William John James

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Claimant or beneficiary


Son of Hugh James (d. c. 1797) and with his brother, also named Hugh James (q.v.) co-owner of the apparently heavily-indebted Delve estate and the enslaved people attached to it in Westmoreland Jamaica. He died by 1821.

Associated Claims (1)

£2,997 13s 11d
Beneficiary unsuccessful

Associated Estates (3)

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
1817 [EA] - 1820 [LA] → Joint owner
1821 [EA] - 1829 [LA] → Previous owner
1823 [EA] - 1829 [LA] → Other

These enslaved people were held in trust for William John James after the death of Walter Minto, the tenant-for-life.

Relationships (1)