Nathaniel Bogle French senior

???? - 1816


London merchant, son and former partner of James Bogle French (q.v.) and father of Nathaniel Bogle French junior (q.v.). Nathaniel Bogle French senior (1758-1816 - some sources give 1817) married Elizabeth nee Skottowe (1761-1803). The family firm (from which Nathaniel Bogle French jun. had retired in 1811) failed in 1815.

  1. On Tuesday morning, at Brighton, after a long and painful illness, sincerely regretted, Nathaniel Bogle French, Esq. aged 58.


Henry Maddock, Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of the Vice-Chancellor of England Vol. III (Philadelphia, 1829) pp. 205-208; London Gazette 16448 29/01/1811, p. 188.

  1. London Morning Post 12/12/1816 p. 4.

Further Information

Married but no further details

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
1792 [SY] - → Trustee

Under the will of his father James Bogle French, Nathaniel Bogle French [senior] as trustee was instructed to sell his father's property including enslaved people on Grenada to fund monetary legacies: Nathaniel Bogle French [senior] was also residuary heir.

Legacies Summary

Commercial (3)

Name partner
Bogle French
West India merchant  
Name partner
notes →
It is not yet known in which trade(s) this partnership was...
Bank of England

Relationships (5)

Business partners
Son → Father
Father → Son
Father-in-law → Daughter-in-law
Father-in-law → Son-in-law

Addresses (1)

Brighton, Sussex, South-east England, England