Edward Cowell

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  1. Charlotte Bromfield and Edward Cowell had four sons baptised in Kingston: John Langland (1798), Andrew (1802), James (1804) and Edward Miller (1809). She is given as "mestee" at the baptism of Andrew 1802 and "quadroon" for the baptisms of her younger two sons.

  2. Charlotte Bromfield married Edward Cowell in Kingston 17/07/1836. She died 22/09/1854 in Kingston. Her descendants emigrated to Gibraltar and India, finally ending up in England.

  3. Edward Cowell registered enslaved people as natural guardian of Edward M. Cowell in Manchester in 1826 and as agent to Edward Cowell the younger, an absentee, in Kingston in 1829.


  1. Familysearch.org, Jamaica Church of England Parish Register Transcripts, 1664-1880 [database online].

  2. Ibid.; email from Paul Vaughan 03/05/2020.

  3. T71/68 pp. 85-86; T71/106 p. 108.

We are grateful to Paul Vaughan for his assistance with compiling this entry.

Further Information

Charlotte Bromfield
John Langland, Andrew, James, Edward Miller

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
1829 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Trustee and Executor
1826 [EA] - → Executor

Relationships (2)

Husband → Wife
Father → Natural Son