Ann Byrne (née Shaw)

11th Sep 1790 - ????


Inherited Paisley estate in St Elizabeth, Jamaica, from her father William Shaw (he died before 1817). Married to Andrew Byrne.

  1. Ann Shaw (born 11/09/1790) and Jane Shaw (born 08/09/1793), reputed children of Mr William Shaw by Sarah Campbell "a free quadroon", baptised in St Elizabeth, 12/07/1795.

  2. Peter Shaw Byrne, son of Mr Andrew Byrne and Ann (a free mustee) his wife, born 20/09/1822 and baptised 27/07/1823 in St Elizabeth. Rosanna (born 20/10/1824) and Andrew (born 21/01/1728), both "white by law" children of Andrew Byrne and his wife Ann, of Paisley estate, baptised in Jamaica 31/01/1828. Louisa (age 5 years) and Caroline (age 3 years), children of Andrew Bryne [sic] of Paisely [sic], planter, and Anne his wife, baptised in St Elizabeth, 03/11/1837.


  1., Jamaica Church of England Parish Register Transcripts, 1664-1880 [database online].

  2. Ibid.

Further Information

Maiden Name
Andrew Byrne
Peter Shaw, Rosanna, Andrew, Louisa, Caroline

Associated Estates (1)

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
1820 [EA] - 1837 [LA] → Joint owner

Relationships (2)

Wife → Husband
Natural Daughter → Father