Daniel Monro junior

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Son of Daniel Monro senior of Crescent estate in St Mary, Jamaica. Respondent in the Chancery case Knight vs. Monro.

Daniel Monroe was listed in the Jamaican Quit Rent books for 1754 as the owner of 2513 acres of land in St Mary and 1500 acres of land in St James, total 4013 acres.

Daniel Monro of St Mary, Esquire. Estate probated in Jamaica in 1766. Slave-ownership at probate: 317 of whom 159 were listed as male and 158 as female. 96 were listed as boys, girls or children. Total value of estate at probate: £27,819.78 Jamaican currency of which £14,589.71 currency was the value of enslaved people. Estate valuation included £0 currency cash, £9,716.72 currency debts and £50 currency plate.


Vere Langford Oliver, Caribbeana being miscellaneous papers relating to the history, genealogy, topography, and antiquities of the British West Indies (6 vols., London, Mitchell, Hughes and Clarke, 1910-1919) vol. 6 p. 71.

'A List of landholders in the Island of Jamaica together with the number of acres each person possessed taken from the quit rent books in the year 1754', TNA CO 142/31 transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Samples2/1754lead.htm.

Trevor Burnard, Database of Jamaican inventories, 1674-1784.

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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
1766 [EA] - 1768 [LA] → Previous owner
1733 [SY] - 1766 [EY] → Owner

Relationships (3)

Son → Father
Uncle → Niece
Business associates
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