Charles Fuhr

???? - 1794


Slave-owner and merchant in Jamaica, owner of Fairyhill in Portland. His will was made in London in 1793, but not proved in London until 1801.

  1. Will of Charles Fuhr of [Kingston Jamaica but at present residing at] Hewland [=Howland] Street Middlesex proved in London 28/02/1801. In the will he confirmed a settlement of 1789 [her will shows 1784] with his wife Catherine Trower Fuhr under which she was entitled to an annuity of £300 p.a., and added a further £200 p.a. to her. He left her 'all the house negro slaves that [sic] shall be in or about my house in Kingston.' He left his sister Sarah Jemmett, wife of Charles Jemmett Esq. an annuity of £300 p.a. He left his sugar works called Fairyhill, and his remainder or reversion expectant on the death of Mrs Catherine Betts in the penns called Orange Valley and Cow Park in Portland, in trust to secure the above annuities and to raise £5000 currency for Elizabeth Trower Parker, daughter of his wife Catherine Trower Fuhr, with the estates passing to his brother Edward Fuhr.

  2. In this town, [death of] Charles Fuhr, Esq. of the house of Hibbert and Fuhr.


  1. PROB 11/1353/358.

  2. Royal Gazette 29/11/1794.

Further Information

Catherine Trower

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
1791 [EA] - 1792 [LA] → Owner

Relationships (3)

Notes →
Edward was also the heir of his brother...
Deceased Husband → Widow
Step-father → Step-daughter

Addresses (1)

Howland Street, London, Middlesex, South-east England, England
Notes →

Residing at Howland Street when he made his will in 1793