Augustus Hill Bradshaw

1769 - 1851

Claimant or beneficiary


Executor and trustee of John Blagrove (q.v.), together with James Bradshaw (his nephew) and Hugh Parkin (both of whom q.v.), with whom he was awarded compensation for 5 estates in Jamaica.

  1. Son of Thomas Bradshaw (1733-1774, politician in the government of the Duke of Grafton) and Elizabeth Wilson, from whom he inherited property in Yarmouth. He appears to have had various state appointments (see below) and appears in a number of instances unrelated to slavery as an executor or trustee in The National Archives. In 1841 he was living at Wintney House, Hartley Wintney in Hampshire with a couple (Oswald and Maria Mosley), all 3 described as 'Independent'. In 1851 he was a visitor at the Star & Garter home in Petersham, when he was described as 'Paymaster General Office Superan[nuitan]t born in Middlesex aged 81. Burial of Augustus Hill Bradshaw All Souls Kensal Green aged 82 on 19/12/1851. Will of Augustus Hill Bradshaw of 27 Charles Street St James proved 07/01/1852.

  2. A.H. Bradshaw appears as surveyor-general of the revenues in America with a stipend of £250 p.a., and Lawrence and Augustus Hill Bradshaw appear with an undescribed salary of £200 p.a., in the 1819 Extraordinary Red Book (1819)


T71/872 Hanover No. 88; T71/857 St Ann Nos. 542, 543, 544 and 584.

  1. Norfolk Archaeology, Vol. VII (Norwich, 1872), pp. 254-5; 1841 and 1851 censuses online;, London, England, Deaths and Burials, 1813-1980 [database online]; PROB 11/2145 (Boyle's 1836 gives his address as 26 Charles Street).

  2. 'A Commoner', The Extraordinary Red Book, containing a list of all places, pensions and sinecures (London: J.Johnston and W. Clarke, 1819) 'Pensions and sinecures' p. 31.

Further Information


Associated Claims (5)

£3,632 7s 1d
Awardee (Executor or executrix)
£3,061 5s 7d
Awardee (Executor or executrix)
£3,026 1s 3d
Awardee (Executor or executrix)
£3,243 6s 10d
Awardee (Executor or executrix)
£9,126 4s 1d
Awardee (Executor or executrix)

Associated Estates (4)

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
1834 [EA] - → Trustee and Executor
1834 [EA] - → Trustee and Executor
1834 [EA] - → Trustee and Executor
1834 [EA] - → Trustee and Executor

Relationships (1)

Uncle → Nephew

Addresses (2)

26 Charles Street, St James, London, Middlesex, London, England
Wintney House, Hartley Wintney, Hampshire, Wessex, England