Moses Gomes Silva

1786 - 1858

Claimant or beneficiary

Biography

Merchant in Kingston. Assistant Deputy-Marshall in 1823 and Provost Marshall General of Jamaica from 1832 to 1838. Testified in the Lecesne and Escoffery deportation case in 1823. Living in London from c. 1840. His death was registered in Kensington Q1 1858.

Sources

'Moses Gomes Silva' at http://tonyseymour.com/pages/gomes-silva [accessed 16/02/2015].

Governors and Chief Office-Holders in Jamaica (W. A. Fuertado) via http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/b/bfeurtado09.htm [accessed 16/02/2015]. William Burge, A Letter to the Right Honorable Sir George Murray Relative to the Deportation of Lecesne and Escoffery from Jamaica" (London, 1829) pp. 105-114.

Ancestry.com, London, England, Electoral Registers, 1832-1965 [database online].


Further Information

Absentee?
Transatlantic
Spouse
[1] Rachel [2] Bathsheba (Elizabeth) Mesquitta
Children
With [2] Esther (1825-), David (1827-), John (1831-), Julia (1833-)
Occupation
Merchant
Religion
Jewish

Associated Claims (3)

£58 12S 6D
Awardee
£367 18S 9D
Awardee
£97 14S 3D
Awardee

Addresses (1)

2 King Street, Finsbury Square, London, Middlesex, London, England
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Ancestry.com, London, England, Electoral Registers, 1832-1965 in 1840 and http://tonyseymour.com/pages/gomes-silva for the marriage of his daughter Esther at this address in 1845.