Thomas Cuming

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Slave-owner in Jamaica, apparently resident. To date no probate or death-date has been found for him, but he appears to have died c. 1816.

  1. Marriage of Thomas Cuming merchant to Miss Frances Jane Harris, daughter of William Harris [at Kingston Jamaica in 1793].

  2. Gloucester April 10th [1844] At the house of her son-in-law L. M'Bayne esq. Clifton Down [death of] Frances Jane, relict of Thomas Cuming formerly of Somerfield Co. Down and of Jamaica.


  1. Royal Gazette 13/04/1793.

  2. Gentleman's Magazine Vol XXI NS (June 1844) p. 665.

Further Information

Frances Jane Harris

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
1809 [EA] - 1811 [LA] → Owner
1817 [EA] - 1820 [LA] → Previous owner

Relationships (2)

Father-in-law → Son-in-law
Notes →
L. M'Bayne of Clifton Down was identified as the son-in-law of Frances Jane Cuming, the relict of Thomas Cuming, in the announcement of her death in...
Son-in-law → Father-in-law
Notes →
Probably father-in-law and son-in-law, but possibly brothers-in-law. Thomas Cuming married Frances Jane Harris, daughter of William Harris, in Kingston Jamaica in...

Addresses (1)

Somerfield, Co. Down, Ireland