Beeston Long junior

1757 - 1820


London West India merchant, son and successor in partnership of Beeston Long (1710-1785), and brother of Sir Charles Long 1st Baron Farnborough (q.v.), Samuel Long and Rev. William Long.

  1. Will of Beeston Long of City of London (made in 1813) proved 25/08/1820. Under the trust will, he left £10,000 to his son William and £5000 apiece to his [unnamed] daughters, and his residuary estate to his wife Frances.


  1. PROB 11/1633/319.

Further Information


Associated Estates (4)

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
1788 [EA] - 1788 [LA] → Mortgagee-in-Possession
1817 [EA] - → Other
1788 [EA] - 1788 [LA] → Mortgagee-in-Possession

Long, Drake & Long were given as mortgagees, and the estate and enslaved people were in the possession of their attorneys

1783 [EA] - 1788 [LA] → Mortgagee-in-Possession

Long, Drake & Long were shown by name as mortgagees-in-possession from 1786 onwards but are identifiable as the mortgagee-in-possession as early as 1783.

Legacies Summary

Commercial (3)

Name Partner
London Dock Company
Dock Company  
Bank of England
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Member of Court of Directors 1784-86, 1787-89, 1790-92, 1793-96, 1797-1800, 1801-20; Deputy Governor 1804-1806; Governor 1806-1808....

Cultural (1)

Portrait of Beeston Long Esq., commissioned by the Directors of the London Dock Company, As a testimony of their Regard and Esteem, and for his indefatigable zeal and attention to the affairs of the... 
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Relationships (8)

Trustee → Testator
Son → Father
First Cousins
Father → Son
Brother → Sister

Addresses (1)

Coombe House, Traps Lane, Kingston-upon-Thames, Surrey, South-east England, England