Christiana Eliza Steigenberger

1796 - 1889

Claimant or beneficiary


Born in St John's, Antigua, c. 1796, one of a group of people, including her husband John Steigenberger, who claimed compensation for Beth Lodge as an executor of Jacob Walter (q.v.).

  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. The will of Christianna Elizabeth Steigenberger, formerly of Heston but late of 51 St Andrew's, Uxbridge, who died 30/07/1889 was proved by Thomas Ambrose Steigenberger Skinner, her grandson and sole executor. Effects £19 19s.


T71/877 Antigua claim no. 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. National Probate Calendar 1889.

Further Information

John Steigenberger
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 (1)

£2,980 6s 2d
Unsuccessful claimant

Relationships (2)

Wife → Husband
Daughter → Mother

Addresses (3)

Heston, Middlesex, South-east England, England
4 Bethell Place, Camberwell, Surrey, London, England
51 St Andrew's, Uxbridge, Middlesex, South-east England, England