John Frederick Bromfield

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Claimant or beneficiary


Owner of Hampstead estate in St Elizabeth, Jamaica.

  1. Baptised 02/10/1785 in St Elizabeth, son of Andrew Bromfield and Rose Reynolds.

  2. John Frederick Bromfield and Mary Mullings, both of the parish of St Elizabeth, were married there by licence, 20/03/1805.

  3. John Mullings Bromfield, born 10/04/1809 and baptised 09/06/1810 at Bellfield, son of John Frederick Bromfield and Mary his wife. Sophia Ann, same parents, was baptised in St Elizabeth 04/04/1806.

  4. John Frederick Bromfield registered enslaved people in St Elizabeth 1817-1726 as guardian of his daughter Sophia Ann Bromfield (later Jones), including enslaved people inherited from her grandfather Edward Mullings in 1820.


  1., Jamaica Church of England Parish Register Transcripts, 1664-1880 [database online].

  2., Jamaican parish registers, St Elizabeth, births, marriages and deaths, 1705-1830 p. 310.

  3. Ibid. p. 153.

  4. T71/164 126; T71/167 108; T81/168 391; T81/169 97.

We are grateful to David Barker and Paul Hitchings for their assistance with compiing this entry.

Further Information

Mary Mullings
Sophia Ann, John Mullings

Associated Claims (1)

£120 10s 0d

Associated Estates (1)

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] - 1834 [LA] → Owner

Relationships (8)

Natural Son → Father
Half-brother → Half-sister
Half-brother → Half-sister
Father → Son
Father → Son
Father-in-law → Son-in-law
Father → Daughter
Son-in-law → Father-in-law