PERSONAL BRANDING in 18C - GARDEN Conversation Pieces

Posted On: Sep 8, 2018   |   Posted By: It's About Time

PERSONAL BRANDING in 18C - GARDEN Conversation Pieces

Johann Zoffany (1733-1810) The Daniel Mathew Family at Felix Hall, Kelvedon, Essex. Daniel Mathew was the son of William Mathew (Lt-Governor of St Kitts & Lt-General of Leewards who died 1752 at St John's Antigua). Married secondly Mary, daughter of George Byam & widow of Joseph Lyons of Antigua. The will of Daniel Mathew of St Marylebone proved 17/06/1777. Under the will he disposed of his Caribbean property in St Kitts, Tobago & Antigua, including 2 estates (one illegible but given by Oliver as Penitenny the other called Cupid's Garden) of which he was only tenant-for-life: the St Kitts estates & the real estate in England went to Daniel Byam Mathew, the estates in Tobago & Antigua to his younger son George Mathew (in a codicil of 1776, he revoked this latter legacy & directed they be sold, with George receiving in lieu £10,000 & the purchase money of a lieutenancy in the Guards.) In 1784, Felix Hall & other Essex estates of Daniel Mathew together yielding upwards of £1500 p.a. were put up for sale by...

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