Benjamin Joseph Trueman Nightingale

1777 - 1858

Claimant or beneficiary


London West India merchant.

  1. Benjamin Joseph Truman Nightingale married Susannah Sanders 24/02/1805 at St James Clerkenwell; aged 79 of Cottage Grove Peckham buried 13/08/1858 Nunhead Cemetery Linden Grove Camberwell. Left personal effets of £1500.

  2. B.G.[sic] T. Nightingale, West India mercht. 8 Artillery Place, West Finbury; B.I.[sic] T. Nightingale mercht. 8 Bunhill Row.

  3. A Benjamin Nightingale, wine and spirit merchant, was a numismatist and issuer of his own tokens, dated 1843; however, he appears to have been in partnership until 1838 with John White Welch at Buckingham Street Strand.


  1., London, England, Deaths and Burials, 1813-1980 [database online]; children are from, London, England, Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1812 [database online] and, London, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906 [database online];, London, England, Deaths and Burials, 1813-1980 [database online]; National Probate Calendar 1858.

  2. Robsons Directory 1835; P.O. Directory 1838.

  3. [accessed 08/02/2011]; London Gazette, Issue 19581, 23/01/1838, p. 176.

Further Information

Susannah Sanders (1805)
Benjamin (1806-), John (1807-), Eleanor (1809-), Mary Ann (1810-), William Samuel (1817-), Joseph (1819-)
Wealth at death
West India merchant

Associated Claims (1)

£734 10s 0d
Awardee (Mortgagee)

Legacies Summary

Commercial (1)

Firm Investment
Benjamin Joseph Thomas Nightingale
General overseas merchant?  

Relationships (1)

Executor → Testator

Addresses (2)

23 Cottage Grove, Peckham, London, Surrey, London, England
8 Bunhill Row, City of London, Middlesex, London, England