Thomas Leathom

???? - 1841

Claimant or beneficiary


Partner in T & W Earle (q.v.). Son of Roger and Elizabeth Leathom of Liverpool.

  1. Death of Thomas Leathom registered Q1 1841 Liverpool.

  2. Both Thomas Leathom and his father Roger Leathom were slave-traders: Thomas co-owned 6 voyages with the Earles between 1800 and 1804, and Roger co-owned 7 voyages all with John Bolton (and most with other partners in addition to Bolton) 1788-98; Roger also co-owned two of the Leathom/Earle voyages.  

  3. Will of Thomas Leathom merchant of Liverpool 10/03/1841. In the will he identified both William Earle the elder and William Earle the younger as his partners. After several monetary legacies of £50-100, he left his estate to his sisters Jane, Elizabeth and Mary.


Parentage from Liverpool Record Office 'Deeds...Manors of Blawith... Etc.' 1811 DDX 545/1 [accessed 20/01/2011].

  1. FreeUKGen, England and Wales Free BMD Database, Deaths, 1837-1983 [database online].

  2. Vessel owner 'Leathom' [accessed 20/01/2011].

  3. PROB 11/1942.

Further Information

Merchant and former slave-trader

Associated Claims (2)

£10,197 4s 2d
£5,604 18s 10d
Awardee (Trustee)

Legacies Summary

Commercial (1)

Other partner
T & W Earle & Co.
West India merchant  

Relationships (2)

Business partners
Business partners

Addresses (1)

Liverpool, Lancashire, North-west England, England