Richard Silvester Cahill

1788 - 31st May 1868

Claimant or beneficiary

Biography

Executor for Crawford Davison (q.v.).

  1. Shown as 'gentleman' of Brighton and as of Kemp-town Brighton (two separate entries each for £1500) in subscription lists of the Direct London and Brighton Railway.

  2. Will with a codicil of Richard Silvester Cahill late of Richmond Surrey who died 31/05/1868 proved 1 August 1868, effects under £30,000, resworn December 1869 as under £35,000.

  3. In 1851, Richard Silvester Cahill aged 63 'Returned Merchant', birthplace illegible but possibly Jamaica was living at Sion Row, Twickenham, with his wife Frances aged 60 born Blandford Dorsetshire and daughter Mary Jane aged 29 born East Indies.

Sources

  1. Parliamentary Papers 1837 Vol. 48.

  2. National Probate Calendar 1868.

  3. 1851 census online.


Further Information

Absentee?
British/Irish
Spouse
Frances
Children
Mary Jane
Occupation
Merchant

Associated Claims (2)

£1,354 12S 0D
Awardee (Executor or executrix)
£2,415 12S 5D
Awardee (Executor or executrix)

Legacies Summary

Imperial (1)

East India Company
Other  
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'Returned merchant', his daughter was born in the East Indies c. 1822, although no details of his involvement with the East India Company are...

Addresses (1)

Brighton, Sussex, South-east England, England