David Grant

???? - 13th May 1842

Claimant or beneficiary


London merchant of 2 South Place Finsbury Square, awarded the compensation for the enslaved people on two estates in Hanover, one at least certainly as trustee, the other possibly as assignee or trustee also.

  1. David Grant Esquire of South Place, Finsbury, died at Lucea, Jamaica, 13/05/1842. The will of David Grant merchant of St Luke Middlesex was proved 29/06/1842. No baptism records found for his daughters Agnes, Dickson and Sarah, but in the census of 1841 Dickson, at Broad Street Buildings, is recorded as having been born c. 1814 in foreign parts.


T71/872 Hanover nos. 31 and 68; David Grant and his co-awardee under Hanover no. 31, David Jamieson, were 2 of the 5 assignees of the bankrupt merchant John Armstrong of Fenchurch St in 1836, London Gazette, Issue 19383, 17/05/1836, p. 872. The two men also appear as trustees in Hanover no. 191.

  1. Gentleman's Magazine vol. 172 p. 335 (September 1842). PROB 11/1964/8. 1841 census online.

We are grateful to Sarita Hanna for her assistance with compiling this entry.

Further Information

Married but no further details
Agnes, Dickson, Sarah

PROB 11/1964/8 - precis.

David Grant of South Place, Finsbury, St Luke, Middlesex, merchant.

Payment of just debts and funeral expenses.

All rest and residue to my daughter Agnes Gosse, wife of William Gosse of Hoddesdon in Hertfordshire, surgeon, my daughter Dickson Dowse, wife of George Dowse of Broad Street Buildings in the City of London merchant and my daughter Sarah Ferrar, widow of the late William Inglis Ferrar, late of the Hon. East India Company's service, surgeon, in undivided third shares.

Executors to be William Gosse, Agnes Gosse, Dickson Howse and Sarah Ferrar.

Signed 02/11/1841.

Proved at London 29/06/1842.


Associated Claims (2)

£327 19s 2d
£574 6s 7d
Awardee (Trustee)

Associated Estates (1)

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
1834 [EA] - → Trustee

Addresses (1)

2 South Place, Finsbury, City of London, Middlesex, London, England