Rowland Mitchell

1784 - 27th Oct 1870

Claimant or beneficiary

Biography

Son of the West India planter David Mitchell, brother of John [the older] (q.v.), Samuel (q.v.), Francis Henry and William junior, and a partner in W. R. & S Mitchell (q.v.) which failed in 1841-2.  

  1. Born West Indies.

  2. Fiat of bankruptcy and loss of directorship of WIDCO; lost directorship of Guardian Fire & Life Assurance; certified Jan. 1842; appears to have resumed directorship at Guardian Fire & Life until death.

  3. A banker of 57a Upper Wimpole Street when named as an executor in the will of Sarah Tierney Myers (q.v.).

  4. Death registered Q4 1870 aged 86 at Marylebone: buried 'of Nottingham Place, St Marylebone', All Souls Kensal Green 'aged 85' 02/11/1870.

  5. Will proved by brother Francis Henry Mitchell of 12 Upper Wimpole Street 19/04/1871 of Rowland Mitchell formerly of Lime Street but late of 7 Nottingham Place who died 27/10/1870, effects under £300.

  6. NB  Francis Henry Mitchell (c. 1795-1891) late of 12 Upper Wimpole Street who died 02/08/1891 left £203,998 3s 4d: will proven 05/10/1891 by Frank Johnstone Mitchell of Llanfrechfa Grange Newport Mon.; William Rowland Mitchell of Salthrop Wroughton Wilts.; Col. Herbert Leonard Mitchell of 17A Onslow Gardens; Clayton Mitchell of West Highlands near Winchester Commander RN and Arthur Charles Mitchell of Cottles Melksham Wilts., gentleman, the sons the executors.

Sources

  1. 1861 census online (which shows him living at Nottingham Place Director Guardian Office with daughter Mary Ann Steegen Baroness aged 49 and grandson Alexander, clerk in the bank of England.

  2. London Gazette, Issue 20036, 09/11/1841, p. 19; London Gazette, Issue 20049, 07/12/1841, pp. 3-4; London Gazette, Issue 20060, 14/01/1842, p. 25; London Gazette, Issue 23684, 02/12/1870, p. 5631.

  3. PROB 11/1990.

  4. FreeUKGen, England and Wales Free BMD Database, Deaths, 1837-1983 [database online]; Ancestry.com, London, England, Deaths and Burials, 1813-1980 [database online]. Children from Ancestry.com, London, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906 [database online] (Ellen Kate's baptism is transcribed as 1816 but the underlying record shows her baptism as 06/08/1815).

  5. National Probate Calendar 1871.

  6. National Probate Calendar 1891.


Further Information

Absentee?
British/Irish
Spouse
Ann Heath
Children
Mary Anne (1811-), John ('the younger', 1813-), Ellen Kate (1815-)
Will

Exor = Francis Henry Mitchell [London Gazette 23731 25/4/1871 p. 23.

Wealth at death
£300

Associated Claims (30)

£3,915 19S 5D
Awardee
£1,055 7S 11D
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£1,549 0S 9D
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£2,475 2S 2D
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£282 16S 1D
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£958 3S 1D
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£6,189 13S 10D
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£2,509 16S 0D
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£4,381 19S 2D
Awardee (Mortgagee)
£4,801 14S 9D
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£1,927 15S 11D
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£526 7S 0D
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£1,843 0S 3D
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£820 13S 2D
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£3,854 10S 7D
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£553 1S 12D
Awardee
£1,286 10S 6D
Awardee (Executor or executrix)
£14,597 4S 1D
Awardee
£7,416 3S 3D
Awardee (Owner-in-fee)
£231 6S 2D
Awardee
£8,076 16S 9D
Awardee
£3,653 7S 3D
Awardee
£2,861 4S 10D
Awardee
£5,024 8S 6D
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£30 18S 10D
Awardee
£3,839 9S 9D
Awardee
£2,771 8S 3D
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£3,494 8S 6D
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£4,725 4S 11D
Awardee
£3,304 7S 4D
Awardee

Legacies Summary

Commercial (3)

Name partner
W., R. & S. Mitchell
West India merchant  
 
Director
Guardian Fire & Life
West India merchant  
 
Director
West India Dock Co.
West India merchant  
 

Relationships (1)

Brothers

Addresses (3)

53 Upper Harley Street, London, Middlesex, London, England
57a Upper Wimpole Street, London, Middlesex, London, England
Nottingham Place, London, Middlesex, London, England