Charles Marryat

1803 - 7th Oct 1884

Claimant or beneficiary


London merchant, son of Joseph Marryat the elder MP and brother of Joseph Marryat (q.v.) and Captain Frederick Marryat, and partner in Joseph Marryat & Co (q.v.), which was a major recipient of compensation especially in Trinidad and St Lucia.

  1. In 1851, Charles Marryat aged 48 West India merchant born Sydenham Kent was living with his wife Caroline aged 45 born Dawlish Devon and four daughters, Selina, Caroline, Gertrude and Ellen at Potters Barr South Mimms Hertfordshire. In 1871 he was shown as a widower aged 68 at 75 Eccleston Square with Gertrude and Emma; in 1881 he was again at 75 Eccelston Square with a wife, Catherine born Halifax Nova Scotia.

  2. Gave evidence to the Select Committee on Sugar and Coffee Planting in 1848.

  3. Will of Charles Marryat of 6 Laurence Pountney Lane and 75 Eccleston Square who died 07/10/1884 proved 18/12/1884, personal estate £25060 15s 4d.

  4. Charles Marryat the son (1827-1906) became Archdeacon of Adelaide, having sailed from Britain in 1852. His sister Augusta married Sir Henry Young, Governor of South Australia.

  5. Another son, Albert Palliser (24 October 1837-9 March 1915), became a member of the Legislative Council, Trinidad. In 1868 he married Marie Ana, 3rd daughter of J. M. Farfan of San Joseph's, Trinidad. He died in La Chaumière, Trinidad.


  1. 1851, 1871 and 1881 censuses online.

  2. PP1847-48 (184) XXIII Pt. II, Select Committee on Sugar and Coffee Planting, 4th Report, pp. 116-43.

  3. National Probate Calendar 1884.

  4., Oxford University Alumni, 1500-1886 [database online]; Australian Dictionary of Biography online, T.T. Reed, 'Marryat, Charles (1827-1906), Anglican clergyman'.

  5. R. L. Arrowsmith (comp.), Charterhouse Register 1769 -1872 (London & Chichester, Phillimore, 1974). Thanks to Catherine Smith, Charterhouse Archivist, for this reference.

Further Information

(1) Caroline Short (2) Catherine Belcher
Charles (1827-1906), Augusta Sophia (1829-), Joseph Henry (1831-), Arthur (1832-), Selina Charlotte (1834-), Albert Palliser (18371915-), Ernest Lindsay (1840-), Caroline Matilda (1843-), Gertrude, Cyril Augustus (1847-), Ellen Adelaide (1849-), Grace

Associated Claims (19)

£1,892 16s 9d
Awardee (Trustee)
£3,909 16s 2d
£2,810 13s 3d
Unsuccessful claimant
£2,369 15s 9d
£896 17s 8d
£730 10s 4d
£4,149 2s 8d
£3,998 5s 2d
£1,257 6s 4d
£3,210 6s 0d
Awardee (Trustee)
£2,833 1s 8d
Awardee (Trustee)
£2,053 12s 2d
£3,116 2s 6d
Awardee (Mortgagee)
£3,104 12s 11d
Awardee (Mortgagee)
£2,457 12s 3d
Awardee (Owner-in-fee)
£3,639 16s 11d
£3,511 16s 11d
£558 13s 0d
Awardee (Trustee)
£679 5s 11d
Awardee (Assignee)

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
1823 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Joint owner
1824 [SY] - 1839 [LA] → Joint owner
1829 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Trustee
1834 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Joint owner

Legacies Summary

Commercial (1)

Name partner
Joseph Marryat & Sons
West India merchant  

Imperial (1)

notes →
His son Charles Marryat (1827-1906) became Archdeacon of Adelaide, having sailed from Britian in 1852. His daughter Augusta married Sir Henry Young, Governor of South...

Relationships (4)

Father → Son
Father-in-law → Son-in-law
Son → Father

Addresses (3)

Potters Bar, South Mimms, Hertfordshire, South-east England, England
6 Laurence Pountney Lane , City of London, Middlesex, London, England
Notes →

This was Charles Marryat's business address for at least 50 years.

75 Eccleston Square, London, Middlesex, London, England