Samuel Sandbach

19th Aug 1769 - 26th Apr 1851

Claimant or beneficiary

Biography

Partner in Sandbach Tinne (q.v.) and its associated firms, son of Adam Sandbach ('a yeoman farmer and innkeeper of Tarporley') and his wife Martha Oulton, and father of Henry Robertson Sandbach (q.v.) and William Robertson Sandbach (q.v.). Retired from Sandbach Tinne 1833, having bought the estate of Hafodunos, Denbighshire. Of Woodlands, Aigburth, near Liverpool, where he died 26/04/1851.

  1. 'He went to Grenada c. 1789 to join his uncle Samuel Sandbach (1730-1800) in Grenada and Demerara. He returned to Liverpool c. 1801 and "realised a considerable fortune as a West India merchant in Liverpool"'. Married (1802) Elizabeth Robertson, daughter of Rev. Henry Robertson DD. 1841 Samuel Sandbach Independent aged 70 living Tarporley with Elizabeth aged 55. Will of Samuel Sandbach of Woodlawns Liverpool Lancashire proved 02/06/1851, leaving £100,000.

  2. Mayor of Liverpool 1831-2; High Sheriff Denbighshire 1839.  His daughter Anne married Charles Stuart Parker MP (1829-1910), in ODNB as 'politician and biographer'.

Sources

T71/885 British Guiana claim no. 668 (Javer Beusdeune (?) and Regt Door Zee (?)); T71/887 British Guiana claim no. 2512 (Coffee Grove & Caledonia). Genealogy of the families of Douglas of Mulderg and Robertson of Kindeace (1895) pp. 26-27; available within the wider family tree at Rootsweb WorldConnect Project 'The Last Knight'.

William D. Rubinstein, Who were the rich? A biographical dictionary of British wealth-holders Volume Two 1840-1859 (MS) reference 1851/2.

  1. John Burke, A genealogical and heraldic history of the landed gentry of Great Britain and Ireland (2 vols., London, Henry Colburn, 1863), vol. 2, pp. 1183-1184; 1841 census online; PROB 11/2135.

  2. William D. Rubinstein, Who were the rich? A biographical dictionary of British wealth-holders Volume Two 1840-1859 (MS), 1851/2. [Anon.], ‘Parker, Charles Stuart (1829–1910)’, rev. H. C. G. Matthew, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2004) [http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/35382, accessed 09/08/2012].

We are grateful to Clif Knight for his assistance with compiling this entry.


Further Information

Absentee?
British/Irish
Name in compensation records
Samuel Sandback
Spouse
Elizabeth Robertson (1782-1859)
Children
Anne (1803-1890), Samuel (1805-1817), Eliza (1806-1881), Henry Robertson (1807-1895), James Watson (1809-1819), Margaret (1811-1868), William Robertson (1813-1891), Mary Rosina (1815-1882), Gilbert (1817-1882), Samuel (1818-1849), Martha Tinne (1822-1891)
Wealth at death
£100,000
Occupation
West India merchant
Rubinstein
1851/2

Associated Claims (2)

£21,480 10S 10D
Awardee
£14,231 0S 7D
Awardee

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
1826 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Joint owner

Legacies Summary

Commercial (5)

Railway Investment
Cheltenham, Oxford, and London and Birmingham Union; or Charlton Kings and Marsworth [183732]  
£5000 
Railway Investment
Shrewsburt, Wolverhampton, and South Staffordshire Junction (Coalbrookdale Branch) [1846461]  
£2900 
Railway Investment
Birmingham and Oxford Junction [184629]  
£4000 
Name partner
Sandbach Tinne
West India merchant  
 
Railway Investment
Shrewsbury and Grand Junction [1845172]  
£27900 

Relationships (4)

Nephew → Uncle
Father → Son
Father → Son
Father-in-law → Son-in-law

Addresses (1)

Woodlands, Aigburth (near), Liverpool, Lancashire, North-west England, England