Vickris Dickinson

???? - 1797


Brother of Ezekiel and Caleb Dickinson (each of whom q.v.). Father of Caleb Dickinson (1740-1820) and Charles Dickinson (1755-1827) and grandfather of Frances Dickinson (q.v). Sometimes given as 'Dickenson'.

  1. Will of Vickris Dickinson of Queen Charlton Somerset proved 26/06/1797. He left his estates in Jamaica in trust with the produce to be divided 1/2 to Caleb, 1/4 to Charles, 1/12th to his daughter Mary Creswicke, and the remaining 1/6th to Mary's children.

  2. The history of Queen Charlton estate by Jean Manco sets out details of Vickris Dickinson's occupation of the estate and of his family, including his slave-owning.


  1. PROB 11/1292/274.

  2. Jean Manco for David Streatfeild-Jones, The History of the Manor Queen Charlton (2012), [accessed 10/01/2016].

Further Information

[1] Martha Reeve [2] ELizabeth Marchant
Caleb; Charles; Mary

Associated Estates (5)

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
1809 [EA] - 1839 [LA] → Previous owner
1741 [EA] - 1762 [LA] → Joint owner
1767 [EA] - 1796 [LA] → Owner
1768 [EA] - → Previous owner
1753 [EA] - 1765 [LA] → Joint owner

Legacies Summary

Physical (2)

Country house
Hadspen House 
description →
Country house in Pitcombe, Somerset, bought before 1747 by Vickris Dickinson, sold by him in 1767, after reported...
Queen Charlton [Purchased] 
description →
Estate and house in Somerset bought separately and reunited by Vickris Dickinson c. 1769. Vickris Dickinson remodelled St Margaret's church c.1795 and built the Poor House c. 1788, but the major...

Relationships (9)

Grandfather → Grand-daughter
Father → Son
Son → Father
Nephew → Uncle
Uncle → Nephew
Uncle → Nephew
First Cousins

Addresses (2)

Beeks House, Marshfield, Somerset, South-west England, England
Queen Charlton, Compton Dando, Somerset, South-west England, England