Simon Barrow

1787 - 30th Dec 1862

Claimant or beneficiary


London West India merchant, partner in Barrow & Lousada (sometimes given as Louzada), q.v.

  1. 1841 census Simon Barrow Lansdown[e] Grove Bath aged 50 Independent with Jacob 30 Independent etc. 1851 census at George Street, Ryde age 64 magistrate, born London; 1861 census Simon Barrow aged 74 fundholder living with Rev John Simeon Barrow at Nelson House, Ryde. Simon Barrow late of Isle of Wight who died 30/12/1862 at Ryde, proved by Rev. John Simeon Barrow clerk son the sole executor. Effects under £3000; resworn August 1863 under £2000. 

  2. Simon Barrow served as Mayor of Bath in 1837.


T71/857 St Ann claim no. 447 (Banks). The children's names taken from [accessed 09/08/2012] are not entirely consistent with the above, although the life-dates are; the entry also gives the Lansdown[e] Grove address in Bath (as well as Devonshire Square). There is significant detail on Simon Barrow as part of a wider website dedicated to the Barrow and Lousada families at [accessed 23/07/2015].

  1. 1851 census online. 1861 census online. National Probate Calendar 1862.

  2. John Bury, 'Simon Barrow (II)', Ryde Social History Group, [accessed 23/07/2015].

Further Information

Tryphina Esther de Symons
Jacob Barrow, Capt. Francis Octavius Barrow, Major-Gen. Joseph Lyon Barrow (1812-90), Major-Gen. Lousada Barrow (1816-1877), Major-Gen. de Symons Barrow (1823-1905)
Wealth at death
West India merchant

Associated Claims (4)

£165 1s 3d
Unsuccessful claimant (Judgement creditor)
£1,879 16s 1d
Unsuccessful claimant
£155 7s 1d
Unsuccessful claimant
£2,536 18s 0d

Associated Estates (2)

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
1832 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Joint owner
1808 [EA] - → Mortgage Holder

Legacies Summary

Commercial (1)

Name partner
Barrow & Lousadas
West India merchant  

Imperial (1)

notes →
Simon Barrow's son Samuel served as a Police Magistrate in Van Diemen's Land 1842-1846 and a Stipendiary Magistrate on Norfolk Island in 1846, and by 1853 was Inspector-General of Penal...
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Relationships (2)

Son → Father
Notes →
An inferred relationship. Jacob Barrow left money to his son Simon in his will proved in...
Nephew → Uncle
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An inferred relationship. Joseph Barrow left significant wealth to his nephew Simon under his will proved in...

Addresses (3)

George Street, Newchurch, Ryde, Hampshire, Wessex, England
Lansdowne Grove, Bath, Somerset, South-west England, England
Nelson House, Nelson Street, Ryde, Isle of Wight, Hampshire, Wessex, England