Right Rev. Henry Beeke Dean of Bristol

1751 - 1837


Anglican clergyman, trustee and executor and also contingent beneficiary under the will of Esther Swete (q.v.). 21 enslaved people in Antigua were registered in the names of the Very Rev. Henry Beeke Dean of Bristol and John Beaumont Swete in 1824. He and Rev. John Swete also held four estates in Jamaica under the will of Esther Swete.

  1. Henry Beeke, son of Christopher of Teignton Devon, matriculated Corpus Christi Oxford 06/06/1769 aged 18. BA 1773, Fellow Oriel College 1775. D.D. 1800, Regius Professor of Modern History 1801-1813, vicar of Weare Devon, 'a celebrated financial critic and writer', died 09/03/1837.

  2. Henry Beeke has an ODNB entry as 'financial critic and writer.'


T71/248 p. 308.

  1. Ancestry.com, Oxford University Alumni, 1500-1886 [database online].

  2. R. D. Sheldon, ‘Beeke, Henry (1751–1837)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004 [http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/1952, accessed 1 March 2015]

Further Information

Oxford (Corpus Christi, then Oriel) [1769-1773; 1775-1785 ]
Church of England

Associated Estates (4)

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
1799 [EA] - 1807 [LA] → Trustee and Executor
1799 [EA] - 1807 [LA] → Trustee and Executor
1800 [EA] - 1815 [LA] → Trustee and Executor
1803 [EA] - 1803 [LA] → Trustee and Executor

Relationships (1)

Trustee → Testator
Notes →
Rev. Henry Beeke was also contingent...

Addresses (1)

Bristol, Gloucestershire, South-west England, England