Jonathan Higginson

1807 - 1859

Claimant or beneficiary

Biography

Liverpool merchant, awarded the compensation as trustee for Richard Dean, the executor of John Higginson (q.v.) for two awards in Barbados and claiming apparently unsuccessfully for a third.

  1. Son of John Higginson (1776-1834) and Sarah Ann Barrow, born Barbados 30/03/1807 and died at Everton Lancashire 09/01/1859. Partner in Barton, Irlam and Higginson (q.v.) which failed in 1847.

  2. Administration granted to widow Charlotte 08/05/1893 of Jonathan Higginson of Inverleith Road Edinburgh merchant died 06/01/1859 effects £50.

  3. 1841 census shows Jonathan Higginson merchant aged 30 living at Bebington Higher Bebington Cheshire with Charlotte (aged 20) and John (2) and Jane (1); in 1851 there is no matching entry for Jonathan Higginson but Charlotte Higginson wife aged 32 born Barbadoes is living at 3 Ellenbys Building Westbury on Trym, Clifton with daughter Charlotte E (9); Emily (7); Arthur (5) and Jonathan (2).  There is a registration of a marriage for Jonathan Higginson Q1 1838 West Derby Lancs.


Sources

T71/897 Barbados claim nos. 2751A&B (Palmers) and 2771 (Three Houses).

  1. http://gdcooke.org/SS/default.aspx/page/org2-o/p582.htm, which attributes the life dates and places to the IGI, [accessed 30/12/2010]. In fact, the IGI individual record confirms his parentship but shows his christening as 30/03/1807.

  2. National Probate Calendar 1893.

  3. 1841 and 1851 censuses; FreeUKGen, England and Wales Free BMD Database, Deaths, 1837-1983 [database online].


Further Information

Absentee?
British/Irish
Spouse
Charlotte
Occupation
Merchant

Associated Claims (4)

£3,705 4s 4d
Unsuccessful claimant
£2,615 15s 10d
Unsuccessful claimant (consensual) (Assignee)
£3,860 11s 6d
Awardee (Trustee)
£5,623 16s 10d
Awardee (Trustee)

Legacies Summary

Commercial (2)

Name partner
Barton, Irlam & Higginson
West India merchant  
 
Railway Investment
Dublin and Belfast Junction, and Navan Branch Extenstions [1846109]  
£6275 

Relationships (2)

Son → Father
Business partners

Addresses (2)

Higher Bebington, Cheshire, North-west England, England
Inverleith Road [Row?], Edinburgh, Midlothian (Edinburgh), Central Scotland, Scotland