Thomas Baring

1799 - 1873

Claimant or beneficiary

Biography

Partner in Baring Brothers 1828-1873, counterclaimed unsuccessully with his partners as assignees for the compensation on Spring Garden in British Guiana but the firm intercepted successfully the compensation awarded on the estates of Wolfert Katz, a major debtor of the firm, in British Guiana.

  1. Thomas Baring (1779-1873), son of Sir Thomas Baring (1772-1848) (q.v.) and Mary Sealy, and brother of John Baring (q.v.). Unmarried. Partner in the firm between 1828 and his death in 1873.

  2. MP Great Yarmouth 1835-37; Huntingdon 1844-77. Declined the Chancellorship of the Exchequer 1852 and 1858. Commissioner of the Great Exhibition. Chairman of Lloyds 1830-68. Director of Bank of England 1848-67. Died 18/11/1873, leaving £1,500,000.

Sources

T71/887 British Guiana no. 2282 (Spring Garden); T71/885 British Guiana nos. 21, 89, 270, 272, 363, 378A&B&C, 424 and 479 for the Wolfert Katz awards estates.

  1. The Baring Archive http://www.baringarchive.org.uk/barings_people/directors/ and http://www.baringarchive.org.uk/barings_people/baring_family_genealogy/ [both accessed 20/04/2012].

  2. Rubinstein 1873/6.


Further Information

Absentee?
British/Irish
Wealth at death
£1,500,000
School
Winchester
Occupation
Merchant and banker
Religion
Church of England
Oxford DNB Entry

Associated Claims (8)

£2,995 5S 5D
Beneficiary (Mortgagee)
£4,849 14S 7D
Beneficiary (Mortgagee)
£483 3S 3D
Beneficiary (Mortgagee)
£8,297 18S 6D
Beneficiary (Mortgagee)
£7,306 6S 7D
Beneficiary (Mortgagee)
£17,972 0S 4D
Beneficiary (Mortgagee)
£11,766 10S 1D
Beneficiary (Mortgagee)
£3,421 16S 4D
Unsuccessful claimant (Assignee)

Legacies Summary

Political (1)

MP
Tory 
election →
Great Yarmouth Norfolk
1835 - 1837
election →
Huntingdon Huntingdonshire
1844 - 1877

Relationships (6)

Son → Father
Brothers
First Cousins
Nephew → Uncle
Nephew → Uncle
Business partners

Addresses (2)

8 Bishopsgate, City of London, London, Middlesex
Norman Court, Salisbury, Hampshire, Wessex, England