Rev. Robert Hawthorn

1792 - 1872

Claimant or beneficiary


Awarded the compensation for the enslaved people on the Penshurst estate in St Ann Jamaica as judgement creditor. Son of Robert Hawthorn of St Ann Jamaica (q.v.).

  1. In 1871 the Rev. Robert Hawthorn aged 79 born Jamaica Vicar of Stapleford was living at Stapleford with two unmarried daughters, Ann and Grace aged 48 and 47 both born Haddingtonshire. In 1861 he had been a visitor at the home of John F. Collins and Sarah his wife aged 49 born Jamaica at Betterton house, East Lockinge Berkshire. Sarah Collins nee Hawthorn was presumably related both to the Rev. Robert Hawthorn and also to the London merchant Robert Hawthorn (q.v.).

  2. Adm. Fell.-Com. at PETERHOUSE, July 1, 1825. Matric. Lent, 1826; B.A. 1830; M.A. 1833. Ord. deacon, 1832; priest, 1832; C. of Swaffham Prior, Cambs., -1841-5. V. of Stapleford, 1845-72. Married and had issue. Disappears from Crockford, 1874. (Leonard Jenyns, 20; T. A. Walker, 423; Clergy List.)

  3. Will of Rev Robert Hawthorn who died 14/03/1872 proved 31/07/1872, effects under £600. One of the executors was William Hawthorn of 5 Lime Street, the son of the London merchant Robert Hawthorn.


T71/857 St Ann no. 524.

  1. 1861 and 1871 censuses online.

  2., Cambridge University Alumni, 1261-1900 [database online]; Clergy of the Church of England Database CCEd Person ID 113466 shows only his ordination in 1826.

  3. National Probate Calendar 1872.

Further Information

Name in compensation records
Robt. Hawthorn
Married but no further details
Ann; Grace
Wealth at death
Cambridge (Peterhouse) [1826-1830 ]
Church of England

Associated Claims (1)

£204 15s 0d
Awardee (Judgement creditor)

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
1803 [SY] - → Judgement creditor

Relationships (2)

Other relatives
Notes →
Probably first cousins once removed, despite their birth within a year of each other. Robert Hawthorn the London merchant appears to have been the first cousin of Rev. Robert Hawthorn's father Robert...
Son → Father

Addresses (1)

The Lodge, Stapleford, Cambridgeshire, East Anglia, England