Boswell Middleton

30th Apr 1805 - 16th May 1854


More probably the barrister of Spanish town whose will was proved 27/11/1854 than his uncle of the same name, of Wanstead Essex whose will was proved 11/05/1840.

2nd son of Empson Middleton of Waltham Abbey, Essex. Entered Middle Temple 1826 and called to Bar 1831; practised in Jamaica. Advocate-General. In 1832 married Eliza, 1st daughter of Edward Bedford of London. Died in Spanish Town, Jamaica.


PROB 11/2200/385; PROB 11/1927/372. Neither will is informative on ownership of estates in Jamaica; R. L. Arrowsmith (comp.), Charterhouse Register 1769 -1872 (London & Chichester, Phillimore, 1974). Thanks to Catherine Smith, Charterhouse Archivist, for this reference.

Further Information

Charterhouse [1820-1822 ]
Legal Education
Middle Temple [Entered 1826; called to Bar 1831 ]

Associated Estates (1)

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1839 [EA] - → Not known