George Brown

???? - 1844


Slave-owner of Jamaica, resident in the 1820s, but apparently selling out his enslaved people before the time of compensation and dying in Wales in 1844.

  1. Nov. 29 [1844] At Temby [sic] Pembrokeshire [death of] George Brown esq. of Crygyborion and formerly of Windsor Castle Jamaica.

  2. Will of George Brown [formerly of Windsor Castle in Jamaica but now of Great Crygyborion] Amroth Pembrokeshire proved 14/12/1844. After leaving personal effects among a local network, he left his residual estate to his housekeeper Mary Walker in recognition of her care of him: it is implied that she was in Wales, although whether she had arrived with him from Jamaica is not clear.


  1. Gentleman's Magazine, Vol. 177 (Jan 1845) p. 111.

  2. PROB 11/2008/196.

Further Information


Associated Estates (4)

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] - 1828 [LA] → Owner
1817 [EA] - → Executor
1817 [EA] - → Trustee and Executor
1823 [EA] - 1826 [LA] → Joint owner

Addresses (1)

Great Crygyborion, Amroth, Pembrokehsire, South Wales, Wales