John Lucius Dampier

1793 - 24th May 1853

Claimant or beneficiary


London barrister, devisee-in-trust and executor with Charles Payne (q.v.) of Edmund Fearon Bourke junior, the son of Edmund Fearon Bourke (q.v.), the deceased owners of Oakes.

  1. Baptised 22/01/1793 St George Bloomsbury, son of Henry and Martha Dampier.  John Lucius Dampier barrister-at-law appointed to Commission on New and Epping Forests 1849; died 24/05/1853, letters of administration granted 18/11/1870 to his widow, effects under £30,000.

  2. The will of Archdeacon John Law (written 1827 and proved that same year) identifies his daughter as Martha Dampier, son-in-law as Sir Henry Dampier and grandson as Joseph Lucius Dampier, making JLD the nephew of Stephana Biscoe and George Law and the first cousin of Rev. William Biscoe (all three q.v.). Sir Henry Dampier has an entry in the ODNB as a judge - not to be confused with Henry Dampier of Bristol (d. 1771, the slave-trader).


T71/915 p. 154 for Oakes; T71/859 and T71/1187 Clarendon No. 234 for Dampier and Payne counter-claiming on Rose Hill; and T71/854 St John No. 51 for their counter-claim on Spring Vale.

  1., London, England, Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1812 [database online]; London Gazette, Issue 21031, 23/10/1849, p. 3161; National Probate Calendar 1870. Children from, London, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906 [database online], all baptised at St George's Bloomsbury between 1828 and 1831.

  2. PROB 11/1721/359; also shown in marriage and birth records for the Dampiers; James Oldham, 'Sir Henry Damipier (1758-1816), judge', ODNB,

We are grateful to Jim Brennan for his assistance with compiling this entry.

Further Information

Name in compensation records
John Lucas Dampier
Margaret Sarah
William Sempleman, Henry, Frances Jane

Associated Claims (3)

£531 11s 6d
Awardee (Executor or executrix)
£4,920 12s 7d
Claimants in List E or Chancery cases
£3,564 14s 5d
Claimants in List E or Chancery cases (Executor or executrix)

Relationships (3)

Nephew → Aunt
First Cousins
Nephew → Uncle

Addresses (1)

London, Middlesex, London, England