Thomas James Bernard

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Thomas James Bernard, planter and attorney.

  1. Thomas J Bernard buried 3 children at Bona Vista b 1823, 1824, 1827; wife given as Theodora Foulkes for 2 children buried at Spanish Town Cathedral b 1828 and 1832.

  2. Thomas James Bernard's daughter [Susan] Agnes Bernard (1836-1920) became Lady McDonald through her marriage in 1867 to the Canadian politician Sir John A. McDonald and subsequently a peer in her own right after his death.


  1. B. W. Higman, Plantation Jamaica 1750-1850: capital and control in a colonial economy (Mona, Jamaica, University of West Indies Press, 2005) p. 80.

  2. Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online, 1911-1920 Vol. XIV, P.B. Waite 'Bernard, Susan Agnes (MacDonald, Baroness Macdonald)' [accessed 01/05/2011].

Further Information

Planter and attorney

Associated Claims (3)

£363 12S 4D
£589 2S 8D
£126 17S 4D

Relationships (1)

Father-in-law → Son-in-law