Thomas Morris

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Previous owner of Scarlett Hall in St James. Dead by 1775.

Thomas Morris, senior of St James, planter. Estate probated in Jamaica in 1775. Slave-ownership at probate: 55 of whom 33 were listed as male and 22 as female. 0 were listed as boys, girls or children. Total value of estate at probate: £5841.45 Jamaican currency of which £4128 currency was the value of enslaved people. Estate valuation included £224 currency cash, £0 currency debts and £0 currency plate.

The will of Thomas Morris of St. James, Planter was proved in Jamaica 15/05/1775.


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

LOS 42.

We are grateful to Daniel Livesay for his assistance with this entry.

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
1794 [EA] - 1798 [LA] → Previous owner
1774 [EA] - → Owner

Inventories (1)