Polnitz Byndloss

1683 - 1730


Son of Colonel Robert Byndloss (1636-1687) and his wife Anna Petronella nee Morgan. Baptised 17/08/1683. Member of Assembly for St Catherine 1724-5; St Thomas-in-the-Vale, 1726-8. Will proved 28/03/1730. Married 24/05/1710 to Catharine, daughter of Matthew Gregory, Speaker in 1705, and sister of Dr Matthew Gregory.

Polnetz Byndloss of St Catherine, Esquire. Estate probated in Jamaica in 1731. Slave-ownership at probate: 160 of whom 96 were listed as male and 64 as female. 40 were listed as boys, girls or children. Total value of estate at probate: £6958.55 Jamaican currency of which £4236 currency was the value of enslaved people. Estate valuation included £0 currency cash, £0 currency debts and £133.8 currency plate.


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. 3 pp. 260-265, 'Byndloss of Jamaica'.

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

Further Information

Catharine Gregory
Robert (1713/14-1753), Anna Petronella (1711-1711), Jane (1712-), Catharine (1717/18-1720/1), Mahhew (1721-), Anna (1724-)

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
1740 [EA] - 1740 [LA] → Previous owner

Relationships (2)

Father → Son
Nephew → Uncle

Inventories (1)