Sir Charles Price 2nd Bart., of Jamaica

1732 - 18th Oct 1788


Biography

Son of Charles Price, 1st Bart. of Jamaica. Inherited his father's heavily indebted estates. Educated at Trinity College, Oxford. Returned to Jamaica in 1753 and became a member of the Jamaican Assembly.

Sources

Michael Craton and James Walvin, A Jamaican Plantation. The History of Worthy Park 1670-1970 (W.H. Allen, London and New York, 1970) pp. 157-162, 168-169.

Stuart Handley, ‘Price, Sir Charles, first baronet (1708–1772)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004 [http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/22743, accessed 3 Oct 2014].


Further Information

Absentee?
Transatlantic
Spouse
Elizabeth Woodcock nee Guy
Children
d.s.p.
University
Oxford (Trinity College) [1752 ]
Occupation
Planter

Associated Estates (10)

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
26/07/1772 [SD] - 1786 [EY] → Owner
26/07/1772 [SD] - 1789 [EY] → Owner
1777 [EA] - → Owner
1775 [EA] - → Owner
26/07/1772 [SD] - 18/10/1788 [ED] → Owner
17/10/1788 [SD] - 1793 [EY] → Previous owner

Owned by the estate of Charles Price and leased out before being bought by his cousin John Price of Penzance in 1793.

1775 [EA] - 1778 [LA] → Owner
26/07/1772 [SD] - 1779 [LA] → Owner
1775 [EA] - 1786 [LA] → Owner

From 1782 the estate was in the hands of the mortgagees, Hankey & Co. of London.

1772 [SY] - 1789 [EY] → Joint owner

Relationships (2)

Son → Father
Second Husband → Wife