Allen Hilton senior

???? - 15th Jun 1818


Slave-owner in Jamaica, owner of Enfield Pen. The estate passed to Mrs Sarah Hilton, his widow, and then to Allen and John Preston Hilton, his sons.

  1. Allen, son of John Hilton and his wife Sarah, was born [blank] and baptised 02/01/1783 in St Ann. Younger brother of James Lawrence Hilton (q.v.).

  2. John Proctor (born 10/08/1805) and Allen (born 16/12/1806), sons of Allen and Sarah Hilton, baptised in St Ann, 28/10/1808.

  3. Allen Hilton and Diana, an enslaved person, intended to leave the island of Jamaica, 03/04/1815.

  4. Dr [sic] Allen Hilton died at Enfield Pen, St Ann, 15/06/1818.


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

  2. Ibid.

  3. Royal Gazette of Jamaica, 08/04/1815.

  4. Ibid., 20/06/1818.

We are grateful to Paul Hitchings for his assistance with compiling this entry.

Further Information

John Preston (1805-1838), Allen (1806-1838)

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
1811 [EA] - 1817 [LA] → Owner

Relationships (5)

Father → Son
Husband → Wife
Father → Son
Son → Father