Arthur Forrest

1753 - 1802


Biography

Eldest son of Admiral Arthur Forrest (q.v.) and father of Thomas Forrest (q.v.). Inherited Masemure, Robins River, Ragged Castle (Westmoreland), Vineyard and Pontrepant (St James), Vineyard and Breadnut (St Elizabeth's) from his father. Was an absentee and the estates increasingly fell into debt during the early 19th century.

Sources

Jamaica Almanacs (1811-1820).

Geoffrey M. Ayling & Ian (Malik) Smith, Haughton FORREST (1826-1925): Biography, Catalogue and Gallery of Paintings (Privately published Australia, 2013), p.11.


Further Information

Absentee?
British/Irish
Occupation
Plantation owner

Associated Estates (9)

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
1805 [EA] - 1820 [LA] → Previous owner
1770 [SY] - 1774 [EY] → Heir
1774 [SY] - 1802 [EY] → Owner
1806 [EA] - 1817 [LA] → Previous owner
1770 [SY] - 1774 [EY] → Heir
1774 [SY] - 1802 [EY] → Owner
1817 [EA] - 1821 [LA] → Previous owner
1770 [SY] - 1774 [EY] → Heir
1774 [SY] - 1802 [EY] → Owner

Relationships (2)

Son → Father
Father → Son