Robert Claxton of Bristol

???? - 1812


Biography

Bristol West India merchant, partner in Protheroes & Claxton, and then Robert Claxton & Son.

  1. Will of Robert Claxton merchant of Bristol proved 06/02/1813. He left £3000 each to his younger sons Christopher, Robert, William and Philip Protheroe Claxton at 21, and £4000 each to his daughters Elizabeth and Margaret.

Sources

  1. PROB 11/1541/102

Further Information

Absentee?
British/Irish
Spouse
Rachel Mardenborough
Children
Butler Thompson; Christopher; William; Robert; Philip Protheroe
Occupation
West India merchant

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
1798 [SY] - → Mortgage Holder

Legacies Summary

Commercial (2)

Partner
Philip & George Protheroe
West India merchant  
 
Senior Partner
Robert Claxton & Son
West India merchant  
 

Relationships (4)

Husband → Wife
Father → Son
Father → Son
Notes →
This is tentative. Robert Claxton certainly had a son William but to date the likely link with William Claxton of the compensation records has not been...
Uncle → Nephew

Addresses (1)

Bristol, Gloucestershire, South-west England, England