George Drake

???? - 1800


London merchant, described as surviving partner of [his late uncle] Beeston Long in 1789 and almost certainly the son of Roger Drake senior (q.v.).

  1. Will of George Drake of Bedford Square proved 07/05/1800. He confirmed his marriage settlement and left a further £1000 to his wife Ann. Later in the will he explained that he was entitled to make bequests out of £16,000 bank annuities in trust under his marriage settlement and left £6000 of it after his wife's death to his cousin Isabella wife of George Mackenzie a soldier in the EI Co., £6000 among other relatives and the remainder to his wife Ann[e]. He left the books bequeathed to his father by Nathaniel Cole to his cousin Roger Drake, and legacies of 100 guineas each to family and friends, including several members of the Long family.


Bristol Archives 12151/5 Description: Copy of deed of confirmation of mortgage, from George Drake (survivor of Beeston Long) to William Miles. Affidavit & certificate as to signing. Date: 1789 July 28.

  1. PROB 11/1341/90.

Further Information

Married but no further details

Associated Estates (2)

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
1766 [EA] - 1766 [LA] → Mortgage Holder
1766 [EA] - 1766 [LA] → Mortgage Holder

Legacies Summary

Commercial (2)

Bank of England
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Member of the Court of Directors 1768-71, 1772-74, 1775-78, 1779-82,...

Relationships (3)

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LBS has inferred that the brother of George Drake was Roger Drake junior (d. 1770) rather than Roger Drake the younger (d. c....
Son → Father
Nephew → Uncle
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Also business...

Addresses (1)

Bedford Square, London, Middlesex, London, England