Howell aged 75 born Barbados was living with her son Hinds Howell (q.v.) and his family at Rectory House, Bridestowe, Devon, and with her daughters Agnes (35) and Jane (32), both born Barbados.

  3. Death "On Wednesday last at the Palace, Norwich, aged 76, Mrs. Howell, mother of the Right Reverend the Lord Bishop of Norwich."


T71/895 Barbados claim no. 177.

  1. Familysearch.org batch nos. C51398-1, M51398-2 and M51386-1; Familysearch.org, Barbados Church Records, 1637-1887 [database online].

  2. 1841 and 1851 censuses online.

  3. Norfolk News 29/01/1853.

We are grateful to Mark Dickinson and Peter Selley for their assistance with compiling this entry.

Further Information

Maiden Name
Name in compensation records
Elizabeth T. Howell
[1] Abel HInds [2] Conrade Adams Howell
With [1] Samuel )1793-), Mary Jane (1796-); with [2] Hinds (1809-), Agnes (1816-), Jane (1819-)

Associated Claims (1)

£798 0s 2d

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
1832 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Owner

Relationships (9)

Mother → Son
Step-mother → Step-son
Step-mother → Step-son
Mother → Son
Mother → Son
Widow → Deceased Husband
Second Wife → Husband
Sister-in-law → Brother-in-law

Addresses (2)

Rectory House, Bridestowe, Devon, Devon and Cornwall, England
The Vicarage, Yardley, Hertfordshire, South-east England, England