Jacob Dias Fernandes

???? - 1814


London merchant, partner with Isaac Aguilar (q.v.) and his own son Benjamin Dias Fernandes the younger.

  1. Will of Jacob Dias Fernandes merchant Russell Square proved 13/01/1814. The will, made in 1811, left everything to his wife Esther.

  2. Esther Dias, age 88, gentlewoman, born Jamaica, living in Whitechapel in the census of 1851 with her children Rebecca Dias age 70, David Dias age 66, Sarah Aguilar age 64, Rachel Dias age 59 and two female servants. She died in Whitechapel, Q4 1852.

We are grateful to David Barker for his assistance with compiling this entry.


  1. PROB 11/1558/272.

  2. 1851 census online; Ancestry.com, England & Wales, Civil Registration Death Index, 1837-1915 [database online].

We are grateful to David Barker for his assistance with compiling this entry.

Further Information

Benjamin, Daniel, David, Isaac

PROB 11/1558/272 - precis.

Jacob Dias Fernandes of Russell Square, merchant.

All my estate both real and personal in Great Britain, Jamaica or elsewhere to my dear wife Esther Dias Fernandes. My said wife and sons Benjamin Dias Fernandes, Isaac Dias Fernandes, David Dias Fernandes and James Dias Fernandes to be executrix and executors.

Signed 07/11/1811.

Proved at London 13/07/1814.


Associated Estates (2)

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
1810 [EA] - 1814 [LA] → Joint owner
1814 [EA] - 1826 [LA] → Previous owner

Heirs of J.D. Fernandes were shown as co-owners from 1820. In fact he had died in 1814.

Legacies Summary

Commercial (1)

Name partner
Aguilar, Fernandes & Son.
West India merchant  

Relationships (4)

Business partners
Father → Son
Notes →
Tentative only. Jacob Dias Fernandes is known to have had son David, shown in his...
Father → Daughter
Father → Daughter

Addresses (1)

Russell Square, London, Middlesex, London, England