Joseph Edlmann

6th Jan 1794 - 21st Jun 1857

Claimant or beneficiary


Assignee with John Watson Borradaile of D. H. Rucker & Co., and given as Joseph Edlman in the compensation records. He appears to have been a central European merchant, rather than a West India merchant.

  1. Pigot's Directory of 1838 shows Joseph Edlmann, merchant, 14 Liverpool Street, Bishopsgate.

  2. Will of Joseph Edlmann of Chiselhurst Kent proved 20/11/1857. The will identified his mercantile firm as Messrs Reyer and Schlick of Trieste and Vienna.

  3. Edlmann was born in Austria and lived at Bickley House, Bromley in 1851, a widower aged 57. Acted as agent for [Francis Thadden] Rayer and [Joseph] Schlick.

    Married Mary Ann Agassiz at St Luke's, Finsbury Square, in 1823. A merchant of Finsbury Square at the baptisms of his daughters Antonia Frederica (1824) and Josephine Constantia (1825). At Peckham for the births of his remaining children Adina, Frederick, Constance, Charles and Herbert (between 1826 and 1842). At Retreat, Deptford Lane, Peckham, in 1841, merchant, with wife Mary Anne age 40, and children. At Bromley House in 1851 with his children, father-in-law A.D. Lewis Agapiz, sister-in-law Emma Agapiz, 10 female servants, 2 male servants and a private tutor.


T71/877 Antigua claim no. 340 (Yeoman's): he is generally shown in the compensation records as Joseph Edlman.

  1. Pigot's Directory (1838) p. 137.

  2. PROB 11/2260/306.

  3. 1851 census online. Old Bailey database online capital case t18160918-27 at [accessed 15/08/2012]., London, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906 [database online]; 1841 and 1851 censuses online.

Further Information

Name in compensation records
Joseph Edlman

Associated Claims (7)

£1,554 5s 5d
Awardee (Assignee)
£3,077 16s 3d
Awardee (Assignee)
£4,421 10s 3d
Claimants in List E or Chancery cases (Assignee)
£4,851 6s 7d
Awardee (Assignee)
£5,188 1s 10d
Unsuccessful claimant (Assignee)
£1,199 2s 7d
Awardee (Assignee)
£1,619 14s 7d
Awardee (Assignee)

Legacies Summary

Commercial (2)

Senior Partner
Joseph Edlmann
General overseas merchant  
D H Rucker
West India merchant  

Addresses (1)

14 Liverpool Street, Bishopsgate, London, Middlesex, London, England