John Stogdon Highatt

1805 - 1831


Probably son of Henry Highatt (q.v.). Administration of his will was granted in 1840, although he had died in 1831.

  1. Richard Highatt and Elizabeth Stogdon reportedly married in 1773. In the will of Richard Highatt proved in 1807, he shows his son John Stogdon Highatt as deceased, and one of his surviving sons as Henry.

  2. Marriage Monday at Bramford Speke, John Stogdon Highatt of the Island of Jamaica to Mary Ann Eliza, youngest daughter of the late John Tharp Esq., of Chippenham Park [in August 1824]. Two sons: Henry Stogden and Robert Pallmer, baptised in Brampford Speke, Devon in 1826 and 1827. Possibly another son John born c. 1829, see census of 1841 below. John Stogden Highatt died on board the Clara, Captain Thomas commander, on his passage to Jamaica, and was buried in Brampford Speke, Devon, 28/03/1831 age 26 years.


PROB 11/1929/204.

  1., Oxford University Alumni, 1500-1886 [database online]; will of Henry Highatt of Trelawny Island of Jamaica proved 16/06/1824 PROB 11/1687.

  2. Trewmans Exeter Flying Post 19/08/1824 [accessed 29/03/2011]; batch no. C05039-1;, Devon Burials [database online]; PROB 11/1929.

We are grateful to Peter Selley for his assistance with compiling this entry.

Further Information

Mary Ann Eliza Tharp
Henry Stogdon

Associated Estates (2)

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
1832 [EA] - → Previous owner
- 1831 [EY] → Owner

Relationships (8)

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In his will made in 1814 Robert Bell described John Stogdon Highatt as his adopted...
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The John Stogdon Highatt who was the main heir of his grandfather John Stogdon died before 1807. The second John Stogdon Highatt appears to have been John Stogdon's...
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Ostensibly his son-in-law although his daughter may have been...
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Ostensibly brothers-in-law but wife/sister may have been...
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Addresses (1)

Little Cleave, Drewsteignton, Exeter, Devon, Devon & Cornwall, England