Russell Ellice

1799 - 15th Nov 1873

Claimant or beneficiary


  1. Son of Alexander Ellice of Bathwick Somerset [and Ann Russell], matric. Brasenose 10/10/1817 aged 18; of Lincoln's Inn 1822, brother of James Ellice (matric. University College 1804, clergyman).

  2. Brother of Edward Ellice (q.v.) and [General] Robert Ellice (q.v.)

  3. Married Harriet Chaplin (born Blankney Lincs.) 26/07/1826 Westminster.

  4. Died 15/11/1873, late of Lombard Street and of Brickendonbury Herts., Banker, left effects under £70,000: nephew Edward Ellice was the sole executor.

  5. Described as 'Merchant' in 1841 census, when he was living at 5 Portman Square, London.

  6. Russell Ellice invested in the British American Land Company in 1835. He had two votes so had purchased between 15 and 30 shares at £50 each.


T71/894 Trinidad claim no. 1345 (Resource); T71/880 Grenada claim nos. 439 (Annandale Estate) and 440 (Annandale Estate); T71/891 Tobago claim no. 14 (Amity Hope); T71/878 Honduras claim no. 142A-C.

  1., Oxford University Alumni, 1500-1886 [database online].

  2. See separate entries for Edward Ellice and Robert Ellice.

  3., London, England Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921 [database online]; 1881 census online.

  4. National Probate Calendar 1873.

  5. 1841 census online.

  6. List of the proprietors of the British American Land Company: incorporated and established by Charter and Act of Parliament, 1834 (London, n.d.) p. 5 (via p. 7.

Further Information

Harriet Chaplin (26/7/1826)
Oxford (Brasenose) [1817-1821 ]
Legal Education
Lincolns Inn [1822 ]

Associated Claims (5)

£1,830 3s 10d
£1,228 3s 3d
£1,931 5s 0d
£1,716 2s 11d
£1,415 14s 10d

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
1825 [SY] - 1834 [LA] → Mortgage Holder

Legacies Summary

Commercial (7)

Firm Investment
Inglis Ellice & Co.
North American merchant  
notes →
Shown as partner in the 1861 Banking...
Railway Investment
Perth and Inverness [1846426]  
Chairman 1853-54
East India Co.
East India merchant  
Firm Investment
Ellice Kinnear
General overseas merchant?  
Founding member, director
Firm Investment
notes →
See biog...

Relationships (1)

Son → Father

Addresses (3)

145 Leadenhall Street, London, Middlesex, London, England
5 Portman Square, London, Middlesex, London, England
Brickendonbury, Brickendon Lane, Hertford, Hertfordshire, South-east England, England