Samuel Barrett (1689-1760)

1689 - 1760


Samuel Barrett, son of Samuel Barrett (1662-1695) and grandson of Hersey Barrett (d. 1685). Owned Cornwall and Cinnamon Hill estates in St James, Jamaica. Died in 1760 at Cinnamon Hill and is buried there.

Samuel Barratt senior was listed in the Jamaican Quit Rent books for 1754 as the owner of 180 acres of land in St Ann, 2285 acres in St James, 80 acres in St Elizabeth, 30 acres in Clarendon and 30 acres in Vere, total 2605 acres.


F. J. du Quesnay, 'The Barrett Family in Jamaica', [accessed 15/10/2015].

'A List of landholders in the Island of Jamaica together with the number of acres each person possessed taken from the quit rent books in the year 1754', TNA CO 142/31 transcribed at

Further Information

Elizabeth Wisdom

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
- 1760 [EY] → Owner
- 1760 [EY] → Owner

Relationships (4)

Father → Son
Father → Daughter
Father-in-law → Son-in-law
Father → Son