Thomas Noel Harris

1808 - 1889

Claimant or beneficiary

Biography

Thomas Noel Harris, husband of Mary Ellcock; two men who appear to have been the trustees of the marriage settlement of 27/09/1834 of the couple (William Barron and William Augustus Keate, both of whom q.v.) were awarded the compensation for 301 enslaved people in Barbados.

  1. Thomas Noel Harris was the son of Lt-Col Thomas Noel Harris, and married Mary Ellcock, daughter of the late Reynold Alleyne Ellcock, at Holy Trinity Chelsea (when he was described as of St Marylebone). Reynold Alleyne Ellcock died October 1821 aged 32: Mary was his only child with Miss Applewhaite of Bentleys. Thomas Noel Harris and Mary Ellcock had several children, including some named Reynold or Ellcock.

  2. Thomas Noel Harris formerly of Pegwell Bay in the county of Kent and afterwards of Montague Street, Portman Square but late of 13 Gloucester Place died 13/10/1889, will proved 13/12/1889, effects £16,088 12s 6d; resworn July 1890 £17,639 12s 6d.

  3. Thomas Noel Harris Esq., of Pegwell Lodge Ramsgate, a Proprietor of Barbadoes, was on the provisional committee of the Barbados General Railway in 1845.

Sources

T71/897 Barbados claim no. 2016.

  1. Ancestry.com, London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921 [database online]; The monumental inscriptions of the churches and churchyards of the Island of Barbados, British West Indies no. 1225, p. 175.

  2. FreeUKGen, England and Wales Free BMD Database, Deaths, 1837-1983 [database online], death of Thomas Noel Harris registered Q4 1889 at Paddington aged 81; National Probate Calendar 1889.

  3. Times 22/10/1845 p. 2.


Further Information

Absentee?
British/Irish
Spouse
Mary Ellcock
Will

Resworn July 1890 from £16,088 12s 6d at probate 13/12/1889

Wealth at death
£17,639 12S 6D

Associated Claims (1)

£6,736 11S 9D
Beneficiary

Addresses (5)

Bath, Somerset, South-west England, England
St Marylebone, London, Middlesex, London, England
13 Gloucester Place, Hyde Park, London, Middlesex, London, England
15 Montague Street, Portman Square, London, Middlesex, London, England
Pegwell Lodge, Pegwell Bay, Ramsgate, Kent, South-east England, England