Phillip Levys

1770 - 1838


Biography

Slave-owner in Jamaica, apparently disposing of his property there in the 1820s, and dying in 1838 in London, although given in his will (made in 1834) as of St Omer, France. Stretton Hall in Vere, Jamaica, was registered to Philip Levys and Edward White in the Jamaica Almanac of 1821.

  1. Will of Philip Levys of St Omer France proved 18/03/1838. He left £500 to his niece Jesse Cathelot wife of a French Dragoons officer, and the rest of his estate to his wife Henrietta.

  2. Philip Levys of 67 Cambridge Terrace Paddington was buried at All Souls Kensal Green 08/02/1838 aged 68. His wife Henrietta died of 39 Royal Crescent Kensington in 1852, leaving the bulk of her estate to her residuary legatee and great-nephew Frederick Hendricks.

Sources

  1. PROB 11/1892/253.

  2. Ancestry.com, London, England, Church of England Deaths and Burials, 1813-2003 for Philip Levys Kensington and Chelsea All Souls, Kensal Green 1833-1844 [database online]; will of Henrietta Levys widow of Notting Hill proved 21/09/1852 PROB 11/2159/225.


Further Information

Absentee?
Transatlantic?
Spouse
Married but no further details

Associated Estates (5)

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
1807 [EA] - 1808 [LA] → Attorney
1809 [EA] - 1825 [LA] → Owner
1821 [SY] - 1821 [EY] → Joint owner
1817 [EA] - 1823 [LA] → Joint owner
1817 [EA] - → Lessee

Relationships (1)

Husband → Wife

Addresses (1)

67 Cambridge Terrace, Paddington, London, Middlesex, London, England