Edward Protheroe senior

19th Jan 1774 - 24th Aug 1856

Claimant or beneficiary

Biography

Son and former partner of Philip Protheroe (1747-1803) in Protheroes and Claxton, MP for Bristol 1812-1820, brother of Philip Protheroe (d. 1846) (q.v.).  

  1. 1841 census Edward Protheroe coalmaster living at Newnham Gloucs., aged 67 with wife Anne aged 70. 1851 census Edward Protheroe aged 77 born Bristol proprietor of iron and coal mines living at 8 Eccleston Square with wife Anne aged 80.

  2. Adm. Fell.-Com. (age 19) at MAGDALENE, Dec. 13, 1792. S. of Philip, merchant and banker, of Bristol (and Mary, dau. of Moses Brain, of Bristol). B. [Jan. 19], 1774, at Bristol. School, Harrow. Matric. Lent 1793. Migrated to Christ's, Dec. 20, 1793; B.A. 1797. A West India merchant in Bristol, and an ironmaster and colliery owner in the Forest of Dean. Sheriff of Bristol, 1797-8; Mayor, 1804-5. M.P. for Bristol, 1812-20. President of the Anchor Society, 1804. Married, Oct. 10, 1796, Anne, 2nd dau. of John Waterhouse, of Halifax. Died Aug. 24, 1856, at Brighton. (Peile, II. 337; Boase, VI. 437; W. R. Williams, MSS.; G. Mag., 1856, II. 523.)

  3. Letters of administration of the estate of Edward Protheroe formerly of Hill House Newnham Gloucs., but late of Eccleston Square, who died at Brighton 24/08/1856, and left unadministered by Mark Davis Protheroe the nephew, granted 26/09/1870 to Lucy Hungerford Protheroe. Effects under £20.

Sources

  1. 1841 and 1851 censuses online.

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

  3. National Probate Calendar 1870.


Further Information

Absentee?
British/Irish
Spouse
Anne Waterhouse
Children
Edward Davis (1798-1852)
School
Harrow
University
Cambridge (Magdalene) [1793-1797 ]
Occupation
Politician and merchant

Associated Claims (4)

£1,959 0S 2D
Awardee (Judgement creditor)
£3,322 9S 10D
Awardee (Assignee)
£8,513 18S 10D
Awardee (Mortgagee)
£3,590 13S 10D
Awardee

Legacies Summary

Political (1)

MP
Whig 
election →
Bristol Somerset
1812 - 1820

Relationships (2)

Brothers
Father → Son
Notes →
Probably father/son though see biographical notes on...

Addresses (1)

Hill House, Newnham, Gloucestershire, South-west England, England