John Bradshaw of the City of London

???? - 1779


London merchant and slave-owner on St Croix, purchaser in 1777 of the equity of redemption in the Bagatelle estate on St Vincent for £1750 sterling.

  1. Will of John Bradshaw of St Dionis Backchurch, Lime Street City of London proved 23/09/1779. He left £20,000 to each of his two sons John and James, £3000 to his daughter Mary Teresa Hawkins, his 1/5th share in Blackburn Rectory to the younger children of his late sister Ann Croughton, and his residuary estate to his son Thomas Bradshaw.

  2. In conjunction with his brother-in-law Nicholas Tuite (q.v.), John Bradshaw developed Sion Hill in St Croix in the 1760s.


Endangered Archives Project EAP 688 St Vincent 1785 Deed Book pp. 251-271.

  1. PROB 11/1056/319.

  2. Orla Power 'Irish planters, Atlantic merchants: The development of St. Croix, Danish West Indies, 1750 to 1766' [Unpublished PhD Thesis, National University Galway, 2011] pp. 62 and 164.

Further Information


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
1777 [SY] - → Other

John Bradshaw bought the equity of redemption for £1750 sterling in 1777.

Relationships (2)

Father → Son
Business associates

Addresses (1)

St Dionis Backchurch, Lime Street, City of London, Middlesex, South-east England, England