Charles John Manning

1799 - 28th Nov 1880

Claimant or beneficiary

Biography

West India merchant, son of William Manning (1777-1835) and Mary Hunter (1771-1847), co-trustee (with the Earl of Rosslyn (q.v.)) under the marriage settlement of Bethell Walrond and Lady Janet St Claire and as such awarded compensation for Upper and Lower Walrond estates in Antigua.

  1. His father William Manning was a West India merchant and landowner in St Kitts, MP for Lymington 1801-1806, Evesham 1806-1818 and Penryn 1826-1830, leading voice in the West India lobby.

  2. First marriage 07/11/1828: "At St-George's, Hanover-square, Chas. John, second son of W. Manning, esq. M.P. Of Combe Bank, Kent, to Cath. Sophia, eldest daughter of major gen. Sir Rich. Downes Jackson, K.C.B. and niece to the countess Mulgrove." Second marriage to Louisa Augusta Henniker, daughter of Rev. Sir Augustus Brydges Henniker and Elizabeth Henniker-Major, Q3 1862 St George Hanover Square, London.

  3. Living at Pendell Court, Bletchingley, Surrey in the 1841 census: Charles Jno Manning Esqr, age 51, Deputy Lieutenant - Commissioner of Property taxn, born Totteridge, Hertfordshire, with his first wife Catherine Sophia age 40, children Charles Downes, 21, Mary Harriett, 18, Alice, 8 and servants. Living at 15 Princes Gardens, Knightsbridge, Westminster, in the 1871 census: Charles J Manning, age 71, West India Mercht. Deputy Lieut., born Totteridge, Kent, with his second wife Louisa A., 43, born Thornham, Suffolk, and their daughters Agnes, 7, Veronica, 5, Bertha, 1, Augusta, 0 and servants.

  4. Died 29/11/1880 at 15 Princes Gardens, Knightsbridge, Middlesex, aged 81, leaving effects under £70,000. Offices at 109 Leadenhall-street. Executors were Eric Carington Smith of 1 Lombard Street, London and Edwin Freshfield of 5 Bank Buildings, London.

    He was brother of Henry Edward Manning (1808–1892), Roman Catholic convert and Archbishop of Westminster (1865-1892) and Cardinal (1875-1892).

Sources

T71/877 Antigua claim nos. 79 (Lower Walrond & Upper Walrond Estates) and 259 (Little Duers).

  1. Martin Daunton, ‘Manning, William (1763–1835)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2004); for the parliamentary contributions of William Manning MP, see Hansard, http://hansard.millbanksystems.com/people/mr-william-manning.

  2. Edmund Burke, Annual Register, Vol. 70 (London, Baldwin and Cradock, 1829) p. 203; for information on Sir Richard Downes Jackson (1777-1835) see the Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online, http://www.biographi.ca/009004-119.01-e.php?&id_nbr=3461; FreeUKGen, England and Wales Free BMD Database, Marriages, 1837-1983 [database online]; http://thepeerage.com/p31348.htm#i313475.

  3. 1851 census online; 1871 census online.

  4. FreeUKGen, England and Wales Free BMD Database, Deaths, 1837-1983 [database online]; National Probate Calendar 1881.


Further Information

Absentee?
British/Irish
Spouse
(1) Catherine Sophia Jackson (2) Louisa Augusta Henniker
Children
With (1): Mary (1823-1910), Charles Downes (1825-1891), Alice (1843-). With (2): Elizabeth Mary Agnes (1863-), Mary Veronica (1865-), Mary Ellen Bertha (1869-)
Will

Proven in London 06/01/1881. Executors Eric Carington Smith of 1 Lombard Street, London, and Edwin Freshfield of 5 Bank Buildings, London. (National Probate Calendar 1881.)

Wealth at death
£70,000

Associated Claims (2)

£3,626 12S 1D
Awardee
£889 10S 1D
Unsuccessful claimant

Relationships (3)

Son → Father
Business associates
Notes →
Co-trustees under the marriage settlement of Bethell Walrond and Lady Janet St Claire and as such awarded compensation for Upper and Lower Walrond estates in Antigua: see Antigua...
Brothers

Addresses (2)

15 Princes Gardens, Knightsbridge, London, Middlesex, London, England
Pendell Court, Bletchingley, Surrey, South-east England, England