Thomas Rose Price

1713 - 1749


Thomas Rose Price was born in 1713. He was the son of Colonel Charles Price and his wife Sarah Edwards. He was one of thirteen children. He spent most of his adult life in London. He neither married nor had any heirs. He died two years after his voyage back to Jamaica in 1749. His death meant that his portion of Worthy Park was bequeathed to his brother Sir Charles Price.

The estate of Thomas Price was listed in the Jamaican Quit Rent books for 1754 as the owner of 1430 acres of land in St Ann. Thomas Rose and John Price (in fact their heirs) were listed in the Jamaican Quit Rent books for 1754 as the owner of 225 acres of land in St Catherine, 500 acres in St Ann and 2869 acres in St John, total 3594 acres.


Michael Craton and James Walvin, A Jamaican Plantation: The History of Worthy Park 1670-1970 (London: W. H. Allen, 1970).

'A List of landholders in the Island of Jamaica together with the number of acres each person possessed taken from the quit rent books in the year 1754', TNA CO 142/31 transcribed at

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
1730 [SY] - 1749 [EY] → Joint owner

Relationships (6)

Son → Father
Grandson → Grandfather
Brother-in-law → Sister-in-law
Uncle → Nephew