Daniel Stephenson

1779 - 1846

Claimant or beneficiary


Awarded compensation for the Hopewell estate in Jamaica as executor of George Burton of Trinity House, who had taken security over the estate through a sub-mortgage for the repayment of £8000 to William White in 1796.

  1. Probably the Daniel Stephenson who was a director of the London Assurance Company between at least 1836 and his death by 1847.

  2. Will of Daniel Stephenson of Guildford Street (presumably the father) proved 14/05/1818; "In Upper Guildford-street, in his 84th year, Daniel Stephenson esq. Formerly of Blandensburg in America, and afterwards for many years a most respectable merchant in Tower-street, London"; will of Daniel Stephenson of St Pancras proved 12/01/1847. Burial of Daniel Stephenson aged 67 of Guildford Street St Pancras Parish Chapel 02/01/1847.

  3. Captain Daniel Stephenson lived at 30 Guildford Street from 1817 to 1848.

  4. Memorial in St Pancras Parish Church: "Captain DANIEL STEPHENSON, 1846, an elder brother of Trinity House, and ELIZABETH RUTHERFORD STEPHENSON, (no date) his wife, second daughter of John Sims of Walthamstow." (She was interred in the catacombs, Highgate Cemetery).

  5. There is an account of the successive involvements in the Hopewell estate of Burton, John Cowell as consignee, the claimants George Cowell and Felix Booth, and then Stephenson, in the report of White v Parnther (1829). Stephenson was an appellant in this case with William White's nephew (also William White).   


T71/872 Hanover claim no. 92.

  1. London Gazette, Issue 19421, 20/09/1836, p. 1639; London Gazette, Issue 20709, 26/02/1847, p. 836.

  2. PROB 11/1604 and PROB 11/2049; Obituaries, Gentleman's Magazine vol 88 part 1, May 10 1818; Ancestry.com, London, England, Deaths and Burials, 1813-1980 [database online].

  3. Walter H. Godfrey and W. McB. Marcham (editors) Survey of London (1952) vol 24, chapter 3 (transcribed at http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=65561).

  4. http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=65559 [accessed 23/08/2011].

  5. Jerome E Knapp, Reports of cases argued and determined before the committees of His Majesty's most honourable Privy Council 1829-1831 (London, 1831) White v Parnther pp. 179-230.

Further Information

Elizabeth Sims

Associated Claims (1)

£1,652 7s 4d
Awardee (Executor or executrix)

Associated Estates (1)

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
1826 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Executor

Relationships (2)

Son-in-law → Father-in-law

Addresses (1)

30 Guilford Street, London, Middlesex, London, England