Capel Cure II

1797 - 1878

Claimant or beneficiary


Awarded the compensation for the Belvidere estate in St Thomas-in-the-East Jamaica with Edward Jarman (q.v.) as trustees of Stella Frances Allen (q.v). The role must have been inherited, from his father, also Capel Cure (d. 1820), since it arose from the will of Stella Frances Allen's brother John Cope Freeman proven in 1788.

  1. JP and DL for Essex, of Blakehall in Bobbingworth when he became High Sheriff of Essex in 1830. Grandfather of the stockbroker Arthur Capel Cure (1857-1899), the founder of the eponymous firm. In 1841 Capel Cure was living at 2 Devonshire Place aged 41 'Ind' ['Esq.' erased] with wife Frederica aged 30 and six children aged 18 months to 9 years.

  2. Born at 37 Great George Street, Wesminster, 09/01/1797; educated at Winchester and Christ Church, Oxford, matriculated 23/05/1817, age 19, BA 1821. Entered Lincoln's Inn 1819.



T71/867 St Thomas-in-the-East no. 508.

  1. Visitation of England Vol. 2 p. 22; London Gazette Issue 18652 p. 257 (02/02/1830); 1841 census online.

  2. Frederick Arthur Crisp (ed.),Visitation of England and Wales (1902), vol. 4 pp 10-11.

We are grateful to William Norton for his assistance with compiling this entry.

Further Information

Frederica Cheney
Alfred; Robert Capel; at least 6 others
Wealth at death
Oxford (Christ Church) [1817-1821 ]
Legal Education
Lincolns Inn [1819 ]

Associated Claims (1)

£6,708 2s 11d
Awardee (Trustee)

Relationships (1)

Son → Father

Addresses (4)

2 Devonshire Place, London, Middlesex, London, England
37 Great George Street, London, Middlesex, London, England
51 Grosvenor Street, London, Middlesex, London, England
Blake Hall, Bobbingworth, Ongar, Essex, South-east England, England