John Cave

1765 - 27th Mar 1842

Claimant or beneficiary

Biography

  1. Bristol manufacturer (glass and vitriol), son of John Cave (1736-1800) the Bristol banker and Susannah Cox (d. 1806).

Sources

T71/877 Antigua claim no. 37 (Friar's Hill).

  1. William D. Rubinstein, Who were the rich? A biographical dictionary of British wealth-holders Volume Two 1840-1859 (London, Social Affairs Unit, 2012) reference 1842/10.

Further Information

Absentee?
British/Irish
Spouse
(1) Penelope Oliver (2) Catherine Margaret Strachan
Children
Elizabeth
Wealth at death
£160,000
Rubinstein
1842/10

Associated Claims (1)

£1,984 16S 10D
Awardee

Legacies Summary

Physical (1)

Country house
Brentry House 
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Built 1802 for William Payne; remodelled 1817-1825. See David Lambert, 'The prospect of trade: the merchant gardeners of Bristol in the second half of the 18thC' pp. 123-145 in Michael Conan...

Political (2)

Local Government
Tory 
office →
Sheriff
1822 - 1823
office →
Mayor
1828 - 1829

Addresses (1)

Brentry House, Brentry, Bristol, Gloucestershire, South-west England, England