John Henry Bourdieu

1811 - 1857

Claimant or beneficiary


Counterclaimed on the compensation for the Hoghole estate in Jamaica and the Kendal estate in Tobago, subject to his sister Emily's claim for '£5000 with a small arrears of interest' Her claim (but not his) was admitted by their uncle James Berney Bourdieu (q.v.), but the awards were subject to a Chancery suit.

  1. Son of John Bourdieu, born 12/02/1811 baptised 15/06/1813. At the time of compensation he and his sister were apparently living at Pembury Kent.

  2. An East India soldier. Will of John Henry Bourdieu, Lieutenant and Brevet Captain in the Madras Artillery, proved 02/07/1857.


  1., England and Wales, Christening Records, 1530-1906

  2. PROB 11/2254/130

Further Information

Soldier (East India Company)

Associated Claims (2)

£3,412 10s 9d
Claimants in List E or Chancery cases (Legatee)
£1,745 1s 4d
Claimants in List E or Chancery cases (Legatee)

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
1834 [EA] - → Executor

Relationships (5)

Brother → Sister
Nephew → Uncle
Nephew → Uncle
Grandson → Grandfather
Son → Father

Addresses (1)

Pembury, Kent, South-east England, England