Mrs Mary Carver

No Dates


Widow and executrix of John Carver of London, whose will was proved in 1724.

Mary and John Carver were listed in the Jamaican Quit Rent books for 1754 as the owners of 6862 acres of land in Clarendon and 925 acres of land in Vere, total 7787 acres.


'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

Further Information

John; Mary

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
1741 [EA] - 1753 [LA] → Not known

Mary Carver's husband left his Jamaica estates to his son John, for whom Mary Carver was guardian, as well as executrix to her husband. No trace of the younger John Carver has yet been found: the estate passed to Mary Carver's daughter, also Mary.

1741 [EA] - 1753 [LA] → Owner

Relationships (2)

Mother → Daughter
Grandfather → Grandson