Edmond Jordan

???? - 1804


Slave-owner in Jamaica, owner of the Aylmer's estate in St John, dying at Bath in England in 1804 'late of Jamaica.' Also given as Edmund Jordan.

  1. Edmond Jordan of Legan, County Mayo, Ireland, married Catherine Mayo, 25/02/1770 at St Bride's, Dublin. Catherine was the daughter and heiress of Whitgift Aylmer (d. 1720): Edmond Jordan was her third husband.

  2. Will of Edmond Jordan now residing at Little Chelsea Middlesex proved 16/05/1804. Under the will he left his leasehold lands in County Mayo in trust for his brother Valentine Jordan. He left his estate in Jamaica called Aylmer in trust (his trustees were Samuel Quenebrough, George Gibbs sen. and jun. of Bristol and their partner in trade James Richards), to pay an annuity of £100 p.a. to his brother Valentine provided the latter waived any claims to property of their late brother Anthony Jordan, annuities of £50 p.a. each to his sisters Barbara Comerys [?] and Matilda Prendergast; and £100 p.a. to his friend Miss Eliza Simson. He left a further £250 to Mrs Hannah Simson and [the same] Miss Eliza Simson now residing with me, and a legacy of £100 to a former housekeeper of his in Britain, while he left his Jamaica estate and the enslaved people upon it, subject to the annuities of £300 p.a. and the legacies of £250 to the Simsons and £100 to his housekeeper, to his 'most dear and worthy friend' Samuel Quenebrough.


The Monthly Magazine Vol. 17 (1804) p. 508.

  1. Ancestry.com, Irish Records Extraction Database [database online].

  2. PROB 11/1409/147.

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Associated Estates (1)

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1772 [EA] - 1804 [EY] → Owner

Relationships (4)

Son-in-law → Father-in-law
Son-in-law → Mother-in-law
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Third Husband → Wife
Testator → Legatee
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Queneborough inherited the Aylmer estate under the will of Edmond Jordan (proved in...

Addresses (1)

Little Chelsea, London, Middlesex, London, England