Rev. Peter William Pegus

1792 - 21st Apr 1860

Claimant or beneficiary

Biography

Son of Peter and Susannah Henrietta Pegus.  The Pegus family had cotton estates on Carriacou.

  1. An indenture concerning the sale of the Hermitage estate in Carriacou was executed in 1827 by Susannah Henrietta Pegus of Stamford, her son Peter William Pegus and his siblings Henrietta Margaretta, Mary Anne Jane and Frederick Edward Pegus. When Susannah Henrietta was buried on May 11 1832 aged 73 she was described as of Croom's Hill Kent.

  2. Pegus' daughter Maria Antoinetta married Charles, 10th Marquess of Huntly; his step-daughter Lady Charlotte Elizabeth Bertie married the ironmaster John Guest.

  3. Death of Peter William Pegus registered Marylebone Q2 1860; in 1861 his widow Charlotte was a visitor at Orton Longueville staying with her daughter and son-in-law Charles Gordon Marquess of Huntly.

Sources

  1. Smith-Robertson Genealogy http://agenealogyhunt.blogspot.com/2010/08/part-334s-smith-robertson-genealogy.htmlLondon [accessed 14/02/2011]; Ancestry.com, London, England, Deaths and Burials, 1813-1980 [database online].

  2. Earl of Bessborough (ed.) 'Lady Charlotte Guest: extracts from her journal 1833-1852' (London: John Murray, 1950)

  3. www.familysearch.org [accessed 14/02/2011]; FreeUKGen, England and Wales Free BMD Database, Deaths, 1837-1983 [database online]; 1861 census online.


Further Information

Absentee?
British/Irish
Spouse
Charlotte Susannah Elizabeth Layard (1821), widow of General Albemarle Bertie, 9th Earl of Lindsey
Children
Elizabeth Susannah, Maria Antoinetta Pegus
Occupation
Clergyman
Religion
Church of England

Associated Claims (1)

£3,679 6S 5D
Awardee (Owner-in-fee)