Divie Robertson

1767 - 1850

Claimant or beneficiary

Biography

London wine & spirit merchant, brother-in-law of John Gladstone (q.v.) who married Divie's sister Anne and brother of Colin Robertson.

  1. In 1841 Divie Robertson aged 70 merchant born S [= Scotland] was living in Bedford Square with Jane Robertson aged 45 (born Wales).  Buried All Souls Kensal Green 21/05/1850 aged 83.  Son Divie was baptised 1825: when he died [as the Rev. Divie Robertson of Henfield Sussex] in 1894 he left £107,130 15s 7d.

  2. Will of Divie Robertson of Bedford Square proved 11/06/1850. In the will Divie Robertson left annuities of £50 p.a. to his sister Johanna and niece Jane Catherine Robertson (daughter of his late brother Colin Robertson); £10 p.a. to his (retired) cellarman John Heath. The will detailed the provision Divie Robertson had made for his son Edward Lovett Robertson on his marriage to Augusta Ellis (a £100 p.a. annuity to her in her widowhood and £3000 to buy him a commission in the Dragoons), provided for his daughter Jane Tyler, and left his residual estate to his sons Andrew, Edward Lovett and Divie. In a codicil of 19/02/1850 he incorporated the settlement he had made on the marriage of his son Rev. Divie Robertson.

Sources

  1. 1841 census online; Ancestry.com, London, England, Deaths and Burials, 1813-1980 [database online]; Ancestry.com, London, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906 [database online]; National Probate Calendar 1894.

  2. PROB 11/2115/147.


Further Information

Absentee?
British/Irish
Spouse
Married but no further details
Children
Divie

Associated Claims (2)

£2,074 14S 10D
Awardee
£4,295 3S 3D
Awardee

Legacies Summary

Commercial (3)

Railway Investment
Edinburgh and Northern (No. 1) [184558]  
£2500 
Railway Investment
 
 
Railway Investment
Edinburgh and Northern (No. 1) [184558]  
£2500 

Relationships (2)

Brother-in-laws
Uncle → Nephew

Addresses (1)

Bedford Square, London, Middlesex, London, England