Hamilton Brown

???? - 1843

Claimant or beneficiary

Biography

Major attorney and resident slave-owner in Jamaica, the founder of Browns Town in St Ann Jamaica, where a memorial has been recorded: 'Sacred to the memory of HAMILTON BROWN Esq. Native of the County Antrim, Ireland who departed this life on the 18th Sept 1843 in the 68th year of his age. He was the FOUNDER OF THIS TOWN. Was 22 years one of the Representatives for this parish in the Honble. House of Afsembly. His name will long be cherished.'

  1. Hamilton Brown was instrumental in the importing of several hundred labourers and their families from Ireland to Jamaica between 1835 and 1840.

Sources

http://www.nlj.gov.jm/rai/place-names/Place%20Names%20of%20St.%20Ann.pdf [accessed 04/09/2017]; < a href="https://jamaicanancestralrecords.com/parishes-2/st-ann-2/st-marks-anglican-browns-town-st-ann/">https://jamaicanancestralrecords.com/parishes-2/st-ann-2/st-marks-anglican-browns-town-st-ann/ [accessed 04/09/2017].

  1. Carl H. Senior '"Robert Kerr": Emigrants of 1840 Irish Slaves for Jamaica', Jamaica Journal no. 42, summarised by Madeleine Mitchell, Jamaican Ancestry : how to find out more (Bowie, MD: Heritage Books, 1998).

Associated Claims (25)

£1,712 12S 7D
Awardee (Receiver)
£1,343 4S 9D
Awardee (Trustee)
£1,340 15S 4D
Awardee (Executor or executrix)
£2,671 15S 7D
Unsuccessful claimant (Owner-in-fee)
£287 10S 9D
Awardee
£85 6S 7D
Awardee
£53 4S 5D
Awardee
£1,503 15S 10D
Awardee (Executor or executrix)
£2,058 13S 10D
Awardee (Receiver)
£714 18S 2D
Awardee (Executor or executrix)
£867 19S 7D
Awardee (Trustee)
£19 10S 10D
Awardee
£785 6S 1D
Awardee (Executor or executrix)
£674 5S 11D
Awardee (Executor or executrix)
£217 7S 11D
Awardee
£151 5S 6D
Awardee
£2,004 6S 1D
Unsuccessful claimant (Owner-in-fee)
£213 9S 1D
Awardee
£253 16S 8D
Awardee
£217 7S 11D
Awardee (Executor or executrix)
£1,965 3S 6D
Claimants in List E or Chancery cases (Receiver)
£98 15S 5D
Awardee
£1,601 13S 11D
Awardee (Executor or executrix)
£1,891 1S 2D
Awardee (Receiver)
£1,423 8S 0D
Awardee (Receiver)

Associated Estates (65)

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
1816 [EA] - 1839 [LA] → Owner
1817 [EA] - → Executor
1829 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Lessee
1826 [EA] - → Receiver
1829 [EA] - → Agent
1832 [EA] - → Attorney
1823 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Trustee
1820 [EA] - 1826 [LA] → Executor
1824 [SY] - 1839 [LA] → Owner
1829 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Receiver
1817 [EA] - → Attorney
1820 [EA] - 1829 [LA] → Executor
1820 [EA] - → Attorney
1829 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Trustee and Executor
1829 [EA] - → Attorney
1826 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Executor
1820 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Attorney
1834 [EA] - → Executor
1832 [EA] - → Attorney
1829 [EA] - → Manager
1820 [EA] - → Attorney
1826 [EA] - → Attorney
1829 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Executor
1817 [EA] - → Attorney
1817 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Owner
1834 [EA] - → Receiver
1820 [EA] - → Executor
1820 [EA] - 1826 [LA] → Attorney
1820 [EA] - → Attorney
1826 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Attorney
1826 [EA] - → Attorney
1817 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Attorney
1832 [EA] - → Executor
1826 [EA] - → Executor
1829 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Receiver
1823 [EA] - → Attorney
1826 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Executor
1832 [EA] - → Attorney
1829 [EA] - → Manager
1823 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Assignee
1839 [EA] - → Not known
1826 [EA] - 1829 [LA] → Receiver
1819 [EA] - 1839 [LA] → Owner
1829 [EA] - → Attorney
1829 [EA] - → Attorney
1834 [EA] - → Receiver
1817 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Attorney
1832 [EA] - → Agent
1817 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Attorney
1839 [EA] - → Not known
1820 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Executor
1820 [EA] - → Attorney
1832 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Executor
1820 [EA] - → Other
1817 [EA] - → Attorney
1826 [EA] - → Trustee
1817 [EA] - 1839 [LA] → Attorney
1817 [EA] - 1823 [LA] → Attorney
1839 [EA] - → Not known
1820 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Attorney
1820 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Executor
1823 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Attorney
1823 [EA] - 1826 [LA] → Guardian
1832 [EA] - → Attorney
1829 [EA] - → Attorney