George Rickards

1788 - 1857

Claimant or beneficiary


London solicitor, and trustee of Peter Theodore Shaw (q.v). Rickards was also the solicitor to the Gaussen family of Brookmans Park.

  1. Edward James Rickards, son of George (solicitor) and Frances Rickards, of Great Russell Street baptised 09/02/1815 at St George Bloomsbury; Charles Frederick, same parentage and detail, baptised 03/02/1818 also St St George Bloomsbury. A George Rickards married Frances Drinkwater at Bredon, Ashchurch (near Tewksebury) in 1810.

  2. In 1841, George Nickards[sic] solicitor aged 60 was living at 54 Queen Anne Street, Marylebone, with Frances aged 50, Frances Elisa 25, Go 25 and Edw 25. In 1851 George Rickards solicitor aged 73 born Worcester was living at Send Grove Surrey with sons Edward James 33 (also a solicitor) and Frederick Charles 31 (a farmer with 300 acres) and daughters Cordelia 30 and Caroline 25. Will of George Rickards of Send Grove Surrey proved 09/07/1857. Edward James Rickards of Elm Bank Leatherhead died 18/08/1893 leaving £43867 4s 5d, resworn August 1894 £44612 2s 11d.


T71/877 Antigua claim no. 8; T71/879 St Kitts claim no. 706.

'Brookman Park Estate and Gaussen family', Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies, [accessed 18/02/2011].

  1., London, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906 [database online];, Pallot's Marriage Index 1780-1831 [database online].

  2. 1841 census online; 1851 census online; PROB 11/2255; National Probate Calendar 1893.

Further Information

Frances (Drinkwater?)
Edward James, Frederick Charles, Cordelia, Caroline

Associated Claims (2)

£281 2s 6d
Awardee (Trustee)
£1,362 17s 11d

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
1834 [EA] - → Trustee

Rickards - the trustee for Peter Theodore Shaw for a smaller award in Antiuga - was also awarded the compensation for an unnamed estate under St Kitts 706 which LBS has inferred to have been Johnson, shown under trustees for the estate of Theodore Shaw

Relationships (1)

Trustee → Testator

Addresses (2)

54 Queen Anne Street, London, Middlesex, London, England
79 Basinghall Street, City of London, Middlesex, London, England