William Law

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Claimant or beneficiary


Shown as owner of Boulogne and trustee of Lower Pearl estates in Grenada in 1817. One of the parties in the Chancery suit of Hurd v. Law. Probably the brother but possibly the nephew of James Law (q.v.), the former partner in the London West India merchant Lushington & Law: both men, the brother and the nephew of James Law, were named William Law. William Law the brother died in 1818; William Law the nephew was bankrupt in 1815 and still alive c. 1822, but out of England, when administration of the will of James Law was granted to James Evan Baillie on behalf of John Balfour the executor of Arthur Balfour (a bond creditor of James Law).


T71/267 pp. 9-13 and 68-72; London Gazette 19205 28/10/1834, p. 1915; 'Ellice v Goodson' in The Jurist, containing reports of cases determined in law and in equity during the year 1838 (1839) Vol. 2 pp. 127-129.

Further Information


Associated Claims (2)

£3,691 7s 0d
Claimants in List E or Chancery cases
£3,722 6s 5d
Claimants in List E or Chancery cases

Associated Estates (6)

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
1817 [EA] - 1820 [LA] → Owner
1817 [EA] - 1820 [LA] → Owner
1817 [EA] - → Trustee
1820 [EA] - → Owner
1817 [EA] - → Owner
1817 [EA] - 1820 [LA] → Trustee

Relationships (2)

Other relatives
Notes →
Either brother-brother or uncle-nephew. James Law died 1807; his brother William died 12/09/1818; a second William Law was nephew of James Law and son of William Law (d. 1818). See 'Ellice v Goodson'...
Father → Son
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