James Brooke

1789 - 1856

Claimant or beneficiary


Executor of Henry Parker (the son of Thomas John Parker and brother of James Craggs Parker, q.v.) and in that capacity party to a number of suits surrounding the implementation of the will of Henry Parker, including Pearse v Hewitt, described as Pearse v Brooke in the compensation records.

  1. Probably but not certainly the James Brooke 'conveyancer and colonial law agent' of Furnivals Inn who died c. 1857.

  2. Will of Henry Parker of Vere County of Middlesex Island of Jamaica proved 03/12/1830


Report of cases decided in the High Court the Chancery Vol. VII containing cases in 1834, 1835 and 1836 with a few in 1837 pp. 471-481.

  1. 1851 census online (which indexes him erroneously as 'servant'), which shows him as aged 62; will of James Brooke gentleman of Furnivals Inn proved 24/01/1856 PROB 11/2225/363.

  2. PROB 11/1779/185

Further Information


Associated Claims (3)

£4,321 19s 6d
Claimants in List E or Chancery cases
£7,554 4s 6d
Claimants in List E or Chancery cases
£3,989 3s 6d
Claimants in List E or Chancery cases