Jacob Barrow

???? - 1798


The Barrow family was connected to the Baruch-Lousada and Montefiore families who settled in various parts of the Caribbean as well as Britain. Jacob and Joseph Barrow were merchants in Bridgetown and London (until 1798 at least) who were also engaged in the slave trade.

  1. Will of Jacob Barrow merchant of [Devonshire Square] St Botolph Bishopsgate 28/09/1798. He left monetary legacies to Jewish institutions in London, £5000 and an annuity of £300 p.a. to his wife Jael [sp?], and £5000 and three messuages in Swan Street otherwise Jews Street in Bridgetown Barbados to his son Simon Barrow.


Barbados - Barrow-Lousada family history website; Eli Faber, Jews, Slaves, and the Slave Trade. Setting the Record Straight (New York and London, New York University Press, 1998), p. 129 and n.86 and Appendix X.

  1. PROB 11/1312/283

Further Information


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
- 1794 [LA] → Mortgage Holder
1790 [EA] - 1790 [LA] → Mortgage Holder

Legacies Summary

Commercial (2)

Name partner
Joseph and Jacob Barrow
West India merchant - Barbados  

Relationships (3)

Business partners
Notes →
Also brothers...
Father → Son
Notes →
An inferred relationship. Jacob Barrow left money to his son Simon in his will proved in...
Testator → Trustee

Addresses (1)

Devonshire Square, St Botolph, City of London, Middlesex, London, England