Nicholas Clements Henry

???? - 24th Jan 1837

Claimant or beneficiary

Biography

The compensation for three claims on St Kitts was awarded to trustees for Nicholas Clements Henry, including his brother-in-law William Dowding. The property of Nicholas Clements Henry appears to have been placed in trust c. 1828.

  1. Mary Grace Clements, the daughter of Nicholas Clements Henry and his wife Elizabeth, was baptised at Trinity, Palmetto, St Kitts, 10/02/1822.

  2. '[Death] On the 24th ult. [January 1837] after a short illness, Nicholas Clements Henry Esq. late of the island of St Christopher, in the 52nd year of his age.'

  3. 22 June 1866. Letters of Administration (with the Will and Codicil annexed) of the Personal estate and effects of Nicholas Clements Henry formerly of the Island of St Christopher in the West Indies Planter but late of George-street Euston-square in the Parish of St Pancras in the County of Middlesex Gentleman deceased who died 24 January 1837 at George-street aforesaid left unadministered by Elizabeth Henry Widow the Relict one of the Executors named in the said Will were granted at the Principal Registry to Nicholas Clements Henry of Shirley Lodge Coombe-lane Croydon in the County of Surrey Stockbroker the Son one of the Residuary Legatees named in the said Will he having been first sworn. Former Grant Prerogative Court of Canterbury October 1837. Effects under £50 in England.

Sources

  1. Vere Langford Oliver, Caribbeana being miscellaneous papers relating to the history, genealogy, topography, and antiquities of the British West Indies (6 vols., London, Mitchell, Hughes and Clarke, 1910-1919) Vol. 6 p. 57.

  2. Times 01/02/1837 p.8.

  3. National Probate Calendar 1866.


Further Information

Absentee?
British/Irish?
Spouse
Elizabeth
Children
Including Mary Grace Clements

Associated Claims (3)

£971 11S 8D
Beneficiary
£297 13S 9D
Beneficiary
£1,023 11S 7D
Beneficiary

Associated Estates (8)

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] - 1825 [LA] → Attorney
1828 [EA] - 01/10/1830 [ED] → Lessee
01/10/1830 [SD] - 31/12/1830 [ED] → Manager
1825 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Owner
1828 [EA] - 1831 [LA] → Owner
1821 [EA] - 1825 [LA] → Attorney
1832 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Other

In 1832 Nicholas Clements Henry registered the enslaved people on Houstons as manager of his own trust estate; although in 1834 he was shown as the 'owner' in the Slave Registration, the compensation for the enslaved people on the estate was awarded to trustees for him.

1822 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Owner

Relationships (1)

Brother-in-laws

Addresses (2)

5 Randolph Street, Camden Town, London, Middlesex, London, England
Notes →

T71/1224: letter, dated 01/12/1835, from Nicholas Clements Henry, 5 Randolph St., Camden Town

George Street, Euston Square, London, Middlesex, London, England