Henry Goulburn

???? - 1765


Moved to Jamaica from England with his brother Edward Goulburn in the 1750s. Together they bought land from Robert Scott which was subsequently developed into Amity Hall estate. Died s.p. in 1765; the estate was inherited by Edward's son Munbee Goulburn.

Also owned 38 acres and 32 enslaved people in St Andrew, Jamaica, in 1753.

Member of Assembly for Vere in 1761 and 1762.

Henry Goulbourne of Vere, Esquire. Estate probated in Jamaica in 1766. Slave-ownership at probate: 98 of whom 57 were listed as male and 41 as female. 11 were listed as boys, girls or children. Total value of estate at probate: £9812.97 Jamaican currency of which £5820 currency was the value of enslaved people. Estate valuation included £0 currency cash, £160.42 currency debts and £0 currency plate.


Guide to the microfilm edition of Papers relating to the Jamaica estates of the Goulburn family of Betchworth House from the Surrey History Centre introduced by Prof. Kenneth Morgan, Brunel University (Wakefield, Microform Academic Publishers, 2008).

CO137/28 pp. 169-175 transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1753Andrew.htm.

W. A. Fuertado, Official and Other Personages of Jamaica from 1655 to 1790 Compiled from Various Sources (1896), transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/bfeurtado03.htm.

Trevor Burnard, Database of Jamaican inventories, 1674-1784.

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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
01/07/1762 [SD] - 1765 [EY] → Joint owner
1753 [EA] - → Owner

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Husband → Wife
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Rt. Hon. Henry Goulburn 1784-1856) was the great-nephew of Henry Goulburn (died...

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