Hon and Rev. Sir Francis Jarvis Stapleton

1806 - 11th Feb 1874

Claimant or beneficiary

Biography

Counterclaimed unsuccessfully for the compensation for the enslaved people on Montpellier on Nevis as executor of his father Sir Thomas Stapleton 6th bart. and 22nd Baron Despencer

  1. Adm. pens. (age 19) at TRINITY, Dec. 19, 1825. [4th] s. of Sir Thomas, 6th Bart. [and 22nd] Baron le Despencer (and Elizabeth, dau. of Samuel Elliot, of Antigua, West Indies). B. [Aug. 6, 1807], in London. School, Harrow. Matric. Michs. 1826; M.A. 1831. Ord. deacon (Norwich) June 5, 1831. Succeeded as 7th Bart., 1831. R. of Mereworth and V. of Tudeley with Capel, Kent, 1832-74. Married, May 17, 1830, Margaret, dau. of Lieut.-Gen. Sir George Airey, and had issue. Died Feb. 11, 1874. Brother of Miles J. (1823), William (1817), and Thomas (1810). (Harrow Sch. Reg.; Boase, VI. 608; G.E.C.; Burke, P. and B.; Walford, County Families; Oliver, History of Antigua, III. 102 (pedigree); Crockford; Records of Rochester.)

Sources

T71/882 Nevis no. 16. The Hon & Rev. Sir Francis Jarvis Stapleton of Mereworth Co Kent, executor and devisee of his late father the Rt Hon Thomas Lord Le Despenser.

  1. Ancestry.com, Cambridge University Alumni, 1261-1900 [database online]

Further Information

Absentee?
British/Irish
Spouse
Margaret Airey
Wealth at death
£20,000
School
Harrow
University
Cambridge (Trinity) [1826-1831 ]
Occupation
Clergyman
Religion
Church of England

Associated Claims (1)

£666 15S 4D
Unsuccessful claimant (Executor or executrix)

Relationships (1)

Brothers

Addresses (1)

Mereworth, Kent, South-east England , England