Richard Honnywill

???? - 1842

Claimant or beneficiary


Bristol merchant and partner of George Weare Braikenridge in Honnywill & Braikenridge (q.v.).

  1. A Richard Honnywill married Susanna Avant 25/02/1786 in Bristol; a Richard Honnywill married Elizabeth Henderson 23/10/1798 at Westbury on Trym Gloucs.; the death of Richard Honnywill was registered Q2 1842 at Clifton; on 15/11/1827 Edward Agustus [sic] (b. 26/01/1822), Alfred (b. 06/12/1823); John Blake (b. 14/12/1824), Emma (b. 22/09/1826) were all baptised at Clifton, the children of Richard Honnywill and Elizabeth; Julia Archall Honywill was born to Richard and Elizabeth and baptised on 26/05/1830. [These children appear more likely to be grandchildren than children of the 1798 marriage].

  2. John Blake Honnywill, fourth son of Richard Honnywill of Clifton near Bristol gent., Wadham College matric. 21/10/1842 aged 17.


  1., England and Wales, Marriages and Banns, 1538-1940 [database online]; FreeUKGen, England and Wales Free BMD Database, Deaths, 1837-1983 [database online].

  2., Oxford University Alumni, 1500-1886 [database online] Francis A Homfray - Robert Honywood.

Further Information


Associated Claims (3)

£2,121 11S 11D
Awardee (Trustee)
£4,673 9S 7D
Awardee (Mortgagee)
£441 14S 0D
Awardee (Trustee)

Legacies Summary

Commercial (1)

Name partner
Braikenridge & Honnywill
West India merchant