Joseph Longmore

7th Apr 1781 - 29th May 1854

Claimant or beneficiary


  1. Tentatively identified as Joseph Longmore, son of John Longmore senior and his wife Elizabeth nee Watts. Baptised 17/04/1781 in Hopton, Shropshire. Married Harriet Smith in Sidbury, Shropshire, in 1814. Six children baptised in Tewkesbury 1815-1830. Of Mythe Villa, Tewkesbury when his brother John Longmore (q.v.) wrote his will in 1835. Of Mythe House in the censuses of 1841 and 1851 and at the time he wrote his will in April 1851 (proved 04/07/1854). Described as of independent means and a gentleman in the censuses.

  2. Described as an absentee in the slave register of 1817 when he owned 1 enslaved person in Kingston. Not in Jamaica in 1829 when his attorney registered enslaved people in Kingston for Longmore as executor of Peter Leferer.


  1., Gloucestershire, England, Church of England Baptisms, 1813-1913 [database online]. batch nos. I03135-0, C05487-2. PROB 11/1891/28. PROB 11/2194/113.

  2. T71/77 p. 178. T71/108 p. 163.

We are grateful to Rosemary Payne for her assistance with compiling this entry.

Further Information

Harriet Smith
Emma Harriett, Laura Catherine, Frances Lydia, Charles Joseph, Arthur Augustus, William Henry, John

Associated Claims (2)

£377 6s 1d
£51 2s 8d

Relationships (1)


Addresses (2)

Mythe House, Mythe Road, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, South-west England, England
Mythe Villa, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, South-west England, England