Benjamin Francis Hallowell Carew b 1830, d1879


The Carew estates afterwards descended to Admiral Sir Benjamin Hallowell's sons, by whom they were irretrievably lost. The mansion was then occupied by the Female Orphan Asylum, which moved here from the Westminster Bridge Road in 1866. The tombs of the two sons of Admiral Sir Benjamin Hallowell Carew are found mentioned in the list of tombs in the churchyard. They are

Other children of Admiral Benjamin Hallowell were

1830 born Oct. 3, 1830, d April 23, 1879 (from graves in Beddington Park). There is a "Benjamam Francis" Carew register in Scotish births in 1830

1841 Family not found. He may have been abroad with the Army

1851 Family not found. He may have been abroad with the Army

1855 marries in London to Mary Fanny Cornewall

1858 Apr 13 declared bankrupt Benjamin Francis Hallowell Carew, Little Grove Street, Paddington, Cab Proprietor.

1861 census

1861 living at Glintaf, Llanboidy, Carmarthenshire. Retired from th army

1871 He is not there. It is difficult to fathom out who "Mary Roe" was.

1873 Jul 25 Declaration and certificate, issued by the Court of Common Pleas at Ryde, Isle of Wight, concerning the estate and interest of Mary Fanny Carew, wife of Benjamin F H Carew, in the Carew family estates at Beddington and elsewhere

1873 May 16 In the Matter of an Act of Parliament made and passed in the 19th and'20th years of the reign of Her present Majesty, intituled " An Act to facilitate Leases and Sales of Settled Estates;" and in the Matter of "Carew's Estate Act, 1857;" and in the Matter of certain Demesne Lands, consisting of 141 A. In. OP., or thereabouts, situate in the parish of Beddington, in the county of Surrey, • subject to the trusts of " Carew's Estate Act; 1857." NOTICE is hereby given, that on the 16th day of May. 1873, Benjamin Francis Hallowell Carew, of Mount' Pleasant, Hyde, in tne Isle of Wight, Esquire, and Mary Fanny, his wife and Frank Murray Maxwell Hallowell Carew, an infant, by Robert Hallowell Carew, of Penzance, in the county of Cornwall, Esquire, his guardian, presented their Petition to the Right Honourable Lord Romilly, Master of the Rolls, praying that an Order might be made to sanction the scheme stated in the 10th paragraph of such Petition, for the construction of roads through the said demesne lauds, with the ultimate view of lotting out the same for sale by public auction, as building land,'and-for the giving and granting of one acre of such demesne lands, as the site for a permanent church, with the necessary directions for carrying out such scheme, and the works consequent thereon ; and that the costs of and relating to the said Petition, and a certain other abortive Petition therein mentioned, might .be provided for. And notice is hereby given, that the petitioners may be served vith any Order of this Court, or of the Judge in Chambers, or notice relating to the subject of the said Petition, at the office of Mr: John Greenwood, at No. 7. Chandos-street, Cavendish-square, in the county of Middlesex, Solicitor.—Dated this 28th day of May, 1873.

1875 In the Matter of a Bankruptcy Petition against Benjamin Francis Hallowell Carew, of 41, Saint Georges Road, Pimhco, in the county of Middlesex, of no trade or occupation. Upon the hearing of this Petition this day, and upon proof satisfactory to the Court of the debt of tbe Petitioner, and of tbe act of Bankruptcy alleged to have been committed by the said Benjamin Francis Hallowell Carew having been given, it is ordered that the said Benjamiu Francis Hallowell Carew be, and he is hereby, adjudged bankrupt.—Given under the Seal of the Court this 27th day of September, 1875. The First General Meeting of the creditors of tbe said Benjamin Francis Hallowell Carew is hereby summoned to be held at the London Bankruptcy Court, Basinghall-street, in the city of London, on the 14th day of October, 1875, at twelve o'clock at noon, and that the Court has ordered the bankrupt to attend thereat for examination, and to produce thereat a statement of his affairs, as required by the statute.

1879 Apr 23 Dies Benjamin Francis H Carew at Newton Abbott. Buried at Beddington Park.

1886 Apr 8. Conveyance of a legal estate in the Carew Settled Estates by Alfred Mortimer, surviving trustee under the Carew Estate Act 1857, to Frank Murray Maxwell Hallowell Carew, eldest son of Benjamin Francis Hallowell Carew. Recites the Act of 1857, the financial history of the estates and the Carew family succession since the death of Charles H H Carew in Sep 1872. F M M H Carew wished to bar the entail on the estates, whereupon a deed of 12 Jan 1886 (details given) and an order of 6 Feb 1886 ruled that Mortimer should convey to him the legal estate in the trust properties, subject to certain annuities and portions to other members of the family (details). Schedule on 4 membranes gives full details of Carew estates in Beddington, Croydon, Mitcham and Walton on the Hill (rents, tenants, acreages) and of the Portobello Estate in Middx (house numbers, road names, lease details).

Major Frank Murray Maxwell Hallowell Carew, his son