Jamaica St James 551 (Ironshore Estate)

8th Feb 1836 | 75 Enslaved | £1469 11s 1d

Claim Details

Claim Notes

Parliamentary Papers p. 73.

T71/873: claim from Jacob Aemilius Irving, of 'St James but residing at Boulogne France', as owner-in-fee.

Philip Wright (ed.), Lady Nugent's Journal of Her Residence in Jamaica from 1801 to 1805 (Jamaica, University of the West Indies Press, 2002) pp. 22-3: states that 'James Irving MD 1713-1775, came to Jamaica from South Carolina and acquired 3 northern shore properties, Ironshore and Hartfield near Montego Bay, and Irving Tower near Martha Brae, which he left to four sons. The two sons surviving in 1801, John B. and Jacob Aemelius were both defendants in the lawsuit referred to (by Lady Nugent, on 16th September 1801), which concerned these properties' (note 1).

Further Information

St James
Claim No.
Ironshore Estate
Collected by
Smith, Thos of Foster, Evans, Smith

Associated Individuals (1)

Awardee (Owner-in-fee)

Associated Estates (1)