Henry Blanshard

1786 - 1854

Claimant or beneficiary

Biography

Trustee of the marriage settlement of George Carrington (q.v.) and Anna Maria Parris. Probably the Henry Blanshard whose partnership with William Wilson as merchants and insurance-brokers at Broad Street was dissolved 31/12/1812, and certainly the Director of the London Assurance.

  1. Married Sarah Ann Percival at St Mary Islington 24/03/1814. Children Margaret and Henry baptised at St Mary Islington 1815 and 1820 respectively. In 1851 Henry Blanshard was living at 37 Great Ormond Street aged 65 Retired Merchant, born Walworth Surrey. Will of Henry Blanshard of Great Ormond Street proved 23/05/1854. The son Henry Blanshard the younger, a banker of Lombard Street, left £60,000 at his death in 1870.

Sources

T71/897 Barbados claim nos. 2934 (Chapel) and 2980 (Carringtons). London Gazette, Issue 17319, 03/01/1818, p. 20.

  1. PROB 11/2190; Ancestry.com, London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921 [database online]; Ancestry.com, London, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906 [database online]; National Probate Calendar 1870.

Further Information

Absentee?
British/Irish
Spouse
Sarah Ann Percival
Children
Margaret (1815-), Henry the younger (1820-1870)
Occupation
Merchant

Associated Claims (2)

£5,202 8S 9D
Awardee (Trustee)
£5,458 15S 7D
Awardee (Trustee)

Legacies Summary

Commercial (1)

Director
London Assurance
Insurance  
 
notes →
1. Shown as a Director of London Assurance 1836, until his death in 1854...

Addresses (1)

37 Great Ormond Street, London, Middlesex, London, England