William Gladstone

1809 - 4th Mar 1873

Claimant or beneficiary

Biography

Son and executor of Robert Gladstone (d. 1835) and awarded with his brothers the compensation for the Great Valley estate in Manchester, Jamaica.

  1. Cousin of the Prime Minister William Ewart Gladstone. Baptised 14/11/1809 Liverpool, son of Robert Gladstone (1773-31/08/1835) and Catherine Steuart. Glasgow University. Married Charlotte Watkin in 1837 (at least four sons, three daughters). East India merchant and magistrate and apparently a partner in Thomas Bonar & co., Russina merchants. Director of Allied Assurance. Governor of Christ's Hospital. Died 04/03/1873 at Queen's Gate, Kensington, leaving £120,000.

Sources

T71/860 Manchester no. 65.

  1. Rubinstein 1873/47.

Further Information

Absentee?
British/Irish
Name in compensation records
William Gladstone
Spouse
Catherine Steuart
Children
At least 4 sons, 3 daughters
Wealth at death
£120,000
University
Glasgow
Occupation
East India merchant
Rubinstein
1873/47

Associated Claims (1)

£9,225 16S 5D
Awardee (Executor or executrix)

Legacies Summary

Cultural (1)

Governor
Christ's Hospital...... 
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Rubinstein...

Imperial (1)

East India Company
Commercial  
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East India merchant, although the exact nature of his relations with the East India Company is...