Frederick Palmer

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Claimant or beneficiary


Slave-owner in Jamaica, his first wife inheriting enslaved people from her father who then came to Frederick Palmer on marriage. He was in Liverpool by 1833 and was imprisoned for debt in 1834.

  1. Marriage of Susanna Yates and Frederick Palmer at Port Royal 29/06/1826.

  2. Harriet Dennis Hensman married Frederick Palmer widower at St David Liverpool 17/09/1833.

  3. [At the Court House at Lancaster, 20/03/1834, Petition and Schedule to be heard of] 'Frederick Palmer formerly of Rosanna Mount Port Royal Jamaica Planter and Practitioner of Physick and Surgery then of no. 15 Nelson Street Liverpool then of No. 3 St George's Street Liverpool then of no. 10 Nile Street Liverpool then on No. 18 Tharles [?] Inn London then of Webb's Hotel Piccadilly London then of 10 Nile Street Liverpool then of Bootle near Liverpool then of the Bull Hotel Clayton Square Liverpool and late of Bootle aforesaid in no business.'


  1. (Source: B0085 Port Royal Parish Register BMB I & II, 1725-1835, I, p. 302.)

  2., Liverpool, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1754-1932 for Frederick Palmer Liverpool, St David 1832-1838 [database online].

  3. London Gazette 19131 25 February 1834 p. 354.

Further Information

(1) Susanna Fletcher Yates; (2) Harriet Denis Hensman

Associated Claims (1)

£297 0s 9d

Associated Estates (2)

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
1828 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Lessee (Enslaved)
1826 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Joint owner

Relationships (4)

Husband → Second Wife
Husband → Wife
Son-in-law → Father-in-law
Son-in-law → Father-in-law

Addresses (1)

Liverpool, Lancashire, North-west England, England