Nicholas Salisbury

1768 - 1843

Claimant or beneficiary


Liverpool cotton broker, who appeared in the compensation records as assignee and trustee.

  1. Nicholas Salisbury counterclaiming with Henry Wilson on St Lucia Nos. 695A & B and 844 & 845 was identified as of Liverpool and as surviving assignees of William Coupland and Co. In 1843 new assignees were sought to replace Nicholas Salisbury, Henry Wilson and John Harvey deceased.    

  2. Nicholas Salisbury of Liverpool can be tied into John Proctor, John Bond and possibly John Taylor Wilson, who also appear in the award BG 608A & B, by an item in March 1812; 'All persons having any demand against the estate of John Proctor late of Queen Square in Lancaster but late of Cranage Hall [Cheshire] deceased are requested to send the particulars thereof without delay to Mr Nicholas Salisbury of Liverpool, Mr John Bond of Lancaster or Mr Wilson solicitor Lancaster.'   

  3. 1841 census shows Nicholas Salisbury merchant aged 70 living at Wavertree with wife Anne 65 (and Maria, Anne and William Ewart, aged 9,8, and 6). Death of a Nicholas Salisbury registered Q2 1843 Kensington; buried at All Souls Kensal Green aged 75 (of Westbourne Terrace Paddington) 18/04/1843; Will of Nicholas Salisbury merchant of Liverpool proved 21/08/1843.


  1. T71/884 St Lucia No. 844; London Gazette, Issue 20265, 29/09/1843, p. 3196.

  2. London Gazette, Issue 16580, 03/03/1812, p. 435.

  3. 1841 census online; FreeUKGen, England and Wales Free BMD Database, Deaths, 1837-1983 [database online];, London, England, Deaths and Burials, 1813-1980 [database online]; PROB 11/1984.

Further Information

Anne Bowery
Nicholas Richards; Martha Margareta Lister

Associated Claims (4)

£9,875 5s 8d
£1,260 0s 10d
Unsuccessful claimant (Assignee)
£1,642 17s 9d
Unsuccessful claimant (consensual) (Assignee)
£1,299 4s 6d
Unsuccessful claimant (consensual)

Legacies Summary

Commercial (2)

Senior partner
Salisbury, Turner and Earle
Cotton Brokers  
Name partner
Williams and Wilson
General overseas merchant?  

Relationships (1)

Son-in-law → Father-in-law
Notes →
Nicholas Salisbury married Ann or Anne Bowery Richards, the daughter of Nicholas Richards, who by codicil amended his will of 1801 to exclude Nicholas Salisbury as...

Addresses (1)

Wavertree, Liverpool, Lancashire, North-west England, England