Rev. Charles Paul

1802 - 1861

Claimant or beneficiary


Rev. Charles Paul, son of Robert Paul of St Vincent, awarded compensation as owner-in-fee of Kingstown Park estate on St Vincent.

  1. Eldest son of Robert Paul, President of the Council of St Vincent. Born London, schools Kensington and Charterhouse (1815-1818). Matriculated Caius Cambridge 1822 (aged 20), BA 1826, MA 1829; Lincolns Inn 1820. Ordained deacon 1826, priest 1827. Curate of Whitelackington Somerset 1826; Vicar of Knowle St Giles 1828-39; Vicar of Wellow 1839-1855; Rector of Lickmolassy Galway 1855-1861. Married (1) Frances Kegan Horn[e] May 1827; (2) Gertrude Cossins March 1851. Died 'late of Portumna, Galway' 11/04/1861 aged 58, leaving nil effects in England. 

  2. Curate also of Writhlington (Radstock, Bath) from 1831 onwards.

  3. Father of Charles Kegan Paul, the publisher. The ODNB notes that both Charles Kegan Paul's father and mother (Frances Kegan Horne (1802-1848) 'had West India connections.' Charles Kegan Paul married 11/12/1856 Margaret Agnes Colvile (1829-1905), daughter of Andrew Colvile (q.v.) and the Hon. Louisa Mary Eden.

  4. Marriage May 22 1827 '[a]t Bath, Rev Chas Paul of White Lackington Somerset, to Frances Kegan, third dau. of the late John Horne of St Vincent's.'


T71/892 St Vincent claim no. 552. T71/1610 letter from Charles Paul Whittington [=Writhlington] Rectory Radstock near Bath 14/11/1835 asking for advice on how to deal with a counterclaim to avoid delay in the interests of all parties.

  1., Cambridge University Alumni 1261-1900 [database online]; National Probate Calendar 1866. 

  2. CCEd [database online] Person ID 40209.

  3. ODNB online, Leslie Howsam, 'Paul, (Charles) Kegan (1828-1902), publisher and author.'

  4. Gentleman's Magazine June 1827 p. 557

Further Information

Name in compensation records
Charles Paul
(1) Frances Kegan Horne (2) Gertude Cossins
Charterhouse [1815-1818 ]
Cambridge (Caius) [1822-1826 ]
Legal Education
Lincolns Inn [1820 ]
Church of England

Associated Claims (1)

£3,480 16s 2d
Awardee (Owner-in-fee)

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
1830 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Owner

Relationships (5)

Other relatives
Notes →
Probably brothers-in-law. John Horne of St Vincent was shown as 'late' on the marriage of Rev. Charles Paul to Frances Kegan Horne in 1827. ...
Son-in-law → Father-in-law
Mortgagor → Mortgagee
Notes →
Charles Kegan had lent Rev. Charles Paul £1500 secured on the latter's estate [and enslaved people] in St Vincent. Rev. Charles Paul was married to Charles Kegan's niece....
Son → Father
Brother-in-law → Sister-in-law

Addresses (1)

Writhlington Rectory, Radstock, Bath, Somerset, South-west England, England