James Laing Bremner

1806 - 7th Feb 1864

Claimant or beneficiary


Merchant in Roseau, Dominica in partnership with Dugald Stewart Laidlaw and Adam Paterson (both of whom q.v.). Reportedly eldest son of William Bremner and Jane Mary Laing, born c. 1806, and heir to the coffee plantation Aberdeen.  

  1. Death of James Laing Bremner registered Q1 1864 Camberwell Surrey; will of James Laing Bremner formerly of Peckham but late of 42 Southampton Street Camberwell who died 07/02/1864 proved 06/02/1872 by Mary Jane Hamilton widow the daughter of 8 Star Street Edgware effects under £20.    


T71/881 Dominica claim nos. 4A,B&C, 24, 374 (Aberdeen Estate), 386 (Roberts), 805 and 851; http://www.brebner.com/uploads/bre18070.pdf with some sources given [accessed 08/06/2011].

  1. FreeUKGen, England and Wales Free BMD Database, Deaths, 1837-1983 [database online]; National Probate Calendar 1872.

Further Information

Married but no further details
Mary Jane
Wealth at death

Associated Claims (6)

£59 15s 6d
£1,840 1s 0d
£1,124 13s 7d
Awardee (Judgement creditor)
£901 19s 4d
£65 7s 9d
£82 9s 11d

Associated Estates (1)

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
1828 [SY] - 1834 [LA] → Owner

Relationships (1)

Son → Father

Addresses (1)

42 Southampton Street, Camberwell, London, Surrey, London, England