Matthew Marshall

1791 - 1873

Claimant or beneficiary

Biography

Identified in the compensation records as Cashier of the Bank of England,and awarded the compensation for enslaved people at Guapo in Trinidad. It is not clear whether this was in his own name or in his official capacity (as was the case with his co-awardee George Baillie (q.v.))

  1. Chief Cashier 1835-1864. Marriage to Charlotte Jane Wilkin St Marylebone 03/04/1820. In 1841 he was living at the Bank of England with Charlotte Jane aged 45, Matthew aged 15 and Elizabeth aged 10. In 1871 he was living at Amersham House, Beckenham Kent with his family. He died there in 1873 leaving £25,000 (resworn October 1874 from £18,000 at probate).

Sources

T71/894 Trinidad no. 1965, where 'Cashier of the Bank of England' appears to be ruled through.

1.http://www.bankofengland.co.uk/banknotes/Pages/about/chief_cashiers.aspx [accessed 03/10/2012]; London England Marriage and Banns 1754-1921; 1841 and 1871 censuses online. National Probate Calendar 1873. The National Portrait Gallery online catalogue gives 1791-1864 as life dates.


Further Information

Absentee?
British/Irish
Spouse
Charlotte Jane Wilkin
Children
Matthew; Elizabeth
Occupation
Banker

Associated Claims (1)

£1,745 8S 9D
Awardee