Henry William Pomeroy formerly Mason

???? - 1825


Co-heir with his brother under the will of their father Kender Mason senior (q.v.). Although both men inherited estates and enslaved people in the West Indies, where their father had been a slave-factor, the will of neither man shows slave-property. Henry William Mason took the name Pomeroy on succeeding to the estate of his maternal grandfather Henry Pomeroy, a London linen-merchant.

  1. Co-partnership Agreement dated 01/05/1781: for 7 years: (i) Kender Mason of Crutched Friars, London, merchant, on behalf of Henry William Mason, his son, now resident at the Hague, (ii) Henry Blundell of London, merchant, (iii) Nicholas Masterson, also of Crutched Friars, merchant -- merchants under the name of Mason, Blundell & Masterson, with contracts for victualling and pay with the Treasury; capital £12,000.

  2. Will of Henry William Pomeroy of Chalfont St Giles proved 24/03/1825. He left land at Rochester to his nephew Henry William Mason, the son of his brother Kenrder Mason [junior], and the rest of his estate for the benefit of Henry William Mason and his three sisters, Eliza, Ann and Harriet Mason.


  1. Lancashire Archives DDBB 1/4.

  2. PROB 11/1697/191

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Relationships (2)

Son → Father

Addresses (1)

Chalfont St Giles, Buckinghamshire, Central England, England