Samuel Boyd Barnett

1801 - 1872

Claimant or beneficiary


Surgeon, awarded compensation for ownership of enslaved persons on Tripoli estate, St Ann’s, Jamaica, in right of his wife Louisa Barnett nee Louisa Senior Lawrence (q.v.), and on Moore Park estate, Trelawny, as ‘administrator of the estate and effects of John Moore decd. slaves in possession of Henty Coultman as lessee of the late John Moore'.

  1. Born in Yoxford, Suffolk, c. 1801. Married Louisa Senior Lawrence at St James 10/06/1825. She was born in St. Ann’s, Jamaica. In his compensation claim he gives his address as 17 Dorset Place, Dorset Square, Marylebone, but a Samuel Boyd Barnett is also listed as a health officer in Dry Harbour, St Ann’s, Jamaica, in 1839.

  2. In the censuses for England 1841-1871 in London, living in a lodging house on Manchester Street, Marylebone (1841), St John’s Place, Marylebone (1851), 3 Greville Place (1861) and 2 Clarendon Gardens, Paddington (1872, the same address as was listed on his burial record, 27/05/1872). In each case, he was living with his wife Louisa who was born c. 1808 in St Ann’s, Jamaica. No children were listed on the censuses. His occupation in the 1861 census was “F.R.C. Surgeons London J.P of the [?] local Rank of Major in Army [?]” but other references give only “Surgeon” or “Physician”.

  3. Samuel Boyd Barnett was buried at Kensal Green Cemetery, London, 27/05/1872 age 72.


T71/857 St Ann claim no. 541 (Tripoli); T71/874 Trelawny claim no. 714 (Moore Park);, Somerset, England, Marriage Registers, Bonds and Allegations, 1754-1914 [database online].

  1. See census records, 2., below. T71/874. Jamaica Almanac (1839).

  2. 1841-1871 censuses online.

  3., London, England, Deaths and Burials, 1813-1980 [database online].

Further Information

Name in compensation records
Samuel B. Barnett
Louisa Senior Lawrence

Associated Claims (3)

£890 3s 5d
Unsuccessful claimant
£520 11s 4d
£151 1s 6d

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
1826 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Joint owner

Relationships (3)

Husband → Wife
Notes →
Samuel Boyd Barnett was identified in the will of William Munro of Westbury-upon-Trym as his brother-in-law....
Son-in-law → Mother-in-law

Addresses (4)

17 Dorset Place, Dorset Square, Marylebone, London, Middlesex, London, England
2 Clarendon Gardens, Paddington, London, Middlesex, London, England
3 Greville Place, London, Middlesex, London, England
3 St John’s Place, Marylebone, London, Middlesex, London, England