Philip Vaughan

5th Oct 1799 - 14th Apr 1864

Claimant or beneficiary


Merchant of Bristol, surviving partner in John Vaughan & Co. (q.v.).

  1. Philip, son of Rev. James Vaughan, born 05/10/1799 and baptised in Bristol, 12/11/1799. His parents James Vaughan and Sarah Protheroe (daughter of Philip Protheroe, q.v.) had married in Bristol in January of that year. James was the vicar of Wraxall from 1801 until his death in 1857. Probably the Philip Vaughan, son of James Vaughan, born in Bristol, who attended Harrow School and matriculated Trinity College, Cambridge, in 1815 age 16. Philip married Lucy Daniel (daughter of Thomas Daniel, q.v.) in Henbury, 03/06/1823.

  2. Philip Vaughan, age 40, merchant, was living at Redland Green, Westbury-upon-Trym, in the census of 1841, with Lucy (35), Lucy Ann (8), Susanna (6), Emily (4), one male and four female servants. Philip Vaughan, age 51, "Alderman of Bristol, Copper Smelter + Mer", was living at Redland, Westbury-upon-Trym, in 1851, with his wife Lucy, age 48, children James (25), Louisa M. (22), Philip H. (22), Lucy A. (18), Susan F. (16), Emily (14) and Edward (9), grandson James G. (1 month), a governess, a footman, a cook, a lady's maid, a housemaid, a nursing girl and a nurse. At the same address in 1861.

  3. Notice for creditors of Philip Vaughan late of Redland in the parish of Westbury-upon-Trym Bristol who died 14/04/1864 and whose will was proved 19/05/1864 by Rev. James Stuart Vaughan of Slapton Devon and Philip Henry Vaughan of Redland the executors. Philip Vaughan late of Redland left effects under £140,000.

  4. Philip Vaughan's son Rev. James Stuart Vaughan left £99762 4s 9d in 1899; another son, Philip Henry Vaughan, left £1,000,000 in 1917.


T71/874 Trelawny claim no. 76 identifies him as surviving partner of J.Vaughan.

  1., England, Select Births and Christenings, 1538-1975 [database online];, England, Select Marriages, 1538–1973 [database online];, for James, see Oxford University Alumni, 1500-1886 [database online]; for Philip, see, Cambridge University Alumni, 1261-1900 [database online]; England, Select Marriages, 1538–1973 [database online].

  2. Censuses online.

  3. London Gazette, Issue 22859, 31/05/1864, p. 2836; National Probate Calendar 1864.

  4. National Probate Calendar 1899 and 1917.

We are grateful to Victoria Wisternoff for her assistance with compiling this entry.

Further Information

Lucy Daniel
James Stuart, Louisa M., Philip Henry, Lucy Ann, Susanna Frances, Emily, Edward
Wealth at death

Associated Claims (3)

£2,820 6s 3d
Awardee (Mortgagee)
£1,872 5s 9d
Awardee (Mortgagee)
£1,944 4s 5d
Awardee (Mortgagee)

Associated Estates (4)

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
- 1834 [LA] → Mortgage Holder
1832 [EA] - → Mortgagee-in-Possession
1831 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Joint owner
1832 [EA] - → Owner

Legacies Summary

Commercial (3)

General Investment
Other partner
Holden, Vining and Co.
Sugar refiner  
Other partner
John Vaughan and Co.
West India merchant  
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Shown as surviving partner of John Vaughan & Co. in Trelawny claim no....

Relationships (3)

Son-in-law → Father-in-law
Grandson → Grandfather
Business associates

Addresses (1)

Redland, Bristol, Gloucestershire, South-west England, England