George Reid

1800 - 1855

Claimant or beneficiary

Biography

Son of Sir Thomas Reid, brother of Sir John Rae Reid (q.v.) and partner in Reid, Irving (q.v.).

  1. Born 17 October 1800 and baptised 1801 at St Botolphs; inherited an estate at Woodmansterne Surrey in 1824 from his father; married Sarah Isabella Holmes 1832; died 22/7/1855 at Brighton.

  2. In 1841 George Reid merchant aged 40 is shown living at Woodmansterne with his wife Sarah aged 20 [sic], son George aged 8 months and Elizabeth (18) and Emma Lempriere (15), in fact his nieces, and a large household; in 1851 he was described as gentleman, 'income derived on advances [?] on mortgage'.

Sources

  1. http://www.epsomandewellhistoryexplorer.org.uk/ReidFamily.html, accessed 19/01/2013. London England Baptisms Marriages and Burials 1538-1812 shows the baptism of a George Reid son of Thomas and Elizabeth Reid at St Botolphs, and London England Marriages and Banns 1754-1921 the marriage of George Reid and Sarah Isabella Holmes (with J.R. Reid as a witness) on the dates given in this local history site.

  2. 1841 and 1851 censuses online.


Further Information

Absentee?
British/Irish
Spouse
Sarah Isabella Holmes
Occupation
East India and West India merchant

Associated Claims (9)

£454 14S 4D
Awardee
£2,968 12S 7D
Awardee
£4,308 19S 0D
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£8,661 2S 5D
Awardee
£1,221 18S 5D
Awardee
£1,627 19S 2D
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£3,300 14S 2D
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£1,178 17S 5D
Awardee
£1,907 0S 11D
Awardee

Legacies Summary

Commercial (1)

Other partner
Reid, Irving
West India & East India merchant  
 

Addresses (1)

Woodmansterne, Coulsdon, Surrey, London, England