Dorothy Elizabeth Coxall

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Free woman of colour, grand-daughter of Dorothy 'Doll' or 'Dolly' Thomas, and daughter of Elizabeth Thomas, the common law wife of the Grenada shipbuilder and merchant John Coxall. Both Elizabeth Thomas and John Coxall died at sea in 1818. His natural children inherited a quarter of his estate.


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Associated Claims (1)

£516 10s 1d

Relationships (2)

Natural Daughter → Father
Grand-daughter → Grandmother