Thomas Graham

1796 - 1879

Claimant or beneficiary


Co-executor of Isaac Higgin (q.v.), a London merchant, in which capacity with Margaret Higgin and John Anderson, Thomas Graham was awarded the compensation for six estates in St Ann Jamaica.

  1. Almost certainly the London solicitor Thomas Graham of 3 Mitre Court Chambers, Temple. When Thomas Graham of Bladen Lodge Old Brompton and Mitre Court Chambers died in 1879, his will was proved by his nephew John Higgin Graham amongst other executors. He left £30,000 (resworn from £25,000 at probate). In 1851, Thomas Graham solicitor aged 55 born Newbury Berkshire was living with his wife Margaret aged 51 at Old Brompton Road; they had a visitor staying wth them, Mary Higgin aged 53. In 1841 aged 45 he was living in the 'hamlet of Brompton' with wife Margaret aged 40 and daughters Emily 20 and Helen 18. Thomas Graham Esq of Gray's Inn Square married Margaret Bell 17/10/1818 at St Giles in the Fields Holborn. Bladen or Bladon Lodge was built 1836, extended and remodelled by Clough Williams-Ellis 1928 and subsequently demolished.


T71/857 St Ann Nos. 11,12, 724, 725, 727, 728.

  1. Boyle's Directory 1835 p. 414; London Gazette, Issue 24798, 06/01/1880, p. 73; National Probate Calendar 1879; 1841 and 1851 census online;, London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921 [database online]; Survey of London: volume 41: Brompton (1983), p. 99.

Further Information

Margaret Bell
Emily; Helen
Wealth at death

Associated Claims (6)

£4,421 12s 2d
Awardee (Executor or executrix)
£1,224 12s 3d
Awardee (Executor or executrix)
£5,227 11s 8d
Awardee (Executor or executrix)
£2,571 12s 4d
Awardee (Executor or executrix)
£1,797 13s 0d
Awardee (Executor or executrix)
£1,051 15s 7d
Awardee (Executor or executrix)

Associated Estates (4)

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] - → Executor
1834 [EA] - → Executor
1834 [EA] - → Executor
1834 [EA] - → Executor

Legacies Summary

Physical (1)

Town house
Bladen Lodge [Built] 
description →
Bladen Lodge, Brompton Road, house built c. 1836, possibly but not certainly by Thomas Graham. The house stood on the site of Bousfield...

Addresses (2)

Bladen Lodge, Old Brompton, London, Middlesex, London, England
Mitre Court, Temple, City of London, Middlesex, London, England