John Nesbitt II

???? - 1853

Claimant or beneficiary


Almost certainly John Nesbitt II, nephew of John Nesbitt I. The counter-claimant John Nesbitt of London in Grenada 608 was definitely of the same family as the ODNB [as executor of Arnold Nesbitt].

  1. The compensation records show John Nesbitt as [38] Mincing Lane. In 1835 John and Thos. Nesbitt merchants are shown at 38 Mincing La., and Gunshot Wharf, Tooley Street. In 1803 Nesbitt and Rolleston were shown at 16 Tokenhouse Yard; by 1815 John Nesbitt is shown at 30 Tokenhouse Yard; in 1817-9 John Nesbitt (Irish provision merchant) is shown at 30 Tokenhouse Yard and J. Nesbitt (Irish provision merchant) is shown at Morgan's Lane Tooley Street. In 1825 John Nesbitt appears separately as Irish provision merchant at Morgan's la., Tooley Street and as merchant at 30 Tokenhouse Yard.

  2. Will of John Nesbitt of 9 Oxford Square proved 26/01/1853.


Janet H. Stevenson, ‘Nesbitt family (per. c.1717–c.1900)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004; online edn, Jan 2008 [, accessed 18 Dec 2015]

  1. Westmorland 67A&B; St Vincent 190; Robson's London Commercial Directory 1835 p. 607; P.O. Annual Directory 1805; Kents London Directory 1815; Triennial Directory 1817-1819; Kent's London Directory 1825; P.O. London Directory 1834.

  2. PROB 11/2165/359.

Further Information

Married but no further details

Associated Claims (2)

£3,201 2s 4d
Unsuccessful claimant
£450 13s 2d
Awardee (Mortgagee)

Legacies Summary

Commercial (2)

Senior partner
John Nesbitt
Irish provision merchant  
Name parrtner

Relationships (3)

Nephew → Uncle
Great-nephew → Great-uncle
Business partners

Addresses (1)

38 Mincing Lane, City of London, Middlesex, London, England