Henry Rhodes Morgan

???? - 1st Apr 1836

Claimant or beneficiary

Biography

Henry Rhodes Morgan, in Jamaica in the 1820s but living in London in the 1830s, awarded the compensation for the enslaved people on two estates in Jamaica.

  1. Marriage of Henry Rhodes Morgan of St Mary Hanwell to Elizabeth Lawson 10/12/1821. Death of Henry Rhodes Morgan of Jamaica 04/01/1836 in Dorset Square. Will of Henry Rhodes Morgan of Dorset Square proved 21/03/1836.

Sources

T71/1001 claim by attornies to Henry Rhodes Morgan 'at present an absentee'. The Gentleman's Magazine obit Feb. 1836 p 211 Jan 4 1836 in Dorset Sq Henry Rhodes Morgan esq. of Jamaica.

  1. Ancestry.com, London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921 [database online]; Gentleman's Magazine Vol. 5 p. 211 (February 1836); PROB 11/1859/466.

Further Information

Absentee?
British/Irish
Spouse
Elizabeth Lawson
Children
Henry Rhodes, James Hungerford, Edmund Francis, Edward John
Will

PROB 11/1859/466. Henry Rhodes Morgan formerly of Jamaica now of Dorset Square.

Confirmation marriage settlement signed 04/12/1821 between myself, my wife Elizabeth nee Lawson, her father James Lawson, and Edmund Francis Green, Richard Hawthorn and William Rhodes James Esquires: £16,666 13s 4d at 3% consols, the dividends to be devolved to my wife upon my death and thereafter to trustees.

Also to wife Elizabeth an additional annuity of £250 pa.

To Julia Hungerford, spinster, now residing in the town of Nottingham, £200.

To servant Anne Symmons £100.

To each of my children (execept Henry Rhodes Morgan and William Rhodes Morgan) £3000 at age 21 or on daughters' marriage.

To son Henry Rhodes Morgan, my hold watch and seals.

To son James Hungerford Morgan, my writing desk.

To son Edmund Francis Morgan, my gold pencil case.

To son John Edward Morgan, a gold pencil case similar in pattern and value to my own, to be purchased for him by my executors.

My wife to have the property of 27 Dorset Square and its contents for her lifetime. Thereafter the house and contents to be sold.

All my property including my coffee plantations, pens, lands, tenements and apprentices in Jamaica to trustees for the payment of (1) just debts and funeral expenses (2) marriage settlement (3) annuity to wife of £250 pa and legacies given above for £200 and £100 (4) legacies of £3000 to children.

Residuary legatee my son Henry Rhodes Morgan.

Occupation
Coffee planter

Associated Claims (2)

£5,738 13S 3D
Awardee (Owner-in-fee)
£1,410 9S 8D
Awardee (Owner-in-fee)

Associated Estates (14)

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
1817 [EA] - → Attorney
1826 [EA] - → Administrator
1820 [EA] - → Attorney
1820 [EA] - → Attorney
1823 [EA] - → Other

Purchaser of 104 enslaved people on this estate at some point between 1820 and 1823.

1826 [EA] - → Attorney
1823 [EA] - 1839 [LA] → Owner
1820 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Owner
1839 [EA] - → Previous owner
1817 [EA] - 1820 [LA] → Attorney
1820 [EA] - → Executor
1817 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Owner
1839 [EA] - → Previous owner
1820 [EA] - → Attorney

Addresses (1)

27 Dorset Square, London, Middlesex, London, England