James Gale Senior junior

1789 - 1861


Son of James Gale Senior senior and his wife Letitia nee Martin. James Gale Senior (d. 1797) bequeathed Saltspring in St Elizabeth to his four children as tenants in common.

In 1851, James Senior age 57, born Beverley in Yorkshire, Lieutenant Halfpay Army, was living at Montpelier Row, Twickenham, with wife Caroline age 50, fundholder, sons James Christopher age 23, solicitor, Frederick Bernard age 20, articled clerk, Theodore age 14, Augustus age 12, daughters Lucy Harriet age 19, Agnes Maria age 17, Frances age 10, cousin Maria Letitia Senior age 62 and two female servants.

James Gale Senior age 67 of Hill Street, Richmond, was buried at Kensal Green cemetery 28/01/1861. In the 1861 census his widow Caroline, age 62, Fundholder, born St Luke's Middlesex, was living at Upper Hill Street, Richmond, with son Frederick Bernard Senior, an unmarried solicitor born in Islington, daughter Agnes Maria age 27 born in Richmond, and sons Theodore Henry age 24 and Augustus Reeve age 22, both born in Notting Hill. Frederick Bernard Senior married his first cousin Agnes Letitia Estlin in 1867.

The baptism record of James Christopher gives his parents' address as Cumming Street, London, in 1828. The baptism record of Theodore Henry gives his parents' address as 2 Norland Place, Notting Hill, in 1837.


PROB 11/1289/30. Ancestry.com, Jamaica Church of England Parish Register Transcripts, 1664-1880 [database online]. http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/rsenior.htm [accessed 11/02/2015].

Ancestry.com, London, England, Deaths and Burials, 1813-1980 [database online]. 1851 and 1861 censuses online. North Devon Journal 16/10/1856.

Ancestry.com, London, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906 [database online].

'James Gale [Senior], of the parish of St. Elizabeth, Jamaica, 10 Goulden Terrace, Islington and 4 Hill Rise, Richmond, Surrey, b. circa 1793, m. at St. James’s, Clerkenwell (Vicar-General marriage licence dated 18 Nov 1824), his first cousin, Caroline Louise, youngest dau of Henry Christopher Senior and his wife Rebecca (née Bridgman). He d. 22 Jan 1861, aged 68, at 4 Hill Rise, Richmond and she d. 13 Sep 1866 at 4 Hill Rise, Richmond having had issue.' http://www.peerage.org/genealogy/Senior%20Family%20History1.pdf [accessed 07/01/2016]

We are grateful to William Norton for his assistance with compiling this entry.

Further Information

Caroline Senior
James Christopher, Frederick Bernard, Lucy Harriet, Agnes Maria, Theodore Henry, Augustus Reeve, Frances

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
1817 [EA] - 1823 [LA] → Joint owner

Relationships (5)

Son → Father
Son → Mother
Brother → Sister

Addresses (4)

2 Norland Place, Notting Hill, London, Middlesex, London, England
Cumming Street, London, Middlesex, London, England
Hill Street, Richmond, Surrey, South-east England, England
Montpelier Row, Twickenham, Surrey, South-east England, England