Jasper Hall Livingston

1780 - 1835

Claimant or beneficiary

Biography

Jasper Hall Livingston b. Jamaica 3/12/1780; d. 9/8/1835 Jamaica. Married New York 1802 Eliza, dau. of Henry Brockholst and Catharine Keteltas Livingston. Eliza Livingston d. 1860 London. Daughters were Eliza and Catherine Louise (the latter married in England, to William Ward, 25/6/1832), sons Jasper (d. 1900) and Edwin.

  1. Eliza Livingston was in London from at least 1837 onwards. In 1851 she aged 65 born New York was living with the family of her son Jasper, a shipbroker aged 35 born in Jamaica, at 10 Stamford Hill. Will of Eliza Livingston late of Upper Clapton who died 25/10/1860 proved 08/12/1860, effects £300.

  2. In 1866, John Stuart Mill gave Jasper Hall Livingston as the name of one of the people unlawfully executed after Morant Bay. This Jasper Hall Livingston has not yet been traced.

Sources

  1. T71/1594 p. 145 18/11/1837 letter to Ms Eliza Livingston, 8 Dorset Place Dorset Sq: award can only be made to rep. of estate of Catherine Saunders. Letter T71/1606 from Eliza Livingston received 8/11/1837 re St Mary no. 169: Jasper Hall Livingston was trustee under will of sister Catharine Saunders, who left all property to her nieces, his daughters; the slave in this claim was HER property. On death of Jasper Hall Livingston, trusteeship devolved upon his son Edwin Livingston, who was also exor, but his power of attorney was rejected by National Debt Office: anything else we can do apart from letters of administration, 'which are attended with great expense in a colony.'; 1851 census online; National Probate Calendar 1860.

  2. PD 3rd ser., Vol. 184, cols. 1064–6. Reported in The Times, 20 July, p. 5; http://oll.libertyfund.org/titles/mill-the-collected-works-of-john-stuart-mill-volume-xxviii-public-and-parliamentary-speeches-part-i?q=jasper+hall#Mill_0223-28_372 [accessed 24/05/2016]


Further Information

Absentee?
Transatlantic?
Name in compensation records
Jasper H. Livingston
Spouse
Eliza Livingston
Children
Catherine Louise (c. 1807); Edwin; Eliza (c. 1812); Jasper (c. 1815)

Associated Claims (5)

£2,261 0S 2D
Awardee (Receiver)
£242 18S 3D
Awardee
£1,300 4S 9D
Claimants in List E or Chancery cases
£77 17S 1D
Awardee
£19 10S 10D
Awardee

Associated Estates (12)

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
1817 [EA] - 1826 [LA] → Attorney
1823 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Attorney
1823 [EA] - 1826 [LA] → Receiver
1823 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Receiver
1820 [EA] - 1826 [LA] → Attorney
1817 [EA] - → Receiver
1832 [EA] - → Receiver
1817 [EA] - → Not known
1826 [EA] - → Receiver
1826 [EA] - → Receiver
1826 [EA] - → Receiver
1817 [EA] - 1820 [LA] → Guardian