Hugh Hammersley

1774 - 1840

Business connection of a claimant or beneficiary


Banker of Hammersley & Co. (q.v.) of Pall Mall, son of Thomas Hammersley (1777-1812) banker and partner in Morland, Rawson & Hammersley of St James's.

Banker to the slave-owner Harry Hackshaw (q.v.) of St Vincent.

NB According to Rubinstein, 'the bank was rumoured to be bankrupt at his death and stopped payment on 20 September 1840, but was soon taken over by Coutts & Co.'

Abode given as Pall Mall at the baptism of his son in 1825 and in the Electoral Register of 1839.


William D. Rubinstein, Who were the rich? A biographical dictionary of British wealth-holders Volume Two 1840-1859 MS, reference 1840/34., London, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906 [database online];, UK, Poll Books and Electoral Registers, 1538-1893 [database online].

Further Information

Maria, daughter of Louis Montelieu
Wealth at death

Legacies Summary

Commercial (1)

Name partner

Addresses (1)

Pall Mall, London, Middlesex, London, England