George Fife Angas

1st May 1789 - 15th May 1879

Business connection of a claimant or beneficiary

Biography

George Fife Angas (1789-1879), merchant, banker and Australian politican, signed for the compensation in four claims in Honduras.

  1. Born 01/05/1789 in Newcastle-upon-Tyne to Caleb Angus (1742-1831) and Sarah Jameson, died 15/05/1879 South Australia.

  2. George Fife Angas of Jeffrey Square was an investor in the British American Land Company in 1835. He had four votes so had purchased at least 50 shares at £50 each.

Sources

NDO 4/10: Honduras claim nos. 51, 199, 231 and 244.

  1. 'Angas, George Fife (1789–1879)', Australian Dictionary of Biography, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://adb.anu.edu.au/biography/angas-george-fife-1707/text1855 [accessed 18/01/2012].

  2. List of the proprietors of the British American Land Company: incorporated and established by Charter and Act of Parliament, 1834 (London, n.d.) p. 5 (via Archive.org) p. 5.


Further Information

Absentee?
British/Irish
Spouse
Rosetta French
Children
3 sons, 4 daughters
School
Catterick School
Occupation
Banker and politician
Religion
Baptist

Associated Claims (4)

£1,642 17S 2D
Other association
£2,176 17S 3D
Other association
£2,439 17S 3D
Other association
£685 15S 1D
Other association

Legacies Summary

Commercial (1)

Firm Investment
 
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Imperial (3)

Member of the legislative council
Australia: South Australia 
Other
Australia: South Australia 
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Contributed to many religious, educational and benevolent institutions. "At the end he was said to be giving away £10,000 a...
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'Angas, George Fife (1789–1879)', Australian Dictionary of Biography, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, <a...
Chairman
South Australian Company Australia: South Australia 

Addresses (3)

Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Northumberland, Northern England, England
South Australia, Australia
Jeffrey Square, London, Middlesex, London, England