Thomas Phillpotts

1785 - ????

Claimant or beneficiary


Partner with Samuel Baker (q.v.). Active in Jamaica until c. 1828, returned to London c. 1829.

  1. Born Gloucester c. 1785. At Queen Square, Walcot, Bath, in 1841. At 3 Mount Pleasant, Chepstow, Monmouthshire, in 1851. In 1861, Thomas Phillpott [sic] was living at Fulstone Lodge, Clevedon, Somerset aged 76 retired West India merchant born Gloucester with wife Mary Field Phillpotts (born Jamaica) aged 64, children Mary 33 born Jamaica, Elizabeth Marshall 29 and Susannah 25 (both born Middlesex), and grandson Thomas Charles Phillpotts aged 12 born Jamaica. The couple's son Henry was baptised at St Pancras 08/08/1829, and daughter Jane Sarah 01/05/1833, when the Phillpotts were living at Tavistock Square, and their son Charles 04/07/1837, when the family were at Park Street Westminster. No death date or details of will have yet been discovered, although the death of a Thomas Phillpotts was registered at Bedminster Somerset [now Bristol] Q4 1862, and the burial at Clevedon Somerset 23/12/1862.  

  2. Will of Mary Field Phillpotts formerly of 53 Manchester Street Manchester Square but late of 4 Montagu Street Portman Square widow who died 07/03/1874 was proved 26/03/1874 by Abraham Hodgson Phillpotts of Bramble Haw Carshalton son the sole executor, effects under £450.


  1. 1861 census online [indexed as Thomas Philpott];,London, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906 [database online]; FreeUKGen, England and Wales Free BMD Database, Deaths, 1837-1983 [database online];,England, Select Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991 [database online].

  2. National Probate Calendar 1874.

Further Information

Name in compensation records
Thomas Philpotts
Mary Field
Henry, Elizabeth Marshall, Jane Sarah, Susannah, Charles; Abraham Hodgson
West India merchant

Associated Claims (12)

£142 4S 11D
£611 15S 10D
£17 10S 10D
£2,929 7S 11D
Awardee (Executor or executrix)
£1,716 2S 6D
Awardee (Mortgagee)
£4,282 15S 2D
£92 4S 8D
£3,708 4S 4D
£222 11S 2D
£109 8S 7D
Awardee (Executor or executrix)
£1,168 19S 3D
£367 19S 3D

Associated Estates (10)

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
1834 [EA] - → Judgement creditor
1823 [EA] - → Attorney
1823 [EA] - 1826 [LA] → Trustee and Executor
1817 [EA] - → Trustee
1808 [EA] - 1839 [LA] → Mortgage Holder
1823 [EA] - 1826 [LA] → Trustee and Executor
1829 [EA] - → Other

Purchased enslaved people from this estate.

1817 [EA] - → Receiver
1823 [EA] - → Trustee and Executor
1820 [EA] - 1829 [LA] → Owner

Legacies Summary

Commercial (4)

Railway Investment
Cheltenham, Oxford, and London and Birmingham Union; or Charlton Kings and Marsworth [183732]  
Railway Investment
Kent; or Deptford and Dover [183725]  
Name partner
Baker Phillpotts
West India merchant  
Railway Investment
Grand Connection; or Worcester and Wolverhampton [183730]  

Relationships (1)


Addresses (5)

Gloucester, Gloucestershire, South-west England, England
3 Mount Pleasant, Chepstow, Monmouthshire, South Wales, Wales
3 Park Street, Westminster, London, Middlesex, London, England
Fulstone Lodge, Clevedon, Somerset, South-west England, England
Tavistock Square, Bloomsbury, London, Middlesex, London, England