Langford Lovell

24th Jan 1775 - 11th Mar 1852

Claimant or beneficiary


Son of Langford Lovell (1732-1795) of Antigua. Despite his rentier appearance in the 1851 census and in his will, 'Langford Lovell' or 'L. Lovell' appears as a West India merchant of New City Chambers between 1822 and 1850.

  1. Matriculated 14/11/1793 Magdalen Oxford aged 18; Married Harriet Heathcote 1798 at Westminster; 1851 census shows Langford Lovell born West Indies Antigua 'landed proprietor' aged 76 at The Close, Winchester, with daughter Ann.

  2. Will of Langford Lovell of Hursley Hampshire proved 19/04/1852. He left his wife Harriet an annuity of £300 p.a. secured on his English property and the remainder of his estate, including his real estate in the West Indies and the United States, to his only daughter Ann.


T71/877 Antigua claim nos. 108 (Otto's) and 119; T71/881 Dominica claim no. 149 (Londonderry).

  1., Oxford University Alumni, 1715-1886 [database online]; Pallot's Marriage Index 1780-1837; 1851 census online.

  2. PROB 11/2151/234.

Further Information

Harriet Hersent Heathcote
Ann (1801-)
Oxford (Magdalen) [1793 ]

Associated Claims (3)

£2,549 6s 1d
£434 8s 2d
£4,306 17s 7d

Associated Estates (1)

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
1817 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Owner

Legacies Summary

Commercial (1)

Firm Investment
Langford Lovell
West India merchant  

Cultural (1)

...The grandchildren of Sir William Heathcote 3rd Bt. By William Owen, including Langford Lovell's daughters Harriet and... 

Historical (1)

A letter to a friend, relative to the present state of the Island of... 1818 

Physical (2)

Country house
Hursley House 
description →
This was the house of Lovell's wife's family, the Heathcotes. Lovell was in occupation there in the...
Public building
Village Hall (includes plaque to donor Langford Lovell of Wendove Dean) [Built] 
description →
Plaque to Langford Lovell of Wendover Dean, building given by him for a school and for lectures 'according to the articles of the Church of England in their plain and literal sense.'...

Relationships (3)

Son → Father
Nephew → Uncle

Addresses (2)

Hursley House, Hursley, Winchester (near), Hampshire, Wessex, England
Wendover Dean House, Wendover, Buckinghamshire, Central England, England