Robert Gladstone

1773 - 31st Aug 1835

Claimant or beneficiary


Robert Gladstone, brother of John Gladstone (q.v.) and uncle of William, and original claimant as the owner-in-fee of Great Valley in Manchester Jamaica, who died 31/08/1835. The compensation was awarded to his executors (Robert Gladstone, Thomas Steuart Gladstone and William Gladstone, each of whom q.v.). His three executors and trustees were his sons and made responsible for dividing the estate equally between all children.   

  1. Merchant of Liverpool, 1773-31 August 1835. Married Catherine (d. 1818), daughter of Adam Steuart of Liverpool. Sons included Adam Steaurt Gladstone (East India merchant in Liverpool, who left £140,000 in 1863) and his executors Thomas Steuart, Robert and William Gladstone.


T71/860 Manchester No. 65.

Will of Robert Gladstone of Liverpool , Lancashire, 15/10//1835, TNA/PROB 11/1852/441.

  1. William D. Rubinstein, Who were the rich? 1860- (Volumes 3 and 4, manuscripts in preparation), reference 1863/23 Gladstone, Adam Steuart.

Further Information

Catherine Steuart
Adam Steuart; Thomas Steuart, William, Robert
A will but no further details
Merchant and plantation owner

Associated Claims (1)

£9,225 16S 5D
Deceased claimant successful

Associated Estates (2)

The dates listed below have different categories as denoted by the letters in the brackets following each date. Here is a key to explain those letter codes:

  • SD - Association Start Date
  • SY - Association Start Year
  • EA - Earliest Known Association
  • ED - Association End Date
  • EY - Association End Year
  • LA - Latest Known Association
1832 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Owner
1832 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Owner

Legacies Summary

Commercial (1)


Imperial (1)

East India Company
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Sons included Adam Steaurt Gladstone (East India merchant in Liverpool, who left £140,000 in...

Relationships (7)

Father → Son
Father → Son
Father → Son
Uncle → Nephew
Uncle → Nephew
Uncle → Nephew