Arthur Ryder

1783 - 1847

Claimant or beneficiary


Awarded part of the compensation for Water Valley in St Mary Jamaica with Robert Spiller Wadeson and Edmund Danson (each of whom q.v.), as executors to the will of Isabella Maxwell Ryder (nee Nasmyth).

Son of Arthur Ryder Snr of Rood Lane (1754-1827), who was one of the trustees in the 1817 marriage settlement of Isabella Maxwell Nasmyth (daughter of Mrs Mary Sarah Nasmyth (q.v.)) to his son Thomas Ryder (1781-1831). The couple married in London 10/5/1817. Arthur Ryder Snr also acted as guardian to Isabella's brother Robert Nasmyth, who died in 1817.

Arthur Ryder Jnr of Commercial Sale Rooms, Mincing Lane, London (1783-1847), was named executor, together with Edmund Danson of Broad Street London and Robert Spiller Wadeson of Austin Friars London, to the will of his sister-in-law, Isabella Maxwell Ryder, dated 9 March 1831 and proved 26/9/1832. The indenture of 1817 and trustees' names are referred to in the will of 1831.

He was a cotton merchant based in the City of London, living at No. 3 Graham-terrace, Queen's Road, Dalston, London in 1842, when he was declared bankrupt.


T71/856 St Mary claim no. 144A-D.

Will of Isabella Maxwell Ryder, Wife of No 12 York Crescent Clifton near Bristol, Somerset, 26/9/1832, TNA/PROB 11/1806/3; All London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921, available through

The London Gazette (1842), p.1899. Available through Googlebooks:

We are grateful to Martin Prowse for his help compiling this entry.

Further Information

Name in compensation records

Associated Claims (1)

£4,273 6S 2D
Awardee (Trustee)

Addresses (1)

Commercial Sale-rooms, Mincing Lane, City of London, Middlesex, London, England