George Henry Loxdale

1804 - 1888

Claimant or beneficiary


Partner in Murray, Brothers & Co., of Georgetown (q.v.) and later a merchant in Liverpool.

  1. Identified as attorney in British Guiana of Thomas Murray of Liverpool merchant 1840.

  2. 1881 census shows him as 'Merchant, West India' living at Aigburth Hall Road widower aged 77 with daughters Emma Sophia 34, Ann 32 and Elizabeth 30.

  3. Died 01/08/1888 late of Kingsland, Aigburth Hall-road. No record appears to exist of his probate. He was probably the George Loxdale born Shropshire 1804 who married 23/04/1835 in British Guiana Sarah Bagot (who died 07/02/1857 at Liverpool), the daughter of George Bagot (q.v.).

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


T71/885 British Guiana claim no. 844 (Water Street); T71/886 British Guiana claim no. 1290; T71/887 British Guiana claim no. 2111.

  1. London Gazette, Issue 19931, 18/12/1840, p. 3024.

  2. London Gazette, Issue 25867, 19/10/1888, p. 5722.

  3. 1881 census: his other children are assumed as (1) his business partner Henry Murray Loxdale (d. 1889) and (2) the George Henry Loxdale, a Board of Trade surveyor who died in Northumberland 1896 [National Probate Calendar 1896]; [accessed 12/04/2011].

  4. PP1847-48 (184) XXIII Pt. II, Select Committee on Sugar and Coffee Planting, 4th Report, pp. 43-72.

Further Information

Name in compensation records
George H. Loxdale
Sarah Bagot [?]
George Henry, Henry Murray, Emma Sophia, Ann, Elizabeth

Associated Claims (3)

£99 15s 8d
£271 15s 6d
£1,833 14s 6d

Legacies Summary

Commercial (1)

Other partner
Murray, Brothers and Co.
West India merchant  

Relationships (4)

Son-in-law → Father-in-law
Business partners
Business partners
Business partners

Addresses (1)

Kingsland, Aigburth Hall Road, Liverpool, Lancashire, North-west England, England