Robert Hichens

???? - 20th Mar 1865

Claimant or beneficiary

Biography

Awarded with others (including William Hichens, q.v.) part of the compensation for the enslaved people on Stephen Blizard's in Antigua, apparently as trustees of the Stapleton family.

  1. Almost certainly the London stockbroker Robert Hichens of Threadneedle Street, in partnership with his brother William until the latter's death in 1850. Robert Hichens of St Giles Camberwell married Jane Snaith St John Hackney 7/8/1823. Will of Robert Hichens, who died 20/03/1865 at East Dulwich, proved 07/04/1865, effects £140,000.

Sources

T71/877 Antigua no. 363.

  1. London England Marriages and Banns 1754-1921; National Probate Calendar 1865.

Further Information

Absentee?
British/Irish
Spouse
Jane Snaith
Children
Robert Snaith Hichens
Wealth at death
£140,000
Occupation
Stockbroker

Associated Claims (1)

£2,919 14S 8D
Awardee (Trustee)

Addresses (2)

Sackville Street, London, Middlesex, London, England
The Grove, East Dulwich, Surrey, London, England