Edward James

???? - 1832


Slave-owner in Jamaica, returning to England after selling his interest in Cave Valley estate, and marrying Emily nee Richardson (q.v.), dying c. 1832.

  1. Edward James and Emily Richardson both 'of this parish' were married at St George Hanover Square by Banns 01/10/1829. Edward James was 'late of Trelawny' and Emily was the daughter of Mr T[homas] Richardson MD of Brentwood.

  2. Edward James was the Edward James of South Weald Essex (close to Brentwood) whose will was proved 29/02/1832.


  1. Ancestry.com, London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921 [database online]. Times 03/10/1829 p. 4.

  2. Wills online PROB 11/1795, Edward James now of Brentwood in the parish of South Weald Essex. The will makes his wife Emily, Charles Brooke Hunt of the Ordnance Office in the Tower of London and Richard Heatley of Mincing Lane executors and executrix and refers to the mortgage over Isaac Higgins' property. He left £1400 to be invested in an annuity for his sister Mary Partridge James, and refers to his natural son Richard Knowles and his nephew Edward Knowles James of Poughkeepsie New York.

Further Information

Emily Richardson

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
1817 [EA] - → Joint owner
1819 [SY] - → Mortgage Holder

Relationships (2)

Husband → Wife
Testator → Trustee

Addresses (1)

Brentwood, Essex, South-east England, England