George Stanley Cary

1780 - 1858

Claimant or beneficiary

Biography

George Stanley Cary of Follaton Devonshire, son of Edward Cary (d. 1822) and Camilla Annabella Fleming, and grandson of Gilbert Fane Fleming, great grandson of Hon. Gilbert Fleming, Governor General of the Leeward Islands, awarded the compensation with his cousin Sir Wastel Brisco (q.v.) for the Shadwell and Great Westhope and Grange estates on St Kitts.

  1. Born 1780, in a collateral branch of the Carys of Torr Abbey. George Stanley Cary's father Edward Cary, grandson of Edward Cary of Torr Abbey, bought the Follaton estate near Totness [sic]. In additon to land in Devonshire, George Stanley Cary held extensive estates in the West Indies inherited from his great-grandfather Gilbert Fleming.

  2. George Stanley Carey [sic] of Fullerton [sic] Devonshire married Matilda Mary Bedingfield, daughter of Sir Richard Bedingfield (1767-1829). Death of George stanley Cary registered Q1 1858 Totnes.

  3. According to local planning records and magazines, the extant house at Follaton was built for George Stanley Cary by George Stanley Repton in 1826.

Sources

St Kitts claim nos. 303 (Shadwell Park and Great Westhope) and 355 (Grange), where he is given as George Stanley Carey. The mothers of George Stanley Cary and Wastel Brisco were sisters.

  1. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Commoners Vol. II (1835) p. 38 'Cary of Follaton.'

  2. Burke's Peerage (1832) Vol. 1 p. 98; FreeUKGen, England and Wales Free BMD Database, Deaths, 1837-1983 [database online].

  3. http://www.southhams.gov.uk/administration/committee_agendas/development_control/16Jan08/2545.pdf and http://www.southhams.gov.uk/s_hams_wint_06_web.pdf [accessed 08/01/2012]. The latter gives George Stanley Cary's life dates as 1777-1858.


Further Information

Absentee?
British/Irish
Name in compensation records
George Stanley Carey
Spouse
Matilda Mary Bedingfield
Children
7 daughters; 1 son

Associated Claims (2)

£3,482 17S 6D
Awardee
£3,613 0S 11D
Awardee

Legacies Summary

Physical (1)

Country house
Follaton House [Built] 
description →
Neo-classical country house...

Addresses (1)

Devon & Cornwall, England