William Henry Bernard

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Son and heir of Hon. Thomas Bernard (q.v.).

  1. Assumed to be the William Bernard who was listed in the Jamaican Quit Rent books for 1754 as the owner of 666 acres of land in Clarendon and 4178 acres of land in St Dorothy, total 4844 acres.

  2. Will of William Henry Bernard of [Argyle Street] St James Westminster proved 28/05/1781. In the will he instructed his trustees (his nephew John Campbell II [1750-1826, MP for Ayr Burghs 1794-1807] and Humphrey Morice) to sell his estate at Stonyland in Somerset to raise £3000 [raised in a codicil to £5000] for his daughter Jane commonly called Jane Maine or Mains, with the residue of his estate going to his nephews John Campbell and William Henry Campbell.


  1. '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.

  2. PROB 11/1077/421.

Further Information


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
- 1728 [LA] → Tenant-in-tail or Remainderman
1743 [EA] - 1743 [LA] → Owner

Relationships (2)

Son → Father