Hon. John Chetwynd Talbot

31st May 1806 - 25th May 1852

Claimant or beneficiary


London Barrister and QC, and one of the devisees-in-trust and executors of his uncle by marriage Sir Rose Price (q.v.), who made claims for his estates in Jamaica but died 29/09/1834.  Younger son of Charles 2nd Earl Talbot (q.v.) and Frances or Francine Lambert (daughter of Charles Lambert of Beau Parc Meath). Rose Price had married a Miss Lambart of an Irish family in 1798, another daughter of Charles Lambert.

  1. Born 31/05/1806, Charterhouse and Christ Church Oxford (BA 1827, MA). Barrister Middle Temple (called 1836).  Married 1830 to Hon. Caroline, daughter of James, 1st Baron Wharncliffe, Recorder of London. Attorney-General to Prince of Wales 1844-death, Recorder of Windsor 1836-death. QC 1843, Bencher of Middle Temple 1843-death. Deputy High Steward of Oxford University. Said to earn legal fees of £15,000 p.a.  Died 25/05/1852 at Brighton, of Great George Street and Middle Temple. Left £100,00 'within province' (PCC). Will of the Honourable John Chetwynd Talbot, barrister at law, one of Her Majesty's Counsel of Middle Temple Middlesex proved 24/06/1852.


T71/854 St John 64A for Worthy Park and T71/855 St Thomas-in-the-Vale 321A Mickleton Pen.

  1. William D. Rubinstein, Who were the rich? A biographical dictionary of British wealth-holders Volume Two 1840-1859 (MS) reference 1852/23; PROB 11/2155.

Further Information

Hon. Caroline Wharncliffe
2 sons
Wealth at death
Oxford (Christ Church) [BA 1827 ]
Legal Education
Middle Temple [Called 1836 ]
Church of England
Rubinstein 1852/23

Associated Claims (2)

£3,579 3s 2d
Awardee (Executor or executrix)
£1,081 15s 4d
Awardee (Executor or executrix)

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
1834 [EA] - → Mortgage Holder
24/09/1834 [SD] - → Executor

Legacies Summary

Commercial (4)

Railway Investment
Harwich and Eastern Counties Junction Railway and Pier [1846228]  
Railway Investment
Waterford, Wexford and Valencia [1846535]  
Railway Investment
Railway Investment
Macclesfield and Lichfield (Nos 1 and 2) [1846325]  

Relationships (1)

Son → Father

Addresses (1)

Middle Temple, City of London, Middlesex, London, England