John Inglis of Mark Lane

???? - 1822

Claimant or beneficiary


John Inglis, merchant, senior partner in Inglis Ellice (q.v.). Father of John Bellingham Inglis and James Inglis of Mark Lane (both of whom q.v.).

  1. John Inglis who died in 1822 was the senior partner in Inglis Ellice of Mark Lane. This John Inglis is not to be confused with John Inglis of East India House (whose will is PROB 11/1661).

  2. John Inglis' will (dated 28/08/1822) makes no mention of John Deacon, Charles Campbell or Alexander Gillespie (all q.v.), identified as trustees for John Inglis in the Slave Compensation Records. It is a trust will but the executors and trustees are identical, viz. Inglis two sons John Bellingham Inglis and James Inglis, and two sons-in-law. Administration was granted to Robert Ellice in July 1834.

  3. Inglis Ellice had failed in 1823, and assignees were appointed. The assignees announced the intention to appoint trustees. It is not clear whether these were the same trustees as those appearing in the Slave Compensation records as trustees for John Inglis.

  4. Among other transactions for which the assignees of Inglis Ellice subsequently sought approval was an elaborate arrangement with Rev. William John Joliffe for him to retain benefit of mortgages over property in St Lucia which had been transferred to him by Inglis Ellice.

  5. "[Death in 1818] At Walthamstow, the wife of John Inglis of Mark Lane." Memorial on the north face of the church at Walthamstow: REBECCA Second Wife of JOHN INGLIS of this Parish and of Mark Lane London Merchant Died 5th of September 1818 Aged 49 Years Deeply Lamented Also the Body of MARY HELEN INGLIS Daughter of JOHN B. INGLIS Esqr who died 2nd Feby 1820 aged 5 months. There is also a memorial to James Inglis of Kingston.

  6. The Times published an advert for an auction of John Inglis's wine cellar at his residence at Mark Lane, arranged by his executors in 1822.


T71/860 Manchester claim no. 441 (Farenough); T71/852 St Catherine claim no. 671; T71/854 St John claim no. 206 (Mount Pleasant); T71/855 St Thomas-in-the-East claim no. 41 (Mount Pleasant); T71/884 St Lucia claim nos. 548 (Diamond), 754 (Sophir), 757 (Balenbouche), 763 and 859 (Fond); T71/880 Grenada claim no. 758A & B (Richmond).

  1. TNA T71/860 Manchester claim no. 441 for the status of the trustees. The East India Company called a meeting in August 1822 to elect a director in room of the other John Inglis Esq., deceased [London Gazette, Issue 17847, 27/08/1822, p. 1414].

  2. PROB 11/1660 proved 28/08/1822.

  3. Commission of bankruptcy awarded 1823 against John Bellingham Inglis and James Inglis, late of Mark Lane, surviving partners of John Inglis, late of Mark Lane deceased. Assignees proposed (1) to assign the estate and effects of Inglis Ellice & Co., to Trustees for the benefit of the creditors of Inglis & Co., (2) to allow Robert, Rev. James, Alexander and Russell Ellice to rank as creditors upon estate of Inglis Ellice for certain sums of 3% annuities, (3) to release Edward Ellice, late a partner in Inglis Ellice, and (4) to review a proposal from James Inglis to pay his separate debts (5) to decide whether to give up to John Bellingham Inglis his household furniture and other effects in his dwelling house in Mark Lane etc [London Gazette, Issue 17954, 02/09/1823, p. 1458].

  4. London Gazette, Issue 18192, 08/11/1825, p. 18192.


  6. Times 11/11/1822 p. 4.

Further Information

Married but no further details
John Bellingham (1780-1870), James, at least 2 daughters

Associated Claims (9)

£1,683 19s 8d
Beneficiary deceased
£1,884 11s 1d
Beneficiary deceased
£53 4s 5d
Beneficiary deceased
£2,015 16s 11d
Beneficiary deceased
£3,483 5s 1d
Beneficiary deceased
£276 10s 0d
Beneficiary deceased
£662 3s 8d
Beneficiary unsuccessful
£3,503 13s 11d
Beneficiary deceased
£4,174 5s 8d
Beneficiary deceased

Associated Estates (18)

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
1823 [EA] - → Previous owner
1800 [SY] - 1822 [EY] → Owner
1817 [EA] - 1821 [EY] → Joint owner
1821 [SY] - 1822 [EY] → Owner
1817 [EA] - 1822 [EY] → Joint owner
1817 [EA] - 1820 [LA] → Owner
1822 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Mortgage Holder

The firm of Inglis Ellice was mortgagee from at least 1822 to 1834.

1813 [EA] - 1819 [LA] → Joint owner
1806 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Mortgage Holder

Trustees for the dissolved firm of Inglis Ellice launched a counterclaim in 1835 for the compensation for the enslaved people on La Reduit under a mortgage of 1806-1808 for £1822.

1817 [EA] - → Joint owner
Judgement creditor

The trustees for the failed firm of Inglis Ellice counterclaimed as judgment creditors on this estate.

- 1822 [LA] → Joint owner

Partner in Inglis Eliice until his death in 1822.

1819 [EA] - 1822 [LA] → Mortgage Holder
1817 [EA] - 1820 [LA] → Joint owner
1823 [EA] - → Other

Previously joint owner of 10 of these enslaved people.

1818 [EA] - 1818 [LA] → Joint owner

Partner in Inglis Ellice

1819 [EA] - 1822 [LA] → Mortgage Holder
1817 [EA] - 1817 [LA] → Joint owner

Inglis Ellice were shown as proprietors in 1817.

Legacies Summary

Commercial (2)

Senior partner
Inglis Ellice & Co.
North American merchant  
Phyn Ellice
North American merchant  
notes →
The firm evolved into Inglis Ellice...

Relationships (7)

Business partners
Beneficiary of Trust → Trustee
Father → Son
Father → Son
Uncle → Nephew
Notes →
Given as uncle and nephew in the will of John Dickons Inglis. James Inglis of Jamaica was buried in 1815 at the same church in Woolwich as John Inglis's second...
Uncle → Nephew
Business partners

Addresses (1)

Mark Lane, London, Middlesex, London, England