Samuel Long of Carshalton Park

1746 - 1807


MP for Ilchester 1790-1796, brother of Beeston Long jun. (and also probably his partner), Sir Charles Long 1st Baron Farnborough, Jane Long nee Long and Rev. William Long (each of whom q.v.): the five siblings were the children of Beeston Long sen. (q.v.).

  1. Will of Samuel Long of St George Hanover Square proved 01/12/1807. He left his leasehold house in Hill Street to his wife Lady Jane Long, and provided that his aunt Susannah Long should occupy his leasehold house in South Audley Street for life. He confirmed the annuity of £800 p.a. to his wife under their marriage settlement and added a further £1000 p.a. to it. He left extensive real estate in England, including premises at Bishopsgate, but his will makes no mention of property in Jamaica or enslaved people. He left £6000 each to is children Samuel Long, Charles Maitland Long and Mary Turner Long. His residuary heir was his son Samuel, failing whom his residuary estate was to be divided among his other children.

  2. Samuel Long's eldest son and heir [Lt Colonel] Samuel Long died in 1881 late of Bromley Hill leaving £243,359 6s; his second son Ven. Charles Maitland Long was Archdeacon of East Riding and died in 1875 leaving £40,000.


R.G. Thorne, 'Long, Samuel (1746-1807), of Carshalton Park, Surrey' History of Parliament [accessed 03/11/2015]. The entry says that 'he appears not to have been active in business himself after inheriting a fortune from his father': the family firm was however shown as 'Samuel & Beeston Long' from 1806.

  1. PROB 11/1471/11.

  2. National Probate Calendar 1881 and 1875.

Further Information

Lady Jane Maitland
Charles Maitland; Col. Samuel; Mary Turner

Legacies Summary

Political (1)

election →
Ilchester Somerset
1790 - 1796

Relationships (4)

Son → Father

Addresses (2)

Carshalton Park, Carshalton, Surrey, South-east England, England
Hill Street, St George Hanover Square, London, Middlesex, London, England