Charles Moore

1804 - 15th Aug 1869

Claimant or beneficiary


Partner and probably brother of Henry Moore (q.v.), merchants of Barbados and Liverpool. Born County Antrim c. 1804.

  1. Born in County Antrim, Ireland, c. 1804. Of Barbados when he married Marian Elizabeth Storey, only daughter of the late John Storey Esquire in Dublin in 1835. Five children born in Liverpool: Marian Edith (1839), Helena Blanche (baptised in St Nicholas' Catholic Church, Liverpool, 1841), Laura Mary (1843), Charles Henry O'Hara (1845), Arthur John (1849).

  2. Henry Moore & Co. advertised for passengers in the "first-class fast-sailing ship 'Loodianah', of 744 tons, due to sail from Liverpool to Calcutta in December 1850.

  3. In 1851 Charles Moore was living at South Hill Toxteth Park Lancashire, aged 45 'E & W India merchant' with his wife Marian (transcribed as Maria), three daughters and two sons Charles and Arthur (aged 5 and 1); in 1861 Charles Moore was living at Fullwood Park, Toxteth Park Lancashire aged 56 born County Antrim 'Landed proprietor, shipowner, East India merchant' with wife Marian Elizabeth 'merchants wife' aged 50 born Liverpool and children Marian Edith 21, Helena Blanche 19, Laura Mary 17, all born Liverpool.

  4. This appears to be the Charles Moore MP for Tipperary 1865-9; certainly George Augustus Vaughan, who was a partner with Charles Moore and Robert Carlyle in a merchant firm in Liverpool in 1864, married Laura Mary, given as the daughter of Charles Moore of Mooresfort; and Count Arthur John Moore (1849-1904), nationalist MP for Clonmel, was born in Liverpool at the same time as Charles Moore's son Arthur [see above]. Charles Moore as purchaser of Mooresfort was described as 'from Co. Antrim'.


T71/896 Barbados claim no. 1678; T71/899 Barbados claim no. 4001; T71/891 Tobago claim no. 91 (Scarborough (town)).

  1. Belfast Newsletter 16/01/1835;, Liverpool, England, Catholic Baptisms, 1741-1916 [database online];, England Births & Baptisms 1538-1975 [database online].

  2. The Scotsman 30/11/1850.

  3. 1851 and 1861 censuses online.

  4. Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, 107th edition, 3 volumes (Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 2003), Vol. 2, p. 2361; H. B. Blackall 'The Butlers of Cregg' Journal of the Galway Archaeological and Historical Society, Vol. 28 (1958/59) pp. 23-41.

We are grateful to Alan Weeks for his assistance with compiling this entry.

Further Information

Name in compensation records
Chas. Moore
Marian Elizabeth Story
Arthur John, Marian Edith, Helena Blanch, Laura, Mary

Will of Charles Moore late of Mooresfort County Tipperary and 19 Grafton Street who died 15/8/1869 at 19 Grafton Street proved 4/11/1869, exors included Robert Carlyle of Lonmbard Street and John Moore nephew of Liverpool [National Probate Calendar 1869], effects under £160,000

Left £5,000 and interest on £20,000 to his widow; to son Arthur John on his majoirty at 25 his Irish estate in strict settlement with remainder to daughters; to each of daughters Marian Edith and Helena Blanche £20000, his youngest daughter Lady Mary having had a like provision on her marriage. The purchased estate at Ballycohey in Tipperary to his eldest daughter. accessed 6/2/2011.

Wealth at death

Associated Claims (3)

£178 16S 11D
£120 8S 0D
£264 19S 1D

Legacies Summary

Commercial (1)

Name partner
Moore Brothers and Company
West India & East India merchant  

Imperial (1)

East India Company
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'Landed proprietor, shipowner, East India merchant' in the census of 1861 although his exact relations with the East India Company are...

Political (1)

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Tipperary Tipperary
1865 - 1869

Relationships (1)


Addresses (1)

Mooresfort, Co. Tipperary, Ireland