Duncan Campbell of Knapdale

???? - 1795


Owner of 125 enslaved people in St Ann, Jamaica, in 1792, tentatively linked to Knapdale estate, which belonged to heirs of Duncan Campbell deceased in 1799-1803. Not otherwise identified beyond the death notice below.

  1. Lately, at Aux Cayes, St Domingo, on his return from America, [Death of] Duncan Campbell esq., of Knapdale in the Island of Jamaica.

  2. An engraved stone from Knapdale estate dated 01/04/1774 contains the Campbell coat of arms and the initials D.C.


'A list of slaves and stock in the parish of St Ann taken the 28th March 1792 pursuant to order of the Honourable House of Assembly', Edward Long Papers, Add. 12435, transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/m/mstann1792.htm [accessed 19/02/2015].

  1. Gentleman's Magazine Vol 78 (1795) p. 1057.

  2. http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/images2/photos81.htm.

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
1792 [EA] - → Owner
1799 [EA] - 1803 [LA] → Previous owner