Roger Harries

1760 - 1839

Claimant or beneficiary

Biography

London merchant, probably in the wine-trade, executor with George Hibbert of Nathaniel Phillips of Slebech, and in that capacity awarded the compensation for Pleasant Hill and Phillipsfield in St Thomas-in-the-East in Jamaica.

  1. The partnership between Roger Harries and Wm Harries under the firm Roger Harries and Son dissolved 21/11/1823. Previously he had been a partner with Quarles Harris and Cabel Roope at Oporto under the firm of Harris, Harries and Roope, which was dissolved 31/12/1807. Roger Harries of Regent Square 79 years buried 16/03/1839 at St George Bloomsbury.

  2. Roger Harries was possibly the uncle of Mary Dorothea Phillips, the second wife of Nathaniel Phillips of Slebech. He was involved in the untangling of the Milford bank of Thomas Phillips, his brother-in-law and possibly his nephew, in which Nathaniel Phillips had become involved.

Sources

T71/ St Thomas-in-the-East nos. 224, 226 and 270.

  1. London Gazette, Issue 17978, 25/11/1823, p. 1975; London Gazette, Issue 16128, 15/03/1808, p. 393; Ancestry.com, London, England, Deaths and Burials, 1813-1980 [database online].

  2. http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/wal/ThomasPhilipps.html [accessed 21/03/2102].


Further Information

Absentee?
British/Irish
Spouse
Sophia Arbouin
Children
William Matthew;
Occupation
Merchant

Associated Claims (3)

£3,599 4S 5D
Awardee (Executor or executrix)
£527 12S 2D
Awardee (Executor or executrix)
£2,634 19S 3D
Awardee (Executor or executrix)

Legacies Summary

Commercial (1)

Senior partner
Roger Harries
Wine merchant?