Catherine Brandrith Blackhouse Chetham Strode (was Vassall) (née Evans)

???? - 1842

Claimant or beneficiary


Awarded the compensation for Newfound[land] River in Hanover Jamaica with her son Spencer Lambert Hunter Vassall.

  1. Baptism of Spencer Lambert Hunter Vassall, son of Spencer Thos. Vassall and Catherine Vassall 20/06/1799 at St Marylebone. Lt-Col. Spencer Thomas Vassall 'so gloriously fell in leading the British troops to the storm of Monte Video A.D. 1807'. Catherine was the daughter and co-heiress of the late Rev. D. Evans DD sometime a chaplain to King George III and rector of West Tilbury Essex. Spencer Thomas Vassall was the son of the loyalist John Vassall of Boston (from a Jamaican family) who returned to Britain and lived at Charles Lodge Wiltshire. Catherine Vassall erected a monument to Spencer Thomas Vassall in St Paul's Church Bristol.

  2. Catherine Brandreth Blackhouse Vassall married Thomas Chetham Strode at Clifton 11/07/1816. Death of Catherine Chetham Strode Q2 1842 Lymington Hampshire. Will of Catherina [sic] Brandreth Backhouse Chetham Strode, widow of Milford Villa near Lymington, proved 14/09/1842. Thomas Chetham Strode had died intestate in 1827.


T71/915 Hanover no. 462.

  1., London, England, Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1812 [database online]; John Burke, A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Commoners of Great Britain and Ireland enjoying territorial possessions or high official rank, but uninvested with heritable honours (4 vols., London, Henry Colburn, 1835-1838), vol. 2, p. 119; vol. 1 p. 502.

  2., England and Wales, Marriages and Banns, 1538-1940 [database online]; FreeUKGen, England and Wales Free BMD Database, Deaths, 1837-1983 [database online] (where she is indexed as Catherine Chotham Strode); PROB 11/1968; Doe d. Strode v Seaton and others, Reports of cases determined in the court of King's Bench (1835) Vol. 4 p. 83.

We are grateful to Barry Jolly for his assistance with compiling this entry.

Further Information

Maiden Name
(1) Spencer Thomas Vassall (2) Thomas Chetham Strode
With (1) Spencer Lambert Hunter; Rawdon John Popham; Honora Mary Georgina; Catherina Spencer Alicia Beresford

Associated Claims (1)

£2,595 18s 5d

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
1817 [EA] - → Joint owner

Relationships (3)

Mother → Son
Daughter-in-law → Father-in-law
Wife → Husband
Notes →
Wife and first...

Addresses (2)

Milford Villa, Lymington, Hampshire, Wessex, England
South Hill, Shepton Mallett, Somerset, South-west England, England