George Barriffe

???? - 1830


Owner, with his half-brother Henry Lord Garrigues, of Yarmouth estate in Vere.

  1. His wife Sarah Guy was the daugher of John Hudson Guy (1754-1816) and his wife Millicent nee Fletcher (1761-1843) and from a long-established Jamaican family. Born 19/02/1791, baptised 31/05/1795, married George Barriffe 21/12/1811 at Hayfield, Jamaica, died 02/01/1867.

  2. Will of George Barriffe [formerly of St Thomas in the Vale Jamaica but now] of Southampton Row proved 02/08/1830. He made a number of bequests of £100 currency secured on one third of his pens Ivy and Pleasant Farm to children of Peter Garrigues; he left an annuity of £100 currency to Jane Frances Franklin of Jamaica and £170 p.a. for five years to her daughter Julia Franklin to be paid into the hands of her uncle Peter Francis Garrigues, secured on one-third of his moiety of the Yarmouth plantation. The estate itself he left to his wife Sarah.


  1. Vere Langford Oliver, Caribbeana being miscellaneous papers relating to the history, genealogy, topography, and antiquities of the British West Indies (6 vols., London, Mitchell, Hughes and Clarke, 1910-1919), Vol. 3 pp. 337-339, 'Guy of Jamaica'.

  2. PROB 11/1774/272. Vere Langford Oliver, Caribbeana Vol. 2 p. 349, 'Deeds relating to the West Indies' shows 'Probate with copy of the will of George Barriffe, formerly of St Thomas-in-the-East, Jamaica, dated 1831.'

Further Information

Sarah Guy

Associated Estates (4)

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] - 1830 [LA] → Owner
1823 [EA] - → Administrator
1817 [EA] - 1827 [LA] → Joint owner
1830 [EA] - → Previous owner

Relationships (3)

Husband → Wife
Half-sister → Half-brother
Son-in-law → Father-in-law