Maynard Clarke

???? - 1759


Resident slave-owner in Jamaica, dying in 1759.

  1. Maynard Clarke owned 948 acres and 210 enslaved people in St Andrew, Jamaica, in 1753.

  2. Will of Maynard Clarke of St Andrew Jamaica proved 08/12/1759. Under the will he left his estates in trust subject to a legacy of £5000 for his daughter Catherine Clarke to his daughter Susanna Maynard Clarke for life and then to the latter's children in entail, failing whom to Catherine Clarke and her heirs, failing whom to 'my own right heirs.'

  3. Maynard Clark of St Andrew, Esquire. Estate probated in Jamaica in 1761. Slave-ownership at probate: 211 of whom 113 were listed as male and 98 as female. 64 were listed as boys, girls or children. Total value of estate at probate: £12,680.77 Jamaican currency of which £8,855.75 currency was the value of enslaved people. Estate valuation included £0 currency cash, £0 currency debts and £0 currency plate.


  1. CO137/28 pp. 169-175 transcribed at

  2. PROB 11/851/169.

  3. 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
1760 [EA] - 1779 [LA] → Previous owner
1753 [EA] - → Owner

Relationships (1)

Father → Daughter
Notes →
Susanna Maynard Clarke was the heir for life under her father's will....

Inventories (1)