Henry Gilbert Francklyn

30th Oct 1800 - 7th May 1883


London West India merchant, son of Henry Francklyn (c. 1772-1846, q.v.) and grandson of Gilbert Francklyn. 'Henry Francklyn' was awarded with Charles Alfred Francklyn (q.v.) the compensation for the Hope estate on Tobago. This was most likely Henry Francklyn (c. 1772-1846), but was conceivably Henry Gilbert Francklyn (1800-1883), the son of Henry Francklyn (by his first wife), and grandson of Gilbert Francklyn. Henry Gilbert Franckyin was in correspondence with the compensation commissioners but this might have been on behalf of his father Henry.

  1. Baptism of Henry Gilbert Franklin at Hopton Suffolk 28/12/1800, son of Henry and Grace Parson Francklyn.

  2. 1851 census: Henry Francklyn West India merchant aged 50 born Hop[e]ton Suffolk living Dorset Square with sister Grace aged 48 born 'Cispenden' [=Aspenden] Herts.

  3. Henry Gilbert Francklyn died aged 82 Marylebone Q2 1883; of 32 Blandford Square, date of death 07/05/1883 personal estate £519 9s 1d.  


  1. Ancestry.com, England, Selects Births and Christenings, 1538-1975 [database online].

  2. 1851 census online.

  3. FreeUKGen, England and Wales Free BMD Database, Deaths, 1837-1983 [database online]; National Probate Calendar 1883.

Birth and death dates by email from Jonathan Spencer Jones, 02/06/2020.

We are grateful to Jonathan Spencer Jones for his assistance with compiling this entry.

Further Information

West India merchant

Relationships (3)

Grandson → Grandfather
Son → Father
Nephew → Uncle