Isaac Westmorland

1787 - 1856

Claimant or beneficiary


Partner in Stewart & Westmorland (q.v.). There was a significant divergence in the fortunes Westmorland and his partner Alexander Stewart (q.v.), who died a rich man.

  1. Married Hannah Cheeswright St Mary Islington 10/04/1819. Will of Isaac Westmorland of [Norwood Lane] Dulwich Surrey proved 03/11/1856 [in the short will he left everything to his wife]. Buried South Metropolitan Cemetery (now known as West Norwood Cemetery) aged 68 of Norwood Lane Dulwich 30/04/1856. In 1841 shown as aged 50 living Camberwell Green with wife Hannah 40, children John 17, Mary 15, Frederick 14, Herbert 12, Wilmot 10, Ellen 5, Agnes 3, Isaac 2, Eardley 11 months. He has not been located in the 1851 census when Hannah and their children were listed at 14 Gloucester Gardens, Paddington.

  2. In 1816 an Isaac Westmorland in partnership with James Thomson and Charles Osbourne at Billiter Square London was declared bankrupt.

  3. A son of Isaac Westmorland, Arthur Westmorland, was Fellow and Bursar of Jesus College Cambridge. He was a student there in the census of 1841, age 20, and died at 40 Panton, Street, Cambridge, in 1886 aged 66. At Arthur's baptism 11/03/1820, Isaac Westmorland was described as a gentleman of Tottenham.

  4. Online sources give Isaac as the son of Isaac Westmorland (1755-1824), a tallow chandler and merchant of Wigton in Cumberland and his wife Betty Atkinson (they married in 1782). Isaac, son of Isaac Westmorland and Betty Atkinson, was baptised in Wigton 11/04/1787.


  1. PROB 11/2242;, London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921 [database online];, London, England, Deaths and Burials, 1813-1980 [database online] (which describes the place of burial as Norwood Cemetery); 1841 and 1851 censuses online.

  2. London Gazette, Issue 17155, 20/07/1816, pp. 1418-9.

  3. The Times 13/05/1886 p. 6;, Cambridge University Alumni, 1261-1900 [database online];, London, England, Church of England Births and Baptisms, 1813-1917 [database online].

  4. 'The Westmorlands of Wigton', [accessed 01/03/2021];, England Births & Baptisms 1538-1975 [database online].

Further Information

Name in compensation records
Isaac Westmoreland
Hannah Cheeswright
Arthur (1820-1886), John, Mary, Frederick, Herbert, Wilmot, Ellen, Agnes, Isaac, Eardley

Associated Claims (12)

£227 12s 7d
£3,222 19s 11d
Awardee (Mortgagee)
£3,124 6s 3d
£211 15s 2d
£393 13s 9d
£645 0s 8d
Awardee (Owner-in-fee)
£2,295 17s 5d
Awardee (Mortgagee)
£4,951 3s 1d
£462 19s 3d
Awardee (Owner-in-fee)
£1,626 5s 7d
Awardee (Owner-in-fee)
£2,662 16s 3d
Awardee (Owner-in-fee)
£973 3s 7d
Awardee (Mortgagee)

Associated Estates (5)

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
1834 [EA] - → Mortgage Holder
1834 [EA] - → Mortgage Holder
1834 [EA] - → Mortgage Holder
1829 [EA] - → Joint owner
1834 [EA] - → Joint owner

Legacies Summary

Commercial (1)

Name partner
Stewart A & Westmorland
West India merchant  

Relationships (5)

Other relatives
Notes →
Isaac Westmorland (1787-1856) was the son of William Peatt Litt's first cousin Isaac Westmorland (1755-1824)...
Great-nephew → Great-uncle
Notes →
Isaac Westmorland (1787-1856) was the son of Arthur Peatt's nephew Isaac Westmorland...
Business partners
Other relatives
Notes →
Isaac Westmorland (1787-1856 ) was the son of Joseph Timperon's first cousin Isaac Westmorland (1755-1824)....
Other relatives
Notes →
Isaac Westmorland (1787-1856) was the son of Joseph Dobinson's mother's cousin Isaac Westmorland (1755-1824) ...

Addresses (2)

Camberwell Green, Camberwell, Surrey, London, England
Norwood Lane, Dulwich, Surrey, London, England