Job Ede

1780 - 1844

Claimant or beneficiary


Awarded the compensation for Jessop's estate on Nevis as owner, together with a smaller award on the same island. Son of John and Charlotte Ede of Ickenham, and brother of John Ede (q.v.).

  1. John Ede of Ickenham was the brother-in-law, executor and residuary legatee of Edward Jesup [sic], who died in 1770. Job Ede 'apparently the son of John Ede' inherited in turn. Job Ede's brother John (1778-1840) was almost certainly the John Ede who was a partner with Ebenezer Maitland and John Bond under the firm of Maitland, Ede and Bond until Maitland's retirement 30/04/1811, when Ede and Bond continued the business, until John Ede's retirement in 1833.

  2. Baptism of Job Ede, son of John and Charlotte Ede, St John the Baptist Hillingdon 15/01/1780.  

  3. Job Ede was apprenticed to Messrs Everth & Free of Scotts Yard Bush Lane London in June 1799; Job Ede, son of John Ede of Ickenham Middlesex, was admitted a freeman of the City of London (Goldsmiths) December 1801. Married Miss Williams, daughter of Lieut-Colonel W[illiams] of Falmouth 1813. His wife Catherine Maria was the grandniece of Mrs Bulkeley of Sidney Pl. In this city [Bath]. John Ede of Ickenham died in October 1811, leaving £45,000 personalty: his will refers to his plantations on Nevis.

  4. In 1841 Job Ede aged 55 Independent was living at Clayfield House, Millbrook Hampshire with Maria aged 45, Buckley (entered as female) aged 25, Eleanor 24, John 25, Henry 23 merchant and Edward 6 and George 6: only the latter two are shown as born in the county. Baptisms of John Bulkeley Ede 1817, Henry Ede 1818, Job Henry Ede 1818 and Frederic James Ede 1823 at Cowley Hillingdon, sons of Job and Catherine Maria Ede; baptisms of Edward Lee Ede and George Mathew Ede at Southampton 1834, sons of Job and Catherine Maria Ede.  

  5. Memorial in Millbrook Church to Job Ede of Clayfield lodge in this parish, who died in Nevis 01/07/1844 aged 63.

  6. John and Job Ede's sister Charlotte (1784-1875) formerly of Ickenham and then of Hillingdon died leaving £180,000.


T71/882 Nevis Nos 128 & 298. T71/1609 letter from Job Ede dated 08/09/1835 'I beg leave to inform you that I am at present residing in Laura Place, Southampton [Hampshire], and of it being my wish to receive in person any proportion of the compensation money awarded to me as Proprietor of Jessops estate and Colquhuouns Estate in the Island of Nevis.'

  1. Vere Langford Oliver, Caribbeana being miscellaneous papers relating to the history, genealogy, topography, and antiquities of the British West Indies (6 vols., London, Mitchell, Hughes and Clarke, 1910-1919), Vol V p. 46; London Gazette, Issue 16482, 04/05/1811, p. 835.

  2., London, England, Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1812 [database online].

  3. UK Register of Duties paid for Apprentices Indentures 1710-1811; London, England, Freedom of the City Admission Papers 1681-1925; Monthly Magazine Vol. 35 1814 p. 378; Caribbeana Vol. III p. Xii and p. 325; Gentleman's Magazine Vol. 110 p. 491.

  4. 1841 census online;, London, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906 [database online] (several are erroneously indexed under Bethnal Green on;, England and Wales Christening Records, 1530-1906 [database online].

  5. Vere Langford Oliver, Caribbeana being miscellaneous papers relating to the history, genealogy, topography, and antiquities of the British West Indies (6 vols., London, Mitchell, Hughes and Clarke, 1910-1919)Vol III p. 325.

  6. Rubinstein 1875/39 [private communication from W.D. Rubinstein 07/01/2014].

Further Information

Catherine Maria Williams
Bulkeley; John Bulkeley; Eleanor; Henry; Edward; George; Job Henry; Frederic

Associated Claims (3)

£2,262 3s 3d
Awardee (Owner-in-fee)
£30 14s 3d
Awardee (Owner-in-fee)
£2,416 18s 9d
Unsuccessful claimant (Owner-in-fee)

Associated Estates (3)

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] - 1831 [LA] → Joint owner

Job registered the entry for Jessups in 1831 for himself and his brother.

1834 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Owner
1828 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Owner

Relationships (3)

Son → Father
Great-nephew → Great-uncle

Addresses (1)

Clayfield Lodge, Milbrook, Southampton, Hampshire, Wessex, England