John Lavicount Anderdon

1792 - 8th Mar 1874

Previous owner (non-claimant)


Partner in Manning & Anderdon (q.v.) between 1816 and 1854, son of John Proctor Anderdon (q.v.) and brother of James Hughes Anderdon (q.v.). Manning & Anderdon failed in 1831 and the compensation for the enslaved people owned by the partnership was paid to assignees in bankruptcy or to creditors such as the banking firm of Smith Payne & Smith (q.v.).

  1. Administration of John Lavicount Anderdon formerly of Devonshire Terrace Hyde Park but late of Chislehurst Kent, who died 08/03/1874 granted 23/05/1874 to widow Anna Maria (the daughter of William Manning MP and sister of Cardinal Manning), effects under £800. Anna Maria in turn left under £18,000 when administration was granted to her daughter in 1880.

  2. A visitor at 19a Waterloo Street, Hove, Sussex, at the house of Cecilia Hall [Halt?]. Living at 1 Church Row, Chis[t]lehurst, Kent, in the census of 1861, age 69, Gentleman, with his wife Anna age 64, 2 daughters and 3 female servants. Living with his son John E. Anderdon and his family at Henlade House, Ruishton, Somerset, in the census of 1871.


W. P. Courtney, ‘Anderdon, John Lavicount (1792–1874), writer on angling and devotional subjects’, rev. Wray Vamplew, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2004), online edn, Jan 2009, [accessed 12/09/2012].

  1. National Probate Calendar 1874 and 1880.

  2. 1851, 1861 and 1871 censuses online.

Further Information

Anna Maria Manning
John L., Anne, Maria E., possibly others
West India merchant
Oxford DNB Entry

Associated Estates (11)

The dates listed below have different categories as denoted by the letters in the brackets following each date. Here is a key to explain those letter codes:

  • SD - Association Start Date
  • SY - Association Start Year
  • EA - Earliest Known Association
  • ED - Association End Date
  • EY - Association End Year
  • LA - Latest Known Association
1817 [EA] - 1831 [LA] → Joint owner
01/01/1828 [SD] - 1831 [EY] → Lessee (Estate)

End year is the latest date of association that can be varied by the available sources.

1813 [EA] - 1831 [LA] → Joint owner
1828 [EA] - 1831 [LA] → Mortgagee-in-Possession
1822 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Joint owner
30/05/1823 [SD] - 1831 [LA] → Joint owner
1828 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Owner
1828 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Joint owner
1828 [EA] - 1831 [LA] → Lessee
1834 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Owner
1828 [EA] - 1831 [LA] → Mortgagee-in-Possession

Legacies Summary

Commercial (1)

Manning & Anderdon
West India merchant  
notes →

Historical (5)

The River Dove: with some Quiet Thoughts on the Happy Practice of... 1847 
Approach to the Holy... 1852 
Exposition of the Apostle's... 1852 
The Life of Thomas Ken: Bishop of Bath and... 1854 
The Messiah: A Narrative of the life, travels, death, resurrection and ascension of our... 1861 

Relationships (4)

Father → Son
Son-in-law → Father-in-law

Addresses (2)

1 Church Row, Chislehurst, Kent, South-east England, England
Henlade House, Ruishton, Henlade, Somerset, South-west England, England