Thomas Edward Symonds

1781 - 1868

Claimant or beneficiary

Biography

Rear Admiral in the Royal Navy, claimed unsuccessfully for the compensation for Catherine Mount in St James Jamaica as executor and devisee in trust of William Reynolds. The will of William Reynolds, planter of St James in the County of Cornwall, Island of Jamaica, had been proved 26/04/1834. Symonds's sister Sophia had married William Reynolds in Pennington, Hampshire, 15/10/1810.

  1. Thomas Edward Symonds and his wife Lucinde had 10 children baptised in Boldre, Hampshire, between 1818 and 1836. In 1861, Thomas Edward Symonds aged 80 Retired Admiral Royal Navy was living with his wife Lucinde 63 born Cape Francoise [sic] St Domingo and three adult daughters (all born Boldre Hampshire) at Yeaton [sic] House, Hordle Hampshire. In 1851 the househod was essentially the same at the same address.

  2. Will of Thomas Edward Symonds of Yeovilton House Milford who died 15/05/1868 proved 10/07/1868, effects under £6000.

Sources

T71/873 St James no. 56, which gives him as of Southampton; PROB 11/1830/314; Familysearch.org batch no. I03898-9.

  1. Familysearch batch no. O03898-9. 1851 and 1861 censuses online.

  2. National Probate Calendar.

We are grateful to Barry Jolly for his assistance with compiling this entry.


Further Information

Absentee?
British/Irish
Spouse
Lucinde
Children
Thomas Edward (1818-), Lucinde Elizabeth (1820-), Jermyn Charles (1820-), Theodore Francis (1822-), Anne Penelope (1823-), Juliana (1826-), Edward George (1828-), Octavius Cumby (1830-), William Conningham (1832-), Zebie Helen Emily Jessie (1836-)
Occupation
Sailor (Royal Navy)

Associated Claims (1)

£2,299 11S 7D
Unsuccessful claimant (Executor or executrix)

Relationships (1)

Brother-in-laws

Addresses (1)

Southampton, Hampshire, Wessex, England