Nathaniel Herring

1685 - 1716


Biography

Son of Colonel Julines Herring. Member of Assembly for Westmoreland in 1711. Died in 1716 aged 31. Memorial inscription in Canterbury Cathedral. His estate devolved to his sister Bathshua who married Peter Beckford (1673-1735).

Nathaniel Herring of St Elizabeth, Esquire. Estate probated in Jamaica in 1717. Slave-ownership at probate: 201 of whom 111 were listed as male and 90 as female. 0 were listed as boys, girls or children. Total value of estate at probate: £10340.54 Jamaican currency of which £5739 currency was the value of enslaved people. Estate valuation included £0 currency cash, £1111.31 currency debts and £70.1 currency plate.

Sources

Vere Langford Oliver, Caribbeana being miscellaneous papers relating to the history, genealogy, topography, and antiquities of the British West Indies (6 vols., London, Mitchell, Hughes and Clarke, 1910-1919) vol. 2 p. 12.

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


Further Information

Absentee?
Transatlantic?

Relationships (3)

Father → Son
Father → Daughter
Father-in-law → Son-in-law