Thomas Fitzhugh of Portland Place

???? - 1799


Biography

  1. Will of Thomas Fitzhugh of Portland Place proved 11/01/1800. The will identified his brother-in-law as John Purling, his brother as Valentine, his nephew and his nephew's wife as William and Charlotte Fitzhugh, and his great nephew as William Fitzhugh jun. He left each of the directors of the Hon. East India Co. a mourning ring. He left his daughters Charlotte and Emilia (also given as Emily) £8500 each. He left his real estate in England and St Vincent to his son Thomas Fitzhugh.

  2. In 1791, John Purling (q.v.), Thomas Fitzhugh and [Sir] Richard Neave (q.v.) bought 88 acres of land and 31 named enslaved people on St Vincent for £6169 14s from Duncan Campbell of St Vincent. Neave still held an interest when he made his will, proved in 1814.


Sources

  1. PROB 11/1335/107.

  2. Deed Book 1791, British Library, EAP688/1/1/5, https://eap.bl.uk/archive-file/EAP688-1-1-5 pp. 184 et seq.


Further Information

Absentee?
British/Irish
Spouse
Married but no further details
Children
Mary, Harriet, Charlotte, Emily or Emilia

Relationships (4)

Uncle → Nephew
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Brother-in-laws
Brother → Sister
Business associates
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Neave and Fitzhugh together with John Purling were joint purchasers of an estate and enslaved people from Duncan Campbell in 1791. Neave still held an inteterest when he made his will, proved in...

Addresses (1)

Portland Place, London, Middlesex, London, England