Jacob Wilkinson

???? - 1799


  1. Will of Jacob Wilkinson of City of London [made in 1798] proved 18/07/1799. His executors were his sons Thomas and David Wilkinson and his son-in-law John Bourdieu. He left his wife Ann an annuity of £400 p.a., to be secured either on an appropriate investment in the funds or on his English real estate, at his trustees' discretion, as well as £300 and the household furniture etc. at his house at Bedford Row. He left: £6000 each to his daughters Mary Ann, Elizabeth and Fanny Wilkinson; £2000 to his niece Elizabeth Wilkinson; £2500 each to his grandchildren Philadelphia and Amelia Bourdieu, the daughters of John Bourdieu and Wilkinson's deceased daughter Ann. He secured a further annuity of £400 p.a. to his wife on his real estate and enslaved people in Jamaica and Tobago, as well as further monetary legacies of £4000 to each of his three daughters and £6000 to each of his younger sons, Daniel and Hugh.


  1. PROB 11/1328/47.

Further Information


Associated Estates (1)

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
1799 [EA] - → Owner

Legacies Summary

Commercial (1)

Name partner
Wilkinson and Gordon
West India merchant?  

Relationships (3)

Business partners
Father → Son
Father-in-law → Son-in-law
Notes →
Also testator-trustee....

Addresses (1)

Bedford Row, London, Middlesex, London, England