Rev. James New

???? - 1810


Son of Samuel New (q.v.) from whom he inherited Stapletons on Nevis together with the enslaved people attached to it. He also appears to have succeeded to the other (indebted) slave-property on Nevis left to his brother John New (q.v.). To date no will has been found for him.

  1. B.A. 1771, incorp. from Oxford; M.A. 1771. Adm. pens. at EMMANUEL, June 26, 1771; from Oriel College, Oxford, whence he had matric. June 25, 1752, age 17; B.A. (Oxford) 1756. [S. of Samuel, of Nevis, America.] V. of St Philip and St Jacob, Bristol, 1772-1810, and R. of Compton Greenfield, Gloucs., 1772-1810. Married, July 21, 1763, Frances Webb, and had issue. Died July 15, 1810. (Al. Oxon.; G. Mag., 1810, II. 93.)


David Small, Christine Eickelmann Clifton Estate, Nevis: An Account of Absence and Ambition October 2016, [accessed 26/12/2020].

  1., Cambridge University Alumni, 1261-1900 [database online].

Further Information

Frances Webb
Oxford (Oriel); Cambridge (Emmanuel) [1752-1756; 1771 ]
Church of England

Associated Estates (1)

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
1763 [SY] - → Owner

Relationships (3)

Son → Father
Father → Son
Notes →
Inferred by...

Addresses (1)

Compton Greenfield, Gloucestershire, South-west England, England