Colonel Jasper Taylor Hall

12th Jun 1797 - 13th Apr 1861

Claimant or beneficiary


Absentee slave-owner in Jamaica, army officer in the Coldstream Guards.

  1. Son of Jasper Hall and Mary Hammond; born Jamaica 12/06/1797.

  2. Will of Jasper Taylor Hall formerly of Biebrich on the Rhine in Germany but lately of Baskerville House near Worcester formerly a Lieut-Colonel in Her Majesty's Army died 13/04/1861 at Baskerville House, effects under £8000; executors Duncan Davidson Alves of Gresham House Old Broad Street and Francis Glanville of Sconer St Germans in Cornwall.

  3. In 1829 James Ewing was pursuing Jasper Taylor Hall with a writ and successfully sought a court order that Hall had gone abroad to avoid service of the writ, the grounds of which were not shown in the source.

  4. The notice of the death of his wife Lucy in the Court and Lady's Magazine, 1847, gives her as the daughter of William Alves Esquire of Enham House, Hampshire, and her death as occurring at Biebrich.


  1. Kingston Jamaica Baptisms, [accessed 14/12/2010].

  2. National Probate Calendar 27 June 1861.

  3. London Gazette 18602 14/08/1829 p. 1534.

  4. Court and Lady's Magazine vol. 26 p. 86 (1847) via googlebooks.

We are grateful to Jim Brennan for his assistance with compiling this entry.

Further Information

Lucy Alves
Jasper (1826-), Charles Gordon (1842-), Jane Ann

Associated Claims (1)

£5,842 13S 2D
Unsuccessful claimant (consensual)

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
1826 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Owner
1817 [EA] - 1820 [LA] → Joint owner

Relationships (3)

Son-in-law → Father-in-law
Son → Father
Father-in-law → Son-in-law
Notes →
Duncan Davidson married Sarah, daughter of Col. Jasper Taylor Hall in 1877, as his fifth wife after Hall's death. ...

Addresses (2)

Baskerville House, Worcester, Worcestershire, West Midlands, England
Trumpeters House, Richmond, Surrey, South-east England, England