Samuel George Smith

19th Jul 1789 - 4th Oct 1863

Claimant or beneficiary


London banker. partner in Smith, Payne & Smith, the partners in which claimed compensation for enslaved people on Holland estate in Jamaica. 'Samuel Smith' also appeared as co-claimant with Lord Carrington on The Farm, and LBS has tentatively identified him as Samuel George Smith, although this might instead be his father Samuel who had died March 12 1834.

  1. Samuel George Smith was the second son of Samuel Smith (1745-12/03/1834), banker of Lombard Street and Woodhall Park Herts., and Elizabeth Turnor, and brother of Abel Smith (q.v.). Samuel Smith left £14,000. Samuel George Smith b. 19/07/1789 married Eugenia Chatfield in 1821. Their son also Samuel George Smith (1822-1900), Conservative MP and banker, left £1.5MM. 'Lord Carrington was a relative.'


  1. William D. Rubinstein, Who were the rich? 1860- (Volumes 3 and 4, manuscripts in preparation), reference 1863/58 for Smith, Samuel George. William D. Rubinstein, Who were the rich? A biographical dictionary of British wealth-holders Volume Two 1840-1859 (MS) reference 1859/36 for Abel Smith (left £400,000).

Further Information

Wealth at death

Associated Claims (3)

£4,908 8s 5d
Awardee (Owner-in-fee)
£2,074 14s 10d
£2,726 13s 0d
Unsuccessful claimant (consensual)

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
1824 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Mortgage Holder

Legacies Summary

Commercial (1)

Firm Investment

Relationships (2)

Son → Father