James Hardyman I

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Slave-owner in Jamaica, owner of Phoenix in Trelawny. Shown as owner in 1776, dead before 1781.

James Hardyman of Trelawney, Esquire. Estate probated in Jamaica in 1781. Slave-ownership at probate: 178 of whom 100 were listed as male and 78 as female. 41 were listed as boys, girls or children. Total value of estate at probate: £24345.11 Jamaican currency of which £13442 currency was the value of enslaved people. Estate valuation included £0 currency cash, £4843.87 currency debts and £70.82 currency plate.


Trevor Burnard, Database of Jamaican inventories, 1674-1784.

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
1762 [EA] - 1763 [LA] → Joint owner

This is a tentative association only. The estate was shown against 'Goodwin Goodin & Hardyman'. Mary Hardyman and James Hardyman were the plaintiffs in a Privy Council case against 'Grace' [probably George] Goodin in 1770.

1781 [EA] - 1795 [LA] → Previous owner

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James Hardyman II succeeded James Hardyman I in possession of the Phoenix estate in...

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