Thomas Barnes

???? - 1849

Claimant or beneficiary


Brother and executor of Joseph Barnes (who was the husband of Hannah Barnes (q.v.)). Of Kingston and St Catherine, Jamaica, but signed for claims himself in London.

  1. Marriage: "On Thursday 29th ult. (by the Rev. J. G. Dimock,) Thomas Barnes, Esq. of Half-way-tree House, near Spanish Town, Jamaica, to Catherine second daughter the late Ralph Hotchkin, Esq. of the place."

  2. Will of Thomas Barnes of Uppingham Rutland [made in 1846] proved 14/03/1851. In the will he left his wife Catherine £3000 and the rest of his property in trust (his executors included Bartholomew Ibbott Williams (q.v.)). His estate called Raughtonhead [Raughton Head] in Cumberland was to go to his wife for life and then to his nephew John Barnes Stalker. He instructed his trustees to gather in his personalty, including a bond for £3900 owed to him by James Derbyshire, and to sell his estate called Cumberland Pen in St Catherine, and for the proceeds to be reinvested, with the income to go to his wife for life and then be divided into 1/8th shares. The income on 1/8th was to go to Charlotte Hannah Trutch for life; 1/8th was to go to his brother Robert Barnes; 1/8th each to the children of his late sisters Mary Stalker and Betty Stalker, Esther Mounsey and Elizabeth Halliday, and Matilda Atkinson, and 1/8th to his sister Jane Jefferson.

  3. The will of Thomas Barnes' widow Catherine Barnes of Uppingham Rutland was proved 06/12/1856. In it she said the she was entitled to one-third of Halfway Pen or Hotchkin Upper and Lower Pens, which she left to her brother Rev. Robert Charles Herbert Hotchkin. In a codicil she ordered a monument to be built for her husband in Uppingham Parish Church.


T71/852 St Catherine claim nos. 502 and 510.

  1. Stamford Mercury 06/04/1827.

  2. PROB 11/2128/249.

  3. PROB 11/2242/345.

We are grateful to Peter Selley for his assistance with compiling this entry.

Further Information

Catherine Hotchkin

Associated Claims (6)

£4,775 17s 4d
£334 16s 8d
£240 4s 2d
£701 11s 8d
£53 4s 5d
£44 2s 4d

Associated Estates (3)

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
1829 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Executor
1829 [SY] - 1834 [LA] → Trustee and Executor
1832 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Trustee and Executor

Legacies Summary

Physical (1)

Tablet to Thomas Barnes [Built] 
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Tablet to Thomas Barnes (d. 14/11/1849 aged 67) and Catherine his wife (d. 24/10/1856 aged 58) in the Lady Chapel of the parish church of SS Peter and Paul, Uppingham, Rutland, built at the...

Relationships (4)

Brother-in-law → Sister-in-law
Great-uncle → Great-nephew
Notes →
Sir Joseph William Trutch's mother Charlotte Hannah was a beneficiary under the will of her [Charlotte's] uncle Thomas Barnes, inheriting 1/8th of his residual...
Son-in-law → Father-in-law
Notes →
Thomas Barnes married Ralph Hotchkin's daughter Catherine after Hotchkin's...

Addresses (2)

Uppingham, Rutland, Central England, England
Raughton Head, Cumberland, Northern England, England