Simon Halliday of St James Westminster.

???? - 1791


Simon Halliday 'of Lombard Street' was one of a group of 16 annuitants created in 1775 when each purchased an annuity from Jacob Kladen (q.v.) secured on Kladen's St Vincent property, including named enslaved people, to raise £11,000. Halliday purchased an annuity of £50 p.a. in common with almost all the other subscribers.

  1. Administration of the will of Simon Halliday [formerly of Freeman's Court Cornhill, afterwards of Greenwich but late] of St James [Street] Westminster proved 11/07/1791. The will betrays considerable anxiety about the state of his affairs without specifying the reasons for it, and left his property in trust half divided between his wife Jane for life and his son and half to his five daughters, with his residuary estate going in the proportions of 2/7th to his son and 1/7th to each of his daughters.


Deed Book 1770-1776, British Library, EAP688/1/1/25, pp. 528-540. As result of a Chancery suit of Griffith v Halliday, a notice for the creditors of the deceased Simon Halliday formerly of Freeman's Court Cornhill but late of Westcombe Park Greenwich appeared in London Gazette 13729 6 December 1794 p. 1203.

  1. PROB 11/1207/76.

Further Information

Mary; Simon Welman; Harriet; Elizabeth; Louisa; Jane

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
1775 [EA] - 1775 [LA] → Annuitant

Legacies Summary

Commercial (1)

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Inferred by LBS from fragments, including the Westen Family papers at...

Relationships (1)

Business associates
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Probably also business partners and...

Addresses (1)

Westcombe Park, Greenwich, Kent, London, England
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Given as late of Greenwich in the administration of his will and of Westcombe Park in genealogical material e.g. Burke's A General Armory of England, Scotland, and Ireland (1842) on his son Simon Welman Halliday of Yard House Taunton, and Burke's Peeragee 8th ed. (1844) concerning the marriage of his daughter Jane to Major General Sir John Dyer.