Josiah Twyford

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  1. Tentatively identified as the Mr Twyford who preceded Benjamin McMahon as overseer of Stirling Castle estate in St Thomas-in-the-Vale in 1830. According to McMahon, Twyford was a "drunken worthless vagabond" who treated slaves with unparallelled barbarity.


  1. Benjamin McMahon, Jamaica Plantership: Eighteen Years Employed in the Planting Line in that Island (1839) pp. 81.

We are grateful to Siddharth Singh Ahlawat for his assistance with compiling this entry.

Associated Claims (1)

£26 12s 2d

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
- 1830 [EY] → Overseer