Jamaica Hanover 19 (Burnt Ground Pen)

13th Mar 1837 | 187 Enslaved | £3401 10s 8d

Claim Details

Claim Notes

Parliamentary Papers p. 305.

T71/915 p. 103: claim from John Haughton James, of Hanover, as owner in fee. Philip Haughton James is shown as 'devisee in tail of the claimant now deceased'. Complex mass of counterclaims. John Haughton James was the executor of Sir Simon H. Clarke.

T71/199 p. 32: John Haughton James registered 182 enslaved persons in 1832.

B.W. Higman, Plantation Jamaica 1750-1850: capital and control in a colonial economy (Mona, Jamaica, University of West Indies Press, 2005) p. 159: in 1849, Isaac Jackson leased Burnt Ground Pen and Haughton Hall estates from Philip Haughton James, for whom he had acted as attorney. Philip Haughton James was the son of John Haughton James and the brother of Dame C.H. Clarke.

Jamaica Almanac (1833): estate registered to John Haughton James.

Jamaica Almanac (1838): estate registered to Philip Haughton James.

T71/1212: shows Philip Haughton James, of Sidmouth.

T71/1212: counterclaim from Wm. Feilden MP, of Feniscowles near Blackburn, Lancashire, and Mary Haughton (his wife), and Philip Haughton James, of Sidmouth. Mary Haughton Feilden was the daughter of Catherine Haughton Jackson, and claimed under the 1792 will of Mary James for a moiety of 3 legacies of £6000 currency each. Edward Coleman withdrew his counterclaim on Burnt Ground estate.  

Kathleen Mary Butler, The economics of Emancipation: Jamaica and Barbados 1823-1843 (Chapel Hill and London, University of North Carolina Press, 1995) pp. 50-51: shows Hawthorn and Shedden as mortgages.

Further Information

Claim No.
Burnt Ground Pen

Associated Individuals (3)

Deceased claimant successful
Unsuccessful claimant

Associated Estates (1)