Thomas Drax (1660-1702)

Thomas (Shetterden) Drax, Sugar Planter, of Drax Hall, Barbados etc.

Associated Houses

Drax Hall

Saint George

He changed his surname from "Shetterden" to "Drax" on inheriting his uncle's (Henry Drax's) estates at Drax Hall in Barbados and Ellerton Abbey in Yorkshire, adding those to his father's estate at Pope's Common in Hertfordshire. He lived for sometime at Drax Hall in Barbados where he died in 1702.


Contributed by Mark Meredith on 19/07/2021 and last updated on 19/07/2021.