George Henry Sharpe

1804 - 1853

Claimant or beneficiary


Son and heir of George Sharpe (q.v.) of The Views Huntingdon and Christian nee Payne, daughter of Sir Gillies Payne bart. George Henry Sharpe died 25th October 1853 aged 49 at Bedford 'of the Island of St Vincent'.

  1. George Henry Sharpe of Bedford was a member of the provisional committees of Remington's Line, the independent London-Manchester Railway, of the Burton-upon-Trent [Staffordshire], Stafford, Shrewsbury and Newtown, and of the Eastern Counties extension.

  2. Will of George Henry Sharpe of Bletsoe Bedfordshire [made in 1827] proved 23/04/1854. The will rehearsed and ratified his 1827 marriage settlement with his wife Caroline Elizabeth Livius of Bedford, under which the Redemption estate was put in trust to secure her an annuity [of £50 p.a.] after his death. In a codicil made in 1848 [when he was shown as late of Bletsoe but now of Bedford] he modified the trust, directing the Redemption estate after the life-interest of his wife to the benefit of his sons, George Barham [?] Sharpe and Frederick Vaughan Sharpe, and daughter Ida Mary Sharpe in equal proportions.


Times 02/11/1853

  1. Times 25/7/1845 p.2; 09/10/1845 and 23/10/1845 p. 2.

  2. PROB 11/2190/258.

Further Information

Caroline Elizabeth Livius
George Barham; Frederick Vaughan; Ida Mary

Associated Claims (1)

£3,559 16s 1d

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 [SY] - → Heir

Relationships (2)

Grandson → Grandfather
Son → Father

Addresses (2)

Bletsoe, Bedfordshire, Central England, England
Adelaide Square, Bedford, Bedfordshire, Central England, England