Joseph Dobinson

1790 - 5th Apr 1866

Claimant or beneficiary


Nephew and partner of Joseph Timperon (q.v.).

  1. "[Marriage, 27/02/1816] Joseph Dobinson esq. of Upper Harley-street, to Isabella, only dau. of Robert Logan esq. of Egham Lodge."

  2. 1861 census shows Joseph Dobinson Landed Proprietor at Egham Lodge aged 71 born Pawesly Cumberland. Died Clifton 1866 (effects under £45,000). Dobinson's wife's half-brother Robert Logan, natural son of her father and a woman of colour named Ann Stitcher, was an early pioneer at Red River Settlement (later Winnipeg).

  3. Executors of Susanne Louise Timperon (d. 09/05/1865) late of Portland Villas The Vineyards, Richmond Surrey widow and relict of John Robert Timperon formerly of Brockenhurst county of Southampton were Francis Dobinson of Egham Lodge and Harry Oliver of 39 Gower Street [which ties together the two sets of Joseph Dobinson claims].

  4. Joseph Dobinson of Egham Lodge, Surrey was described at a merchant in the law record of his son Francis Logan (who was admitted to Lincoln's Inn in 1847 and called to the bar in 1850). Another secondary source describes him as "a solicitor and Egham magistrate with an office in London".


  1. Gentleman's Magazine, Vol. 119 p. 274 (February 1816).

  2. 1861 census; National Probate Calendar 1861-1941 Wills 1866 shows Joseph Dobinson formerly of Egham Lodge but lately of 20 West Mall Clifton who died 05/04/1866 at 20 West Mall (sons also from this source); Manitoba History 1 Jun 2006.

  3. London Gazette, Issue 23080, 18/09/1824.

  4. Joseph Forster, Men-at-the-Bar (2nd ed, printed for the author, London and Aylesbury, 1885) p. 284. Elizabeth Sutherland, Lydia, wife of Hugh Miller of Cromarty (East Linton, Tuckwell Press Ltd, 2002) p. 15.

Further Information

Isabella, daughter of Robert Logan Sr of Egham and formerly of Jamaica (d. 1826);
Rev. Logan, Francis, Isabella, Ellen

Associated Claims (10)

£1,099 11s 9d
Unsuccessful claimant (consensual) (Mortgagee)
£3,717 9s 8d
Awardee (Mortgagee)
£3,921 14s 10d
Awardee (Mortgagee)
£4,692 15s 10d
Awardee (Mortgagee)
£1,900 15s 6d
Awardee (Mortgagee)
£518 4s 2d
Unsuccessful claimant (consensual)
£2,661 4s 4d
£1,864 16s 10d
£906 0s 7d
Awardee (Owner-in-fee)
£230 19s 1d

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
1820 [EA] - → Judgement creditor
1835 [EA] - → Mortgage Holder

Legacies Summary

Commercial (1)

Firm Investment
Timperon & Dobinson
West India merchant  

Relationships (5)

Husband → Wife
Son-in-law → Father-in-law
Great-nephew → Great-uncle
Nephew → Uncle
Other relatives
Notes →
Isaac Westmorland (1787-1856) was the son of Joseph Dobinson's mother's cousin Isaac Westmorland (1755-1824) ...

Addresses (2)

Egham Lodge, Egham, Surrey, South-east England, England
Upper Harley Street, London, Middlesex, London, England