Charles Gore of Southampton

???? - 1807


Annuitant on Madeys and Boulogne & Union estates on Grenada, having paid £4000 09/07/1771 to Michael Scott and Samuel Wordsworth for an annuity of £200 p.a. for his life, when he was described as of Southampton.

  1. This man is identifiable as the Charles Gore, High Sheriff of Radnorshire in 1771, born at Horskstow Hall Lincolnshire in 1729, moving to Southampton in 1759, and dying in Germany c. 1807. He was an amateur artist whose daughter married 3rd Earl Cowper.


A deed of 24/07/1800 including details of the Gore family's annuities has been transcribed by Jim Smith who gives the reference Grenada Register of Records 1801 from Item 3 of the microfilm FHL [1563378] pp. 34-40, [accessed 27/11/2020].

  1. R.C.B. Oliver, 'Charles Gore: a Lincolnshire-born high Sheriff of Radnorshire', The Radnorshire Society Transactions (1977) pp. 32-49.

Further Information


Associated Estates (2)

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
1771 [EA] - 1771 [LA] → Annuitant
1771 [EA] - 1771 [LA] → Annuitant

Legacies Summary

Cultural (1)

Portrait commissioned from Zoffany by Charles Gore to celebrate the marriage of Gore's daughter Hannah to the 3rd Earl Cowper, now at the Yale Center for British Art.... 

Relationships (3)

Annuitant → Grantor
Brother → Sister
Notes →
Inferred by LBS from baptisms of the two as children of Charles Gore of Horkstow Hall in 1729 and 1735...
Brother → Sister
Notes →
Inferred by...

Addresses (1)

Southampton, Hampshire, Wessex, England