Richard Heatley

1781 - 1864

Claimant or beneficiary


Awarded part of the compensation for the enslaved people on Cave Valley in St Ann Jamaica as one of the trustees of Edward James deceased, together with Charles Brooke Hunt (q.v.) and Emily James (q.v.), the widow of Edward James. This was Richard Heatley junior, son and apparently successor in business of the Richard Heatley of Mincing Lane (q.v.) who was trustee of an earlier will of George Dunbar made in 1790.

  1. The will of Edward James shows Richard Heatley as of Mincing Lane. Richard Heatley Wine & Brandy mercht; Bottle-merchant 2 Bell ct, Mincing Lane.  He had been in partnership with John Gilman and James Eyre Watson until 31/12/1829.

  2. In 1841 Richard Heatly [sic] was living at Woodford aged 60 with wife Georgiana aged 40 born F[oreign Parts], 4 children and 8 servants. The connection with the James family may have arisen from their residence in the same area.

  3. Will of Richard Heatley formerly of Harewood Square Middlesex but late of 10 Belgrave Place Brighton who died 29/01/1864 proved 05/04/1864, effects £18,000.


T71/857 St Ann no. 724.

  1. PROB 11/1795; P.O. Directory 1836 p.  255; London Gazette, Issue 18643, 05/01/1830 p. 29.

  2. 1841 census online.

  3. National Probate Calendar 1864.

Further Information

At least 4
Wealth at death
Wine and spirits merchant

Associated Claims (1)

£5,227 11s 8d
Awardee (Trustee)

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
1834 [EA] - → Trustee and Executor

Relationships (3)

Legatee → Testator
Notes →
Richard Heatley junior son of Richard Heatley of Mincing Lane was left £50 under the will of George Dunbar....
Son → Father
Trustee → Testator

Addresses (1)

2 Bell Court, Mincing Lane, City of London, Middlesex, London, England