James Campbell of Baker Street

???? - 1839

Claimant or beneficiary

Biography

James Campbell merchant of Baker Street, awarded part of the compensation for Paul Island in Westmoreland Jamaica as mortgagee (possibly as trustee for the Hering family, as he is for Richmond estate in St Mary's) against Paul Hering. Son of John Campbell of New Hope in Jamaica, and brother of John Graham Campbell (q.v.).

  1. The will of James Campbell of Marylebone was proved 09/08/1839.  The will shows him as of 75 Baker Street.

  2. Father of Archibald Samuels Campbell (b. 1820). Archibald Samuel [sic] Campbell, son of James Campbell of London, born Baker Street 20/10/1820, matriculated St Johns Cambridge Michaelmas 1839, 'went to Jamaica where his uncle John Graham had an estate; resided there 1847-1870.'

Sources

T71/871 Westmoreland claim no. 223A, which shows James Campbell as of 75 Baker street. . See also T71/856 St Mary No. 27, for which T71/1378 identifies James Campbell of that claim as trustee for Oliver Her[r]ing and his wife and of Baker Street.

  1. PROB 11/1914. The will was a simple will with equal division of his estate among his surviving children.

  2. Ancestry.com, Cambridge University Alumni 1261-1900 [database online].


Further Information

Absentee?
British/Irish
Spouse
Ann
Children
11, including Archibald Samuel(s); William Pitcairn; Alexander; Tomlin
Occupation
Merchant

Associated Claims (2)

£3,653 7S 3D
Awardee (Trustee)
£1,865 15S 8D
Awardee (Mortgagee)

Legacies Summary

Commercial (1)

Firm Investment
James Campbell
General overseas merchant?  
 

Cultural (1)

Paintings
Venus being bound by two putti, by Pietro Liberi, oil on canvas, sold by Christie's London in 2003. The Lot Essay suggests that James Campbell, the descendant of Colin Campbell the third son... 
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Joseph Bonaparte, the elder brother of Napoleon, formed his first art collection as King of Naples from March 1806. He was proclaimed King of Spain in 1808 and during his short reign gave away a...

Relationships (2)

Brothers
Son → Father

Addresses (1)

75 Baker Street, London, Middlesex, London, England