Charles R. Simpson, awarded part of the compensation for Water Valley in St Mary Jamaica with John Eykyn Hovenden as trustees of the marriage settlement of Col. Farquharson and Miss Nasmyth, the daughter of Mary Sarah Nasmyth (q.v.).
Possibly Charles Robert Simpson, a merchant living in Rodney Street, Liverpool, in 1818, in New Broad Street, London in 1820, Nottingham Place, Marylebone, in 1826 and 1829 (addresses from his children's baptism records). At Rodney Street, Liverpool, in 1841, Marine Crescent, Great Crosby, in 1851, 1 Bank Square, North Meols, Southport, in 1861 and The Mount, Wybunbury, Cheshire, in 1871. His wife Ann was born in Charleston, South Carolina. Occupation given as merchant excpt in 1861 when he was "manager and proprietor of rice mill".
T71/856 St Mary No. 144A-D; T71/1606 letter from Oliverson & Co 23/1/1837: award had been made to John Eykyn Hovenden, Col Robert Bowen of Coldstream Guards and Mr C.R. Simpson, trustees of marriage settlement of Col and Mrs Farquharson (formerly Miss Nasmyth), but Col. Bowen is abroad, 'we have made repeated enquiries but have been able to learn nothing certain about Col. Bowen's movements', need power of attorney to collect the money; on a previous trip, Col Bowen had left a full power of attorney; 'there is no doubt he will very much regret the inconvenience now caused by his absence.' Now after 12 months delay, asking for new award.
Ancestry.com, London, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906 [database online]; Ancestry.com, Liverpool, England, Church of England Baptisms, 1813-1906 [database online]; censuses 1841-1871.
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