Thomas Hankey II

1791 - 1879

Claimant or beneficiary


Son of Thomas Hankey of Fetcham Park (d. 1793), partner and apparently half-brother of William Alers Hankey (q.v.) in the banking firm of Hankey & Co. (q.v.), and cousin of Thomson Hankey senior (q.v.), whose daughter Louisa he married. The partners in the Hankey banking firm owned the Arcadia estate in Trelawn[e]y.

  1. Will of Thomas Hankey formerly of Fenchurch Street banker but late of Chester Square who died at Brighton 23/08/1879 proved 08/09/1879 by Reginald Hankey and Rev. Montagu Hankey the sons, effects resworn at under £50,000 Dec. 1879.

  2. John Barnard Hankey (1784-1868), 'landed proprietor' who left £140,000 in 1869 and was described as of Fetcham Park in the probate calendar, was this Thomas Hankey's brother.


T71/874 Trelawny claim nos. 25, 26 & 27 (Arcadia Estate).

John Burke, A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Commoners of Great Britain and Ireland enjoying territorial possessions or high official rank, but uninvested with heritable honours (4 vols., London, Henry Colburn, 1835-1838), vol. 4, pp. 117-8, Hankey of Fetcham.

  1. National Probate Calendar 1879.

  2. William D. Rubinstein, Who were the rich? 1860- (Volumes 3 and 4, manuscripts in preparation), reference 1869/42.

Further Information

Louisa Hankey
Wealth at death

Associated Claims (7)

£4,043 16s 5d
Unsuccessful claimant (consensual) (Judgement creditor)
£3,086 17s 6d
Unsuccessful claimant (Judgement creditor)
£2,629 19s 3d
Unsuccessful claimant (consensual) (Judgement creditor)
£4,565 0s 8d
Unsuccessful claimant (consensual) (Judgement creditor)
£4,775 12s 4d
Awardee (Owner-in-fee)
£900 4s 4d
£101 11s 4d

Associated Estates (2)

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
1823 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Joint owner

Between 1823 and 1829, a group of 38-42 enslaved people attached to Arcadia were registered to William Alers Hankey, Augustus Robert Hankey and Thomas Hankey, but the bulk of the enslaved people were registered to William Barnett until 1832.

1832 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Judgement creditor

Legacies Summary

Commercial (1)

Name partner
Hankey & Co.

Relationships (5)

First Cousins
Notes →
Thomson Hankey was father-in-law to Thomas as well as his...
Son → Father
Business partners

Addresses (1)

17 Cumberland Terrace, Regent's Park, London, Middlesex, London, England