James Shenton

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Claimant or beneficiary


Owner of 1/3 of Longville estate in Clarendon, Jamaica in 1834, and claimant as 'tenant-in-tail' on the Dover estate on St George. His connection with both the estates flowed from his wife Sophia Sarah nee Howell, the daughter of John Howell of Prinknash (q.v.). Shelton's claimed share of Longville was mortgaged to Joseph Brooks Yates, who was awarded 1/3 of the compensation; the compensation for the enslaved people on Dover was also paid to Yates.


T71/859 Clarendon claim no. 404 (Longville).

Further Information


Associated Claims (1)

£3,301 14s 0d
Unsuccessful claimant (Tenant-in-tail or Remainderman)

Associated Estates (4)

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] - 1832 [LA] → Owner
1826 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Joint owner
1826 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Joint owner
1832 [EA] - → Attorney

Relationships (2)

Son-in-law → Father-in-law