Charles Kensington

???? - 1807


London merchant, known to have been the owner of ship named The Aurora sailing to the West Indies in 1794, and slave-owner on Tobago.

  1. Will of Charles Kensington of City Chambers Bishopsgate [and of Blackheath] proved 06/11/1807. He left the plantation in Tobago called Lure which he had recently purchased from Rev. George Henry Storie [?] of Camberwell and all his other property on Tobago in trust to John Pooley Kensington of the City of London and his [the testator's] eldest son Charles Snell Kensington to be sold and the proceeds after paying off instalments to Storie to be part of his estate. He left £1000 in trust for his grand-daughter Harriet Louisa Young, daughter of his deceased daughter Harriet Ann. He left the remainder of his estate between his living children.


London Gazette 21218 13 June 1851 p.1561.

  1. PROB 11/1470/36.

Further Information

Harriet Ann; John Larkins; Charles Snell

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
- 1807 [EY] → Owner

Relationships (3)

Father → Son
Father → Son
Father-in-law → Son-in-law
Notes →
The will of Charles Kensington is silent on Alexander William Young who had married Kensington's daughter Harriet Ann (who predeceased her father): he left £1000 to his grand-daughter Harriet Louisa...

Addresses (1)

Blackheath, Kent, South-east England, England