Rev. Robert Coningham

1785 - 1836

Claimant or beneficiary

Biography

Awarded the compensation for Colonarie Vale in St Vincent with John Sterling (q.v.) as trustees of W[alter] Coningham.

  1. Will of Walter Coningham of Island of St Vincent proved 22/01/1831; will of Rev. Robert Coningham clerk of Chorley Wood Hertfordshire proved 23/07/1836. This latter will (of Rev. Robert Coningham), made in 1816, is short and merely appointed trustees of his estate, guardians for his son William and three executors: in 1822 he made his wife sole executrix and guardian.

  2. Adm. Fell.-Com. (age 22) at PETERHOUSE, Mar. 11, 1807. Of Ireland. Matric. Easter, 1807, as Conyngham; B.A. 1811; M.A. 1826. Ord. deacon (London, Litt. dim. from Ely) Mar. 18, 1810; priest (Ely) June 24, 1810; C. of Abington, 1810. Of Rosehill, Herts. Died May 23, 1836, aged 52, at Chorley Wood, Herts. Father of the next [William Coningham (1815-1884)]. (G. Mag., 1836, II. 217.)

  3. Coningham's wife Louisa Capper is in the ODNB as an author.

Sources

T71/892 St Vincent no. 459.

  1. PROB 11/1781/189; PROB 11/1864/131. The will of William Coningham of Upper Gower street proved 15/02/1826 identifies the testator as the brother of Walter Coningham and uncle of Robert Coningham, PROB 11/1708/276.

  2. Ancestry.com, Cambridge University Alumni 1261-1900 [database online].

  3. Mary Anne Perkins, 'Capper [married name Coningham], Louisa (1776-1840), Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2004), http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/4599 [accessed 29/10/2012].


Further Information

Absentee?
British/Irish
Name in compensation records
Robert Coningham
Spouse
Louisa Capper
Children
William
University
Cambridge (Peterhouse) [1807-1811 ]
Occupation
Clergyman
Religion
Church of England

Associated Claims (1)

£8,151 19S 7D
Awardee (Trustee)

Addresses (1)

Chorleywood, Hertfordshire, South-east England, England