Rev. Henry Palmer

1812 - 1873


Son and co-heir of Henry Palmer (q.v.): his father's trustees and executors sold the family's coffee estates in Jamaica c. 1821 for £40,000.

  1. In 1871 Henry Palmer clergyman without cure of souls was living at The Stone Mansion, Amersham Road, Chalfont St Giles aged 58, born St Elizabeth Jamaica with his wife Louisa Sarah 59 and son Frederick aged 23 'no profession'. In 1861 the family had been at the same address, Henry as curate, with another son Henry aged 20 as well as Frederick 13. In 1851 they were at Rectory House Bishops Cleeve in Gloucestershire.

  2. Rev. Henry Palmer left £20,000 (resworn in November 1879 from £6000 at probate and from £7000 resworn in November 1874) on his death 20/09/1873.

  3. Adm. pens. at CHRIST'S, May 5, 1831. Matric. Michs. 1831; B.A. 1835; M.A. 1847. C. of Bishop's Cleeve, Gloucs., 1846-56. Died in 1873. (Peile, II. 440, which confuses his benefice with that of an Oxford namesake, and states in error that he was s. of the Rev. Henry, of Christ Church, Oxford, 1814; Clergy List.)


  1. 1851, 1861 and 1871 censuses online. Rev. Henry Palmer's birthdate and birthplace match with the Henry Palmer baptised in Jamaica 1813 with father Henry Palmer and mother Ann.

  2. National Probate Calendar 1873.

  3., Cambridge University Alumni, 1261-1900 [database online]

Further Information

Louisa Sarah Marson
Henry Marson; Frederick Fish Buckle [sic]
Cambridge (Christs) [1831 ]

Relationships (1)

Son → Father

Addresses (2)

The Rectory House, Bishop Cleeve, Gloucestershire, South-west England, England
The Stone Mansion, Amersham Road, Chalfont St Giles, Buckinghamshire, Central England, England