Nathaniel Clayton the younger

19th Nov 1787 - 1856


Son of Nathaniel Clayton and his wife Dorothy nee Atkinson. Trustee and executor of his uncle George Atkinson (d. 1814). Born 19/11/1787 and baptised 20/12/1787 in Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Not identified in the 1841 census. A visitor at 7 Suffolk Street, Westminster, age 63, unmarried, in 1851, barrister (not practising). Death of Nathaniel Clayton registered Q3 1856 in Hexham, Newcastle-upon-Tyne. The will of Nathaniel Clayton of The Chesters, Nothumberland Esquire proved 19/09/1856, bequeathing everything to his brother John Clayton who is also named as sole executor.

  1. Nathaniel Clayton left £100,000 (York PC) on his death.

Sources batch no. P00418-1; 1851 census online; PROB 11/2238/362.

  1. W. D. Rubinstein Who were the rich? MS 1857/37

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
1814 [SY] - 1823 [LA] → Trustee and Executor

Relationships (2)

Nephew → Uncle
Son → Father

Addresses (1)

The Chesters, Hexham, Northumberland, Northern England, England