John Nesbitt (i)

???? - 1817


Biography

Executor and residuary heir of his uncle Arnold Nesbitt (q.v.), who left him a reversionary interest in the Mount Nesbitt estate in Grenada, the direct heir to which was Arnold Nesbitt's natural son Colebrooke Nesbitt. See entry for Arnold Nesbitt for details of the latter's will. The firm of John Nesbitt, Edward Stewart and John Nesbitt the younger of Aldermanbury failed in 1802.

Sources

T71/880 Grenada claim no. 608 (Mount Nesbitt); Janet H. Stevenson, ‘Nesbitt family (per. c.1717–c.1900)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004; online edn, Jan 2008 [http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/53421, accessed 18 Dec 2015]; London Gazette 15544 25/12 1802 p. 1382.

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. 4 pp. 332-333.


Further Information

Absentee?
British/Irish

Associated Claims (1)

£3,201 2S 4D
Other association

Associated Estates (1)

1810 - 1810 → Joint owner

Legacies Summary

Cultural (1)

Paintings
'The Blue Boy', the Thomas Gainsborough painting now in the Huntington Library, owned by John Nesbitt (i) between 1796 and 1802. ... 
notes →
Janet H. Stevenson, ‘Nesbitt family (per. c.1717–c.1900)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004; online edn, Jan 2008...

Relationships (2)

Uncle → Nephew
Nephew → Uncle

Addresses (1)

London, Middlesex, London, England