Richard Barrett

11th Oct 1789 - 18th May 1839

Claimant or beneficiary

Biography

Second son of Samuel Barrett (1765-1794) and Elizabeth Barrett Waite (1754-1834). Member of Assembly for St James 1815-1819 and 1826-1839 and for Trelawney 1922-1824. Married Elizabeth Barrett Morris (1791-1860), daughter of Philip Anglin Morris and his wife Amelia Barett Waite. They had a daughter, Elizabeth (1812-1825). Richard Barrett also acknowledged an illegitimate daughter Emily Barrett, whose mother was Emily Gaynor. Died at Montego Bay 18/05/1839, buried at Cinnamon Hill. He has an entry in the ODNB as 'slave-owner and politician.'

Sources

R. A. Barrett, The Barretts of Jamaica (2000) p. 190; Christer Petley, ‘Barrett, Richard (1789–1839)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, Sept 2016 [http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/109379, accessed 10 Nov 2017]


Further Information

Spouse
Elizabeth Barrett Morris
Children
Elizabeth (1812-1825), [illeg., with Emily Gaynor] Emily Barrett

Associated Claims (5)

£2,169 4S 2D
Awardee (Receiver)
£996 12S 7D
Awardee (Trustee)
£227 11S 8D
Awardee
£4,731 16S 11D
Awardee
£48 13S 11D
Awardee

Associated Estates (19)

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
1809 [EA] - 1839 [EY] → Owner
1800 [EA] - → Trust beneficiary
1808 [EA] - → Owner
1826 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Trustee and Executor
1826 [EA] - → Receiver

Receiver for a group of enslaved people from Oxford and Cambridge estates

1839 [EA] - → Not known
1823 [EA] - 1829 [LA] → Joint owner
1832 [EA] - 1830 [EY] → Owner
1832 [EA] - → Attorney
1826 [EA] - 1829 [LA] → Receiver
1817 [EA] - → Attorney
1826 [EA] - → Receiver

Receiver for a group of enslaved people from Oxford and Cambridge estates

1834 [EA] - → Receiver
1817 [EA] - → Attorney
1817 [EA] - 1826 [LA] → Attorney
1829 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Trustee
1817 [EA] - 1829 [LA] → Attorney
1817 [EA] - → Attorney
1820 [EA] - 1826 [LA] → Attorney

Relationships (5)

Brothers
Notes →
Richard Barrett was also trustee of his brother Samuel...
Son → Father
Brother-in-law → Sister-in-law
Half-brothers
Son → Mother