Haughton James II

1738 - 1813


Son of Haughton James I (whose will was proved 1744). Dying in London 'of Piccadilly', and buried at St George Hanover Square in 1813.

  1. Haughton, son of Haughton James, was baptised in St Catherine, Jamaica, 05/03/1737/8.

  2. A transcription of the will of Haughton James [made in 1812 an proved in 1813] is carried on Jamaica Family Search. He left Haughton Tower to William Rhodes James (q.v, under William Rhodes James IV), the 'grandson of my late Attorney and cousin William Rhodes James', subject to an annuity of £250 p.a. to Mrs Sarah Read commonly called Mrs Kingston of New Norfolk Street. In a series of codicils he left amounts of £200- £300 to several aristocratic women including Lady Georgiana and Lady Emily Devlin (daughters of the Marquis of Salisbury) and the Countess of Essex, and books and his wines to the Rt Hon. Thomas Grenville and the Earl of Ossay respectively. It is not clear how real these connections were.

  3. Haughton James was listed in the Jamaican Quit Rent books for 1754 as the owner of 1826 acres of land in Westmoreland.


  1. Familysearch.org, Jamaica Church of England Parish Register Transcripts, 1664-1880 [database online].

  2. Liber old series 87 folio 188, RGD, http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/JamesWills&Inv.htm [accessed 24/11/2016].

  3. '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.

Further Information

Oxford (St Mary Hall) [1755 ]

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
1743 [SY] - 1812 [EY] → Owner

Relationships (2)

Testator → Legatee
Notes →
Haughton James II described William Rhodes James [IV] as 'the grandson of my late Attorney and cousin William Rhodes James [II]...
Son → Father

Addresses (1)

Piccadilly, London, Middlesex, London, England