Thomas Phillpotts

1785 - ????

Claimant or beneficiary

Biography

Partner with Samuel Baker (q.v.). Active in Jamaica until c. 1828, returned to London c. 1829.

  1. Born Gloucester c. 1785.  In 1861, Thomas Phillpots [sic] was living at Turton [?] House, Clevedon Somerset aged 76 retired West India merchant born Gloucester with wife Mary Field Phillpotts (born Jamaica) aged 64, children Mary 33 born Jamaica, Elizabeth Marshall 29 and Susannah 25 (both born Middlesex), and grandson Thomas Charles Phillpotts aged 12 born Jamaica.  The couple's son Henry was baptised at St Pancras 08/08/1829, and daughter Jane Sarah 01/05/1833, when the Phillpotts were living at Tavistock Square, and their son Charles 04/07/1837, when the family were at Park Street Westminster. No death date or details of will have yet been discovered, although the death of a Thomas Phillpotts was registered at Bedminster Somerset [now Bristol] Q4 1862.  

  2. Will of Mary Field Phillpotts formerly of 53 Manchester Street Manchester Square but late of 4 Montagu Street Portman Square widow who died 07/03/1874 was proved 26/03/1874 by Abraham Hodgson Phillpotts of Bramble Haw Carshalton son the sole executor, effects under £450.

Sources

  1. 1861 census online; Ancestry.com, London, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906 [database online]; FreeUKGen, England and Wales Free BMD Database, Deaths, 1837-1983 [database online].

  2. National Probate Calendar 1874.


Further Information

Absentee?
British/Irish
Name in compensation records
Thomas Philpotts
Spouse
Mary Field
Children
Henry, Elizabeth Marshall, Jane Sarah, Susannah, Charles
Occupation
West India merchant

Associated Claims (12)

£142 4S 11D
Awardee
£611 15S 10D
Awardee
£17 10S 10D
Awardee
£2,929 7S 11D
Awardee
£1,716 2S 6D
Awardee (Mortgagee)
£4,282 15S 2D
Awardee
£92 4S 8D
Awardee
£3,708 4S 4D
Awardee
£222 11S 2D
Awardee
£109 8S 7D
Awardee
£1,168 19S 3D
Awardee
£367 19S 3D
Awardee

Legacies Summary

Commercial (4)

Railway Investment
Cheltenham, Oxford, and London and Birmingham Union; or Charlton Kings and Marsworth [183732]  
£2000 
Railway Investment
Kent; or Deptford and Dover [183725]  
£20000 
Name partner
Baker Phillpotts
West India merchant  
 
Railway Investment
Grand Connection; or Worcester and Wolverhampton [183730]  
£2000 

Addresses (1)

3 Park Street, Westminster, London, Middlesex, London, England