Henry Virtue Tebbs

TEBBS, Henry Virtue. b. London, 1797 (Baptised  31 May); d. Pegli, near Genoa, Italy, 27 November 1876. He was a lawyer in Doctors’ Commons, an institution that existed until the early 20th century, operating independently of the Inns of Court, and specializing in civil and ecclesiastical law.  Information on Tebbs can be found in the website ‘Legacies of British Slave Ownership’, from University College, London (see below). According to this source he married Caroline Nailer in 1823, by whom he had one daughter; and Emma Haslope in 1830. They had four children, one of whom, also called Henry Virtue Tebbs, was a friend of Dante Gabriel Rossetti. The website also gives Tebbs senior as the...

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