Crewe, Richard, 1749-1814

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Crewe, Richard, 1749-1814

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CREWE, RICHARD, brother of John Crewe, 1st Baron Crewe (qv); b. 27 Sep 1749; adm. Manchester GS 1757; at school under Markham (The World, 24 Feb 1787, 3); Ensign, 1st Foot Guards 4 Mar 1767; Capt., 17th Dragoons 11 Jul 1769; Maj., 25 Feb 1776; retd. 3 Jun 1778; m. in Jamaica 1780 Milborough, dau. of Samuel Alpress, Jamaica; d. 17 Jun 1814.


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Owner of Raymond's estate in Vere. Records show 205 enslaved people at the estate in 1815, and 203 enslaved people in 1817.

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Crewe, John, 1742-1829 (1742-1829)

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Crewe, John, 1742-1829

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Crewe, Richard, 1749-1814

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GB 2014

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International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons and Families - ISAAR(CPF) 2nd edition



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Prepared for import into AtoM by Westminster School Archive staff, 2019-2020
Revised by Bethany Duck, Archives Assistant, September 2020




Supplementary information drawn from UCL's Legacies of British Slave-ownership database. Entry URL:

Users should note that the information recorded here that is not to be found in the first two volumes of the Record of Old Westminsters and its first Supplement has been assembled from various published and manuscript sources by Hugh Edmund Pagan MA FSA, and all new resulting text is his copyright, © 2014.

The Record of Old Westminsters: A biographical list of all those who are known to have been educated at Westminster School from the earliest times to 1927, Volumes 1 & 2, compiled by G. F. Russell Barker and Alan H. Stenning, London, 1928.

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