James Jordan

???? - 1812


  1. Will of James Jordan planter of Dominica [made and attested in Dominica in 1812] proved in London 22/01/1813. Under the will he left £2000 to his niece Sarah Mary Jordan of Dominica (with provision for her to return to Britain), an annuity of £40 p.a. to his sister Mrs Jones now in London, and several legacies of £50 each to family members. He left his unnamed coffee estate to his nephew John Jordan, a Captain in HM's 27th Regiment of Foot now or lately in Sicily. His London consignee - and one of his executors - was John Blackburn (q.v.).

  2. The return by Alex Robinson, attorney of the heirs of James Jordon, owners for 1820 for Cinnamon Hill shows 54 enslaved people were sold to J H Allbouy Esq. of Demerara by Col. Jordan and exported to that colony.


  1. PROB 11/1540/330

  2. T71/350 155 - 157

Associated Estates (1)

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] - 1820 [LA] → Previous owner

Relationships (2)

Testator → Executor
Uncle → Nephew