Edward Rose Tunno

1795 - 1863

Claimant or beneficiary


Edward Rose Tunno of Llanganneck [or Llangennech] Park Carmarthenshire [S Wales] granted arms 1824, MP for Bossiney 1826-32; High Sheriff Carmathen 1835. Son of John Tunno, one of Rubinstein's half-millionaires, and son-in-law of Job Matthew Raikes (q.v.), for whom he was executor.

  1. John Tunno himself is shown as owner of a slave-trade voyage in 1787. John Tunno of Devonshire Place died May 15 1819, buried in St John's Wood Chapel, monument by W. Behnes.

  2. Educated at Harrow; married Caroline Raikes 08/10/1825 at St George Hanover Square; living 1851 at Warnford Park with wife Caroline and brother-in-law Frederick Raikes; will of Edward Rose Tunno of 19 Upper Berkeley Street and Warnford Park in the county of Southampton who died 08/03/1863 proved 12/05/1863 by Edward John Sartoris nephew and Frederick Raikes, effects under £60,000.

  3. Caroline Raikes was baptised at St Botolph Bishopsgate, daughter of Job Matthew Raikes and Charlotte Susannah, either 18 or 28/03/1802. A Charlotte Sarah Raikes was also baptised at St Botolph Bishopsgate 28[?]/03/1802, again daughter of Job Matthew Raikes and Charlotte Susannah. An asterisk appears to link the two christenings.


F.M.L.Thompson 'Life after death', Economic History Review NS Vol. 43 No. 1 Feb 1990 pp. 40-61; https://www.historyofparliamentonline.org/volume/1820-1832/member/tunno-edward-1794-1863 [accessed 12/02/2020].

  1. www.slavevoyages.org voyage of Maria from Gold Coast to Cuba 1787 #82460, multiple sources incl. Donnan IV p. 494.

  2. Harrow Register 1806-8 p. 24 [where he appears as Edward Rice Tunno]; Pallots Marriage Index for England 1780-1837 and Ancestry.com, London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921 [database online] (where he appears as Edward Rose Tunna, and where the witnesses include J.M. Raikes); 1851 census online; National Probate Calendar 1861-1941 Wills 1863.

  3. Ancestry.com, London, England, Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1812 [database online].

Further Information

Caroline Raikes
Wealth at death
Harrow [1807-1813 ]

Associated Claims (4)

£1,924 8s 10d
Awardee (Executor or executrix)
£5,151 3s 10d
Awardee (Executor or executrix)
£4,026 17s 7d
Awardee (Executor or executrix)
£4,278 17s 8d
Awardee (Executor or executrix)

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
1834 [EA] - → Executor
1834 [EA] - → Executor
1834 [EA] - → Executor
1834 [EA] - → Executor

Legacies Summary

Commercial (2)

Railway Investment
Irish North Midland [1846243]  
Railway Investment
Eastern Counties (Cambridge and Lincoln Line) [1846126]  

Cultural (1)

V & A: Prints, Drawings & Paintings
Print, three-quarter length portrait of Jane Kelleway as the goddess Diana. Mezzotint, possibly by Alexander Browne after Sir Peter Lely. Offset print, late 17th... 
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Political (1)

election →
Bossinney Cornwall
1826 - 1832

Relationships (2)

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

Addresses (2)

19 Upper Brook Street, London, Middlesex, London, England
Grosvenor Square, London, Middlesex, London, England