Augustus Robert Hankey

???? - 1830


Banker and co-partner with William Alers Hankey and Thomas Hankey II, and son of Robert Hankey, a previous partner in the family banking firm.

  1. Will of Augustus Robert Hankey of Fenchurch Street proved 30/03/1830. In the will he left his house at Basingstoke for life to Mrs Cassandra Sympson, and the property he shared with his partners in trust, with William Alers Hankey having the option to buy Augustus Robert Hankey's share in the Fenchurch St premises for £1500, Thomas Hankey having the option to buy half of Augustus Robert Hankey's original share in Arcadia and the enslaved people on it for £5000 and Thomas and William Alers having the option to buy the other half.


  1. PROB 11/1768/253

Further Information


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
- 1830 [LA] → Joint owner

Between 1823 and 1829, a group of 38-42 enslaved people attached to Arcadia were registered to William Alers Hankey, Augustus Robert Hankey and Thomas Hankey, but the bulk of the enslaved people were registered to William Barnett until 1832.

Legacies Summary

Commercial (1)

Hankey & Co.

Relationships (5)

Business partners
Business partners
Nephew → Uncle
Notes →
Augustus Robert Hankey was the son of Robert Hankey (d. c. 1815), the brother of John...
Other relatives
Notes →
Augustus Robert Hankey's partner Cassandra Sympson was the widow of Alexander Sympson....
Son → Father

Addresses (2)

Down Grange, Basingstoke, Hampshire, Wessex, England
Fenchurch Street, City of London, Middlesex, London, England