William Magnus Henderson

1777 - 1847

Claimant or beneficiary


'Ordnance-keeper' of Chester, unsuccessful claimant as cestui que trust [i.e. beneficiary] on Wingfield Manor in St Kitts. The will of his father Magnus Henderson proved in 1794 shows no trace of 'West India property.'

  1. William Magnus Henderson was buried 12/03/1847 at St Mary's on the Hill Chester aged 70. William Magnus Henderson, son of Magnus Henderson and Elizabeth, had been baptised at the St Vincent Street Scotch Church, Stepney 25/09/1777.


T71/1609: letters to the Compensation Commission, dated 20/04/1834 and 11/08/1834, setting out the background to his claim; will of Magnus Henderson gentleman of Castel Street, Falcon Square City of London proved 16/01/1794 PROB 11/1240/11.

  1. Ancestry.com, England, Select Chester Bishop's Transcripts, 1598-1900 [database online]; Ancestry.com, England, Select Births and Christenings, 1538-1975 [database online].

Further Information


Associated Claims (1)

£4,308 19s 0d
Unsuccessful claimant

Addresses (1)

Chester, Cheshire, North-west England, England