Robert Hyndman

1764 - 1844

Claimant or beneficiary

Biography

Dublin and Antigua merchant, the father of John Elliott Hyndman, Thomas Warwick Hyndman, Warwick Person Hyndman and Robert Augustus Hyndman (1807-1896) (each of whom q.v.), and the Dublin merchant declared bankrupt with John Elliott Hyndman in 1831. Possibly also the cousin of Robert Augustus Hyndman the father of John Beckles Hyndman (q.v.). Claimed as owner-in-fee of Antigua No. 95 (Bendals) and 390 (Matthews Constitution Hill).  Counterclaims included his assignee in bankruptcy John Jameson (q.v.).

  1. Robert Hyndman, merchant of Antigua and Dublin, married Catherine Elliot 02/02/1787 in St John, Antigua. Robert’s daughter Ann and his wife Catherine were left £500 and £50 respectively in the will of Charles McComb of St John’s Town, master mariner, dated 18/11/1810 (Robert Hyndman and Thomas Hyndman were two of the executors of the will). Patrick Kirwan of Antigua in his will dated 14/11/1816 left £1000 to Mrs. Hyndman, wife of Robert Hyndman of Dublin, Esq. In 1804 Warwick Pearson and Robert Hyndman of Antigua were merchants and co-partners.

  2. On the 29th ult. [Feb. 1844] Death at his residence Belvidere House [sic] Dublin in the 81st year of his age, Robert Hyndman Esq., formerly of the island of Antigua.


Sources

T71/877 Antigua claim no. 95 (Bendals).

  1. Vere Langford Oliver, The History of the island of Antigua ... from the first settlement in 1635 to the present time (3 vols., London, Mitchell and Hughes, 1894-99), vol. 2 p. 94.

  2. Belfast Newsletter 12/03/1844.


Further Information

Absentee?
British/Irish
Spouse
Catherine Elliott
Children
Thomas Warwick, John Elliott, Robert Augustus, Mary, Ann, Warwick Pearson
Occupation
Merchant

Associated Claims (5)

£2,854 16s 6d
Unsuccessful claimant
£1,681 4s 1d
Unsuccessful claimant (Owner-in-fee)
£391 6s 2d
Not a claimant
£502 4s 11d
Not a claimant
£2,571 17s 9d
Unsuccessful claimant (Owner-in-fee)

Associated Estates (6)

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] - 1834 [LA] → Owner
1824 [EA] - 1828 [LA] → Mortgagee-in-Possession
1824 [EA] - 1824 [LA] → Owner
1817 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Joint owner
1817 [EA] - 1828 [LA] → Joint owner
1832 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Owner

Legacies Summary

Commercial (1)

Senior partner
 

Relationships (6)

Father → Son
Notes →
The two men were also business partners....
Father → Son
Notes →
Robert probably the same as the father of Robert...
Father → Son
Notes →
Tentatively inferred...
Father → Son
Business partners
Business partners

Addresses (1)

Belvidere Place, Dublin, Ireland