Joseph Kaye

???? - 1840


Joseph Kaye 'of Wandsworth Common' was a trustee under the will of David Lyon sen. (q.v.). Enslaved people on Mount Alexander estate in Grenada were also registered in 1817 as in the possession of George Gun Munro, attorney of Aron Graham, Henry Litchfield and Joseph Kaye, trustees of Messrs. A. Houstoun & Co. Joseph Kaye was almost certainly the man who had been a partner in Winter & Kaye, later Freshfield & Kaye, until his retirement in 1823.

  1. Will of Joseph Kaye of Wandsworth Common proved 27/08/1840. Under the will he left £60,000 to his unmarried daughters and £12,000 in trust for the family of his son Charles Kaye.


T71/265 pp. 374-377; Judy Slinn, ‘Freshfield family (per. 1800–1918)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004; online edn, Oct 2007 [, accessed 14 June 2016]. Henry Charles Litchfield was solicitor to the Treasury.

  1. PROB 11/1932/280.

Further Information


Associated Estates (1)

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] - → Trustee

Legacies Summary

Commercial (1)

notes →
Partner in Winter & Kaye, predecessor firm of...

Relationships (2)

Father → Son
Trustee → Testator

Addresses (1)

Wandsworth Common, Wandsworth, Surrey, London, England