James Hackman Pearson

1787 - 1858

Claimant or beneficiary


Managing clerk in a London West India merchant, awarded compensation as trustee for the Water Valley estate in St Mary Jamaica.

  1. James Hackman Pearson was baptised 30/01/1788 at St Michael Bassishaw, the son of James Pearson and Margaret Hackman. He married Maria [sic] Mann 01/12/1827 at St Luke's Chelsea. In 1851, James H. Pearson aged 62 born London 'Managing Clerk in a West India merchant' was living at 28 Milner Square Islington with wife Mary, sons James H. aged 15 and Henry D. 13, and daughters Sarah E. 11, Mary M. 8 and Harriet E. 5.  Death of James Hackman Pearson registered Islington Q1 1858.


  1. Ancestry.com, England and Wales Christening Records, 1530-1906 [database online]; Ancestry.com, London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921 [database online]; 1851 census online; the three daughters are shown in Ancestry.com, London, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906 [database online] as the children of James Hackman and Mary Pearson at their baptisms at Holy Trinity Islington between 1840 and 1846, when he was described as 'Gentleman' of 46 Cloudesley Terrace; FreeUKGen, England and Wales Free BMD Database, Deaths, 1837-1983 [database online].

Further Information

Name in compensation records
Js. Hackman Pearson
Maria Mann
James H., Henry D., Sarah E., Mary M., Harriet E.

Associated Claims (1)

£4,273 6S 2D

Addresses (1)

46 Cloudesley Terrace, Islington, Middlesex, London, England