Emilia Drummond Campbell (née Irving)

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Claimant or beneficiary


Slave-owner in Jamaica, owner of an estate named as The Alps in the Slave Registers, and also possibly the owner of Florence Hall, for which the compensation for the enslaved people attached to it was paid to mortgagees. She appears to have brought some of this 'property' into her marriage with Charles Campbell (q.v.) for whom The Alps and Florence Hall were shown in right of his wife for some years in the 1820s.

  1. Marriage 09/07/1806 in Trelawny of Charles Campbell and Amelia [sic] Drummond Irving. Charles Irving Campbell, son of Charles Campbell and his wife Emilia Drummond Campbell (late Irving), born 16/12/1812 and baptised 16/12/1813 in Trelawny. Charles Irving Campbell died at Florence Hall 30/04/1845. June 1845.


  1. Ancestry.com, Amelia Drummond Irving in the Caribbean, Select Marriages, 1591-1905 [accessed 24/09/2019]; Familysearch.org, Jamaica Church of England Parish Register Transcripts, 1664-1880 [database online]; Glasgow Herald 13/06/1845.

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

Further Information

Maiden Name
Charles Campbell
Charles Irving (1812-1845)

Associated Claims (1)

£595 0s 6d
Awardee (Owner-in-fee)

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
1829 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Owner
1817 [EA] - 1826 [LA] → Joint owner

Relationships (2)

Wife → Husband
Mother → Son