Samuel Mure

???? - 1836


Slave-owner and slave-factor in Jamaica, partner with William Dunlop and the Rainfords. LBS has tentatively inferred him to have been the same man as Samuel Mure of Herringswell House near Newmarket, who was the last surviving son of Hutchison Mure (q.v.) and whose will (which makes no reference to Jamaica) was proved 13/01/1837.


Sheridan, R. B. 'The Commercial and Financial Organization of the British Slave Trade, 1750-1807', The Economic History Review, New Series, 11, no. 2 (1958): 249-63. Accessed July 30, 2021. doi:10.2307/2592319; PROB 11/1871/289.

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
1799 [EA] - → Owner
1788 [EA] - 1797 [LA] → Attorney

Relationships (3)

Business partners
Trustee → Testator
Son → Father
Notes →
Samuel Mure of Herringswell House Suffolk was the last surviving child of Hutchison Mure of Great Saxham. LBS has inferred Samuel Mure of Herringswell to have been the Samuel Mure active in Jamaica...