Edward Bedwell Kemble

???? - 1850

Claimant or beneficiary


London produce broker, executor of Thomas Kemble and of the latter's son Thomas Nash Kemble (each of whom q.v.) and probably trustee for George Hibbert on Morgan's Valley estate in Jamaica. Although a partner with Thomas Nash Kemble and a consignee, assignee and receiver of 'slave-property', he does not appear in the compensation records as owner or mortgagee.

  1. Son of John and Sarah Kemble, baptised 25/01/1787 Swindon Wiltshire; remarried Q1 1849 Brighton; death registered Holborn Q1 1850.

  2. Will of Edward Bedwell Kemble of South Hanningfield Essex proved 30/03/1850. The long will is apparently silent on property in the Caribbean, and rehearses his first marriage settlement. His residuary legatee was his brother Rev. William Kemble.


T71/859 Clarendon claim no. 8

  1. Ancestry.com, England and Wales Christening Records 1530-1906 [database online]; FreeUKGen, England and Wales Free BMD Database, Marriages, 1837-1983 [database online]; FreeUKGen, England and Wales Free BMD Database, Deaths, 1837-1983 [database online].

  2. PROB 11/2110/124.

Further Information

Name in compensation records
Edw. Bedwell Kemble
(1) Hester (2) Sarah

Associated Claims (6)

£2,468 8s 8d
Awardee (Trustee)
£2,420 14s 11d
Not a claimant (Executor or executrix)
£1,654 13s 5d
Unsuccessful claimant (consensual) (Executor or executrix)
£3,086 18s 3d
Claimants in List E or Chancery cases (Executor or executrix)
£2,094 1s 2d
Not a claimant (Attorney)
£6,670 2s 7d
Unsuccessful claimant (Trustee)

Associated Estates (3)

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
1834 [EA] - → Trustee

Consignee of the produce at as yet undetermined dates, according to the Chancery suit of Douglas v Harrison, and identified as Receiver there.

1843 [EA] - 1843 [LA] → Other

Co-assignee of Ellis John Troughton deceased (known to have been bankrupt), whose successors had a suit against the two plantations.

Legacies Summary

Commercial (1)

Name partner
Thomas Kemble
West India merchant  

Physical (1)

Country house
Purley House [Built] 
description →
House in Purley, Surrey, described in as 'for a considerable time in the occupation of Edward Bedwell Kemble esq., by whom it has been much improved.' Formerly the home of William Tooke and then Rev....

Relationships (6)

Nephew → Uncle
Executor → Testator
Executor → Testator
First Cousins
First Cousins
Assignee → Assignor
Notes →
Edward Bedwell Kemble was shown as a co-assignee of Ellis John Troughton in 1843 in connection with a suit by Troughton's successors, including his son of the same name, on the Ann's Grove and Two...

Addresses (1)

South Hanningfield, Essex, South-east England, England