Rev. James Nurse

11th Aug 1797 - 15th Aug 1839

Claimant or beneficiary


Rev. James Nurse, son of John Nurse of Barbados and his wife Elizabeth Hannah nee Bushell. Matriculated Worcester College, Oxford, 20/05/1817 aged 19; BA 1821; MA 1826; sometime of Lymington, died at Long Sutton vicarage, Somerset, 15/08/1839.

  1. Will of Rev. James Nurse clerk of Long Sutton Somerset proved 01/07/1840. In the will he left to his wife Mary Carpenter £100 p.a. 'arising from interest of legacy in Kirton's estate Barbados', and the interest also on £3000 currency held by Messrs Lee Haynes & co, of Liverpool; he left £3000 currency in the hands of J.H. Nurse to be equally divided among his children; and after his wife's death the £3000 currency and all the money due from Kirtons after his [the testator's] to the children of Joshua B. Nurse.

Sources, Barbados, Church Records, 1637-1849 [database online];, Oxford University Alumni, 1500-1886 [database online]; Gentleman's Magazine p. 432 (October 1839).

  1. PROB 11/1931/159.

We are grateful to Mark Dickinson for his assistance with compiling this entry.

Further Information

Name in compensation records
James A. Nurse
Church of England

Associated Claims (1)

£130 2s 2d

Relationships (4)

Son → Father
Son → Mother

Addresses (1)

Long Sutton, Somerset, Sotuh-west England, England