Rev. John Brome

1767 - 1828

Slave-owner and antecedent of claimant or beneficiary


Father of John Brome (q.v.) and Emily Aldis (q.v.), son of Samuel Brome of Barbados and owner of Bromefield and Hannays. Died 1828 at Dorset Square.

  1. Will of Rev. John Brome clerk [formerly of Barbados but now of Dorset Square] St Marylebone proved 24/12/1828. He left his wife Elizabeth Ann Brome an annuity of £500 p.a. secured on his estates and enslaved people in Barbados. He left his daughter Elizabeth Ann the wife of Christopher Barrow of Sunbury Middlesex £1000 in addition to the £4000 he had settled on her at marriage. He gave annuities of £200 p.a. to each of his daughters Jane and Margaret, to be funded by purchase of £3 10s government stock, and £5000 to his youngest daughter Emily Arabella at 21. He secured further annuities of £400 p.a. for his son John Brome and £250 p.a. to his daughter Emily on the estates and enslaved people, which he left subject to these charges to his son John.


T71/899 Barbados Nos. 4800 & 4801., Cambridge University Alumni 1261-1900 [database online]: Rev. John Brome, son of Samuel of Barbados, who matriculated at Trinity 1786, BA 1791, died 1828 aged 61 at Dorset Square, 'perhaps father of the next' [i.e. John Brome].

  1. PROB 11/1748/381.

Further Information

Elizabeth A.
John; Emily; Frances
Cambridge (Trinity) [1786-1790 ]
Church of England

Associated Claims (2)

£3,833 7s 10d
Other association
£2,709 0s 0d
Other association

Associated Estates (2)

The dates listed below have different categories as denoted by the letters in the brackets following each date. Here is a key to explain those letter codes:

  • SD - Association Start Date
  • SY - Association Start Year
  • EA - Earliest Known Association
  • ED - Association End Date
  • EY - Association End Year
  • LA - Latest Known Association
1817 [EA] - 1828 [LA] → Owner
1817 [EA] - 1828 [LA] → Owner

Relationships (4)

Father → Son
Father → Daughter
Husband → Wife
Father-in-law → Son-in-law

Addresses (1)

Dorset Square, London, Middlesex, London, England