John Steigenberger

1790 - 1857

Claimant or beneficiary


Husband of Christianna Elizabeth nee Walter and co-claimant for compensation for Beth Lodge in Antigua in right of his wife, a legatee of Jacob Walter. Also an unsuccessful counterclaimant for Retreat estate in Antigua as an executor of John Jacob Walter.

  1. John Steigenberger married Christianna Elizabeth Walter 11/05/1816 at St Dunstan, Stepney. In the census of 1841 they are living at 4 Bethell Place, St Giles Camberwell, Surrey. John age 50, of independent means, not born in county, Christianna age 40, Christianna age 20, Charlotte age 15, Emily age 5 and 1 female servant. By 1851 they are living in Heston, Middlesex, John age 61 born in Shadwell, Middlesex, Christianna age 55 born in Antigua, St John's, 3 of their children all born in Heston and 1 female servant. By 1861 the widowed Christianna is living in Heston with 2 of her children, 3 grandchildren (all born in Melbourne, Australia), a boarder and 2 female servants.

  2. Death of John Steigenberger registered in Brentford, Middlesex, Q3 1857. The will of John Steigenberger of Heston, Middlesex, was proved 03/11/1857.


T71/877 Antigua claim nos. 47 (Retreat) and 102 (Beth Lodge).

  1. Familysearch batch no. M05576-5. 1841, 1851 and 1861 censuses online. Births and baptisms of children from Familysearch batch no. C05563-1, Pallot's Marriage Index and, London, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906 [database online].

  2. FreeUKGen, England and Wales Free BMD Database, Deaths, 1837-1983 [database online]; PROB 11/2260/36.

Further Information

Christianna Elizabeth Walter
Charlotte Maria Sophia (1819-), George Nicholas (1821-), John Jacob (1821-), Walter William (1824-), Frederick (1827-), Edmund (1830-), Eliza (1832-), William (1832-), Emily (1836-)

Associated Claims (2)

£738 7s 1d
Unsuccessful claimant (Executor or executrix)
£2,980 6s 2d
Unsuccessful claimant (Executor or executrix)

Relationships (2)

Husband → Wife
Son-in-law → Mother-in-law

Addresses (2)

Heston, Middlesex, South-east England, England
4 Bethell Place, Camberwell, Surrey, London, England