Capel Cure I

???? - 1820


Executor and trustee of John Cope Freeman (q.v.).

  1. Capel Cure of Blake Hall who Deputy Lieutenant of Essex in 1798 and High Sheriff of Essex in 1799. He bought Blake Hall in 1789 and 'by 1804 ... had extended the house, rearranged the gardens, and laid out a small park ... possibly under the direction of Humphry Repton ...'

  2. Son of George Cure of Haymarket, London, upholsterer to the Prince of Wales, and his second wife Catherine Payne, daughter of Capel Payne of St Anne's Westminster. Of Great George Street, Westminster, and afterwards of Blake Hall, Bobbingworth, Esquire. Baptised at St Martin-in-the-Fields, 26/03/1742/3. Died 21/01/1820. Married Elizabeth (she died 10/09/1773) and then 11/11/1790 in Bobbingworth, Essex, married Joanna Coape, daughter of John Coape of Exton, Nottinghamshire (she died 03/06/1804 aged 43).

  3. Memorial inscription in Bobbingworth include 'a double memorial erected by Capel Cure, c. 1805, to his first wife Elizabeth d. 1773 and his second wife Joanna d. 1804, by Henry Rouw, and to Capel Cure himself d. 1820 by Peter Rouw the Younger. In the churchyard a large chest tomb contains all three.'


  1. [unsourced, accessed 05/04/2017]; London Gazette Issue 1505 p. 402 (12/05/1798); [accessed -5/04/2017].

  2. Frederick Arthur Crisp (ed.),Visitation of England and Wales (1902), vol. 4 pp 10-11; batch no. I02324-7.

  3. James Bettley and Nikolaus Pevsner The Buildings of England: Essex (2007) p. 145.

We are grateful to William Norton for his assistance with compiling this entry.

Further Information

[1] Elizabeth [2] Joanna Coape
With [2] Capel (1797-1878)

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
1792 [EA] - 1793 [LA] → Executor

Executor and trustee

Relationships (2)

Father → Son
Executor → Testator

Addresses (2)

37 Great George Street, London, Middlesex, London, England
Blake Hall, Bobbingworth, Essex, South-east England, England