The Hussey-Hunts

Charles Foote Tayler, 1828


Elizabeth Hussey was born in 1784 to George Hussey and Jane (née Coster) of Compton Pauncefoot. In 1809 she married Lewis Gooden Senior (born in Jamaica in 1786). In 1830 she inherited Compton Castle from her cousin whereupon the couple changed their name by Royal Licence to Hussey-Hunt. They had eleven children including a set of twins.

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