Benjamin Samuda

???? - 1848

Claimant or beneficiary


Son of David Samuda of Leman Street (q.v.), and active in Jamaica between the 1790s and 1830s.

  1. Married, Westmoreland, 08/06/1794, Ann Barnjum. She was buried there 24/12/1812, on which day their youngest child was baptised. Their children included:

    . David Samuda: bapt. 14/02/1796

    . Alice Samuda: bapt. 06/1/1798

    . Benjamin Samuda: bapt. 09/07/1802

    . Ann Abigail Samuda: bapt. 23/09/1804

    . William Hewit Samuda: bapt. 24/12/1812.

  2. Married, secondly, in England 09/11/1815, Frances Georgina Walsh, by whom he had further issue, and died in 1848.

  3. Will of Benjamin Samuda of Dulwich Surrey [made at Remington Green Lambeth in 1843] proved 22/07/1848. The will is very simple and made his [second] wife Frances Georgiana Samuda his universal legatee and executrix.


  1., Westmoreland Parish Register, Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1739-1825 pp. 104, 167, 109, 115, 130, 137, 169.

  2. Article concerning the Samuda family published by Rudolf Okker Okker, see [accessed 07/08/2020]. His information concerning family events in Jamaica is entirely consistent with entries in the Westmoreland register.

  3. PROB 11/2078/338.

We are grateful to Paul Hitchings for his assistance with compiling this entry.

Further Information

Ann Barnjum

Associated Claims (7)

£243 4s 0d
£110 17s 3d
£534 17s 5d
Awardee (Administrator)
£31 5s 11d
£174 9s 8d
£485 10s 3d
£29 3s 1d

Relationships (5)

Son-in-law → Mother-in-law
Son → Father
Father → Son
Father → Daughter