Francis Degen merchant of Fulham

???? - 1783


London merchant an ship-owner, naturalised in 1752, and consignee of 50 hogsheads of sugar p.a. under the will of Lewis Brotherson sen. (q.v.).

  1. Will of Francis Degen of [Hammersmith] Fulham merchant proved 10/10/1783. He left his property in trust (his trustees included William Manning sen.) to provide the interest on £6000, the income on £1000 with the Royal Exchange Assurance and further £36 p.a. from consols, together with his small house in Hammersmith for life, to Katherine Foljambe, then living with him. He left his large house on The Mall Hammersmith and £8000 to William Manning jun. when he reached 21. In a codicil he willed his share in three ships to their respective captains, Capt. John Calfe, Capt. James Blair and Capt. Richard Livermore.


House of Lords Journal Volume 27: January 1752, 11-20,

  1. PROB 11/1109/138

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Relationships (4)

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Deign left Manning £8000 and his house on Hammersmith Mall at 21 under his will proved in...
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Addresses (1)

The Mall, Hammersmith, Middlesex, London, England