Charles Snell Chauncy

1789 - 9th Oct 1866

Claimant or beneficiary

Biography

  1. Son of Charles Snell of Austin Friars London arm., matriculated St John's Oxford 29 Oct 1807 aged 18: of Dane End Herts., lord of the manor of Little Munden. Charles Snell (as Charles Snell Chauncy) appears in Rubinstein Vol. 1 [1809/18] West India merchant, son of William Snell and Martha Chauncey, marrying Amelia daughter of Nathaniel Chauncey and leaving £125,000.

  2. Brother of Nathaniel Snell Chauncy (q.v.).

  3. Married Elizabeth Beale 9 August 1817 St Marylebone; daughter Elizabeth baptised 14/03/1821 at St Marylebone.

  4. Sheriff of Hertfordshire 29/01/1840.

  5. 17/11/1866 will proven of Charles Snell Chauncy late of Dane End Little Munden in the County of Hertford who died 09/11/1866 at Dane End, effects under £6000 (resworn at the Stamp Office March 1870 under £16,000).

Sources

T71/887 British Guiana claim nos. 2316 (Canefields), 2334 (Columbia) and 2340 (Golden Fleece).

  1. Ancestry.com, Oxford University Alumni, 1715-1886 [database online], from which an approximate birth date is taken. William D. Rubinstein, Who were the rich? A biographical dictionary of British wealth-holders Volume One 1809-1839 (London, Social Affairs Unit, 2009) reference 1809/18.

  2. A History of the county of Hertford: volume 3 (1912) pp. 129-35 http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=43591 [accessed 11/10/2010].

  3. Ancestry.com, London England Marriages and Banns 1754-1921 [database online]; Ancestry.com, London, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906 [database online].

  4. London Gazette, Issue 19819, 31/01/1840, p. 197.

  5. National Probate Calendar 1866.


Further Information

Absentee?
British/Irish
Spouse
Elizabeth Beale (9/8/1817)
Children
Elizabeth (1821-)
Occupation
Merchant

Associated Claims (7)

£18,195 0S 8D
Awardee
£17,896 4S 5D
Awardee
£21,607 18S 3D
Awardee
£5,077 15S 4D
Awardee (Owner-in-fee)
£272 12S 3D
Awardee
£1,952 7S 2D
Awardee
£2,407 18S 1D
Awardee

Addresses (1)

Dane End, Little Munden, Hertfordshire, South-east England, England