ESTWICK, Richard 1
- Born: of London, ENG
- Marriage: WALKER, Joan on Nov 26, 1663
- Died: 1680-1681, St. Johns Parish, , Barbados
In 1671, Richard witnessed a will for William Allen of St. John's Parish. William's wife was Joan Allen. Richard is also listed as having custody of land purchased from Gilbert Meason in St. John's Parish by William Allen??This Richard was in the 1679 Barbados Census as an owner of 40 acres and 20 slaves in St. George Parish. (F-161) He is listed of London, and a merchant in Barbados from Nigel Forte's research in Barbados. (F-604)
He also could be referred to in any of the following references that were in the Barbados census of 1679/80. A Mr. Richard Estwick brought 10 men to serve under the Honorable Coll. Thomas Colleton on March 9, 1679/80. A Patrick Hicky was a soldier with armes who came in place of Mr. Estwick. A Mr. Richard Estwicke with 3 horses, a Mr. Henry Eastwicke with 1 horse, and a Mr. Richard Eastwicke, jr. with one horse served under Capt. John Leslie. Mr. Richard Estwicke, Senior owned 6 bought servants, 118 Negroes, and 330 acres in St. John's Parish. Mr. Richard Estwicke, Jr. owned 10 acres and Mr. Henry Estwicke owned 10 acres in the same parish. These are the only Estwicks listed in the Barbados census of 1679. (F-397)
Richard's will is as follows: Richard Estwick Gent. St. Johns Parish, 8 Apr 1680, RB6/14, p. 217, Sons Richard Estwick and Christopher Estwick both at 21; daugh Elizabeth Estwick; dau Ann Estwick, wf's mo Elizabeth Walker, wf Joane Estwick - Xtrx; friends Maj. Richard Peacock & capt. Nat;h: Travayon (trevanion) - Trustees. Signed Richard Estwick, Wit; William Blanchard (Blanhard), Francis Thurban, James scott, Proved 14 Apr 1681.
Richard married Joan WALKER, daughter of Unknown WALKER and Elizabeth UNKNOWN, on Nov 26, 1663. (Joan WALKER died after 1680 of St. John's Parish, Barbados 2.)