Keturah Bruce

???? - 1775


Widow of Hon. James Bruce (q.v.).

  1. Will of Keturah Bruce widow [of Hatton Garden] St Andrew proved 03/02/1775. In the will she left out of the £5000 currency that her son Alexander Bruce had left to her (later also described as a judgement) £500 each to her grandsons James Conrade Bruce and Berwick Bruce, the sons of her son Joseph Osborne Bruce, and £200 to another grandson Samuel Laroque Bruce. She also left 'my negro woman named Chloe and her issue' to James Conrade Bruce. She left to her grand-daughter Keturah Shepherd Bruce all her debt and claim on the estate and 'negroes' of Sarah Cogan and five named enslaved people of her [the testatrix's] own. She left £4000 of the £5000 to her daughter Elizabeth Straker, who was her residuary heir. The will identified her brother as John French or Ffrench.


  1. PROB 11/1004/330

Further Information

Hon. James Bruce
Alexander; Elizabeth; Joseph Osborne

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
1762 [EA] - 1762 [LA] → Seller

Relationships (3)

Grandmother → Grand-daughter
Widow → Deceased Husband
Mother → Son

Addresses (1)

Hatton Garden, London, Middlesex, London, England