Dehany, Philip, ca. 1734-1809

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Dehany, Philip, ca. 1734-1809

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ca. 1734-1809


DEHANY, PHILIP, son of David Dehany, Bristol, and of Hanover parish, Jamaica, merchant, and Mary, dau. of Matthew Gregory; b.; adm. (aged 9) Jun 1743 (Hart's); left 1752; Trinity Coll. Cambridge, adm. pens. 3 Jul 1752, matr. 1753; one of the committee which revised the laws of cricket at the Star and Garter Hotel, Pall Mall 25 Feb 1774; MP St. Ives 26 Dec 1778-80; purchased Hayes Place estate, Kent 1797; buried Hayes, Kent 6 Nov 1809.


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Owner of multiple sugar estates and the enslaved people on them in Hanover, Jamaica. Wife, Margaret Salter Hooper, inherited a plantation and enslaved people in Barbados.

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Dehany, George, 1760-1807 (1760-1807)

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Dehany, George, 1760-1807

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Dehany, Philip, ca. 1734-1809

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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, Archive 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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