John Ede

1778 - 1840

Claimant or beneficiary


Of Marylebone in London, brother of Job Ede (q.v.) and almost certainly the London West India merchant, who was a partner in Bond and Pearse (q.v.) until 1833.

  1. Baptism of John Ede son of John and Charlotte, St John the Baptist Hillingdon 30/12/1778. Burial of John Ede 29 Upper Harley Street [&] Brighton Sussex aged 61 years All Souls Kensal Green 31/10/1840.

  2. The will of John Ede of Marylebone proved 11/11/1840 identifies his wife as Philadelphia and his brother as Job Ede of Clayfield, and details legacies to his childen including an annuity of £300 p.a. to his son John William Ede, £100 p.a. to each of his daughters Louisa, Charlotte, Harriet and Frances and £6000 to be placed in trust for his daughter Philadelphia, wife of Benjamin Oliveira.

  3. John and Job Ede's sister Charlotte (1784-1875) formerly of Ickenham and then of Hillingdon died leaving £180,000.


  1., London, England, Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1812 [database online]; London, England, Deaths & Burials, 1813-1980 [database online].

  2. PROB 11/1936/47.

  3. Rubinstein 1875/39 [private communication from W.D. Rubinstein 07/01/2014].

Further Information

John William; at least 5 daughters
West India merchant

Associated Claims (1)

£5,794 18s 7d
Unsuccessful claimant

Associated Estates (3)

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] - 1831 [LA] → Joint owner

Ede was listed as joint owner with his brother Job in the 1831 slave register

1828 [EA] - 1828 [LA] → Other

Messrs Ede & Bond are entered as being associated with Johnstones (Johnsons) estate in St Paule Cappesterre, St. Kitts

1823 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Joint owner

Legacies Summary

Commercial (1)

Name partner
Bond & Pearse
West India merchant  

Relationships (4)

Son → Father
Business partners
Great-nephew → Great-uncle

Addresses (1)

29 Upper Harley Street, London, Middlesex, London, England