John Cust, 1st Earl Brownlow

1779 - 1853

Claimant or beneficiary

Biography

Trustee and executor for the estate of the mother-in-law of his younger brother (Edward Cust, q.v.).

  1. Son of Brownlow Cust and Frances Bankes. Eton. Matriculated Trinity Cambridge Michaelmas 1797; MA 1801. FSA 1801; MP Clitheroe 1802-7; FRS 1805. President of Royal Archaeological Institution Society 1841-9.

  2. Living at Belgrave Square in 1841, age 61, with Emma Brownlow age 50, Caroline Cust age 21, Amelia Cust age 20 and Katherine Cust age 18, and 9 male and 14 female servants. At 12 Belgrave Square in 1850. At Belton House in Lincolnshire in the census of 1851.

Sources

T71/885 British Guiana claim no. 716A&B (Greenwich Park). The notes show that Brownlow and his co-trustee Wilbraham Egerton were appointed in the place of James Dannett, the original awardee. Edward Cust's wife was the daughter and heir of Lewis William Boode and Margaret Dannett.

http://thepeerage.com/p2886.htm [accessed 09/08/2012].

  1. Ancestry.com, Cambridge University Alumni 1261-1900 [database online], entry for Hon. John Cust.

  2. 1841 and 1851 censuses online. Findmypast, Westminster Rate Books 1634-1900 [database online].


Further Information

Absentee?
British/Irish
Name in compensation records
John Earl Brownlow
Spouse
(1) Amelia Sophia Hume (2) Caroline Fludyer (3) Lady Emma Sophia Edgcumbe
Children
With (1) Lady Sophia Cust, John Hume Egerton (Viscount Alford), Hon Charles Cust. With (2) Lady Caroline cust, Lady Katherine Cust
School
Eton
University
Cambridge (Trinity) [1797-1801 ]

Associated Claims (1)

£10,058 15S 4D
Awardee

Legacies Summary

Political (1)

MP
Tory 
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Clitheroe Lancashire
1802 - 1807

Addresses (3)

12 Belgrave Square, London, Middlesex, London, England
Ashridge Estate, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, South-east England, England
Notes →

Owned by Earl Brownlow but it's not clear if he actually lived there.

Belton House, Belton, Lincolnshire, East Midlands, England