Richard Walter Forbes

???? - 1835

Claimant or beneficiary


London lawyer, uncle of John Hopton Forbes (q.v.) who became his partner. Richard Walter Forbes was active in slave-related transactions for the Akers family. The will of Richard Walter Forbes of Rolvenden was proved 22/12/1835.


PROB 11/1855/61.

Further Information


Associated Claims (1)

£3,814 0s 9d
Claimants in List E or Chancery cases

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
1810 [EA] - 1810 [LA] → Trustee

Legacies Summary

Commercial (1)

Partnerin predecessor firm

Relationships (3)

Trustee → Testator
Uncle → Nephew
Notes →
John Hopton Forbes became his uncle's partner in the latter's London firm of...
Trustee → Beneficiary of Trust
Notes →
Under a deed of 03/05/1799 Aretas Akers [II] appointed Richard Walter Forbes of Ely Place as trustee of land and enslaved people on St Vincent. Deed Book 1799, British Library, EAP688/1/1/10,...

Addresses (1)

Rolvenden, Kent, South-East England, England