James Craggs Parker

1793 - ????

Claimant or beneficiary


Son and legatee of Thomas John Parker (d. c. 1823): his widow Mary's second husband Edward Lewis Blight Pearse (q.v.) was party to a Chancery suit into which the compensation for three awards in Vere Jamaica was paid.

  1. Baptised St Marylebone 03/12/1793, son of Thomas John Parker and Rachael Stevens his wife. He was apparently dead by the time of the compensation process, when his widow Mary had remarried, but administration of his will [made in 1824] was not granted until 1842. He left his estate in trust (his trustees were his brother Henry Parker, late of Blakes Hotel in Duke Street but then in Jamaica, and Sarah Mackenzie of Twickenham) with half to his wife for life and the other half to his children.


  1. Ancestry.com, London, England, Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1812 [database online]; will of James Craggs Parker of No.9 Crescent Street Euston Square New Road proved 15/01/1842, PROB 11/1956/375.

Further Information

George Craggs; Rachael Stevens; Sarah Mackenzie

Associated Claims (3)

£4,321 19s 6d
Beneficiary deceased
£7,554 4s 6d
Beneficiary deceased
£3,989 3s 6d
Beneficiary deceased

Relationships (6)

Son → Father
Grandson → Grandfather
Brother → Sister
Other relatives
Notes →
Eldred Lewis Blight Pearse married the widow of James Craggs Parker...
Testator → Trustee

Addresses (1)

9 Crescent Street, Euston Square, New Road, London, Middlesex, London, England