Spencer Lambert Hunter Vassall

1799 - 1846

Claimant or beneficiary


Awarded the compensation for Newfound River in Hanover Jamaica with his mother Catherina Brandreth Backhouse Chetham-Strode (was Vassall) (née Evans) (q.v.).

  1. Baptism of Spencer Lambert Hunter Vassall, son of Spencer Thos. Vassall (q.v.) and Catherina Vassall) (née 20/06/1799 at St Marylebone. Catherina Brandreth Backhouse Vassall married Thomas Chetham Strode at Clifton 11/07/1816. Spencer Thomas Vassall was the son of the loyalist John Vassall (q.v.) of Boston (from a Jamaican family) who returned to Britain and lived at Bath and at Chatley [Burke gives 'Charles'] Lodge Wiltshire. Catherine Vassall erected a monument to Spencer Thomas Vassall in St Paul's Church Bristol. Death of Catherine Chetham Strode Q2 1842 in Lymington, Hampshire.

  2. Spencer Lambert Hunter Vassall married Letitia Sarah Holford (née Napier) at St John Paddington in 1844 and died in Kensington in Q2 1846.


T71/915 Hanover no. 462.

  1. Ancestry.com, London, England, Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1812 [database online]; Ancestry.com, England and Wales, Marriages and Banns, 1538-1940 [database online]; FreeUKGen, England and Wales Free BMD Database, Deaths, 1837-1983 [database online] (where she is indexed as Catherine Chotham Strode).

  2. John Burke, A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Commoners of Great Britain and Ireland enjoying territorial possessions or high official rank, but uninvested with heritable honours (4 vols., London, Henry Colburn, 1835-1838), vol. 1 p. 502, Vassall of Milford.

  3. Ancestry.com, London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921 [database online]; England and Wales FreeBMD Death Index 1837-1915.

Further Information

Name in compensation records
Spencer L. H. Vassel
Letitia Sarah Holford (nee Napier)
Sailor (Royal Navy)

Associated Claims (1)

£2,595 18s 5d

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
1817 [EA] - → Joint owner

Relationships (4)

Son → Mother
Grandson → Grandfather
Son → Father
First Cousins

Addresses (1)

Milford, Hampshire, Wessex, England