John Hornblower Turner

???? - 1858

Claimant or beneficiary


London gold refiner, claimant for part of the compensation for the enslaved people on the Virgin Valley estate in Jamaica as mortgagee of 2/11ths for £1673 15s 4d 3/11/1828, when he was described as of Clapham Common. It is not yet clear whether he was connected with the Gray family who owned the estate or whether his mortgage was an arms-length transaction.

  1. Will of John Hornblow Turner late of Terrace House Polygon Southampton who died 30/06/1858 proved 28/01/1859, effects under £10,000.

  2. Partnership of John Hornblow Turner, William Binns Wood and Edward Shewell Turner, gold refiners, the Barbican dissolved as far as regards John H. Turner.


  1. National Probate Calendar 1859.

  2. London Gazette, 20059, 11 January 1842, p.61.

Further Information


Associated Claims (1)

£2,820 6s 3d
Unsuccessful claimant (Mortgagee)

Addresses (1)

Clapham Common, Surrey, South-east England, England