John Foster Barham the elder

???? - 1822


London West India merchant, former partner in Plummer and Barham.

  1. Will of John Foster Barham of Exeter Devon [made in 1821] proved 24/04/1823. In the will he rehearsed the will of his father Joseph Foster Barham I, under which the latter had settled £10,000 upon John Foster Barham (under the name of John Barham in that will), of which £3000 had been advanced to John Foster Barham in his life: he left the remainder and his residuary estate for life to his daughters Emily Harden, Lucy Livius and Mildred Grinfield. He provided that if his daughters or their husbands sought to open [i.e. challenge] the accounts of Plummer, Barham and Plummer (which had ended in 1816) or the arrangements John Foster Barham had made with his brother Joseph Foster Barham [II] they were to lose their inheritances under his will.


  1. PROB 11/1668/388.

Further Information

Married but no further details
Oxford (Hertford) [1787 ]

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
- 1807 [EY] → Not known

Shown as transferor in trust of mortgage securities

Legacies Summary

Commercial (1)

Plummer & Barham
West India merchant  

Relationships (4)

Son → Father
Uncle → Nephew

Addresses (1)

Exeter, Devon, Devon & Cornwall, England