Samuel Francis senior

???? - 1828


Owner of Newington (a coffee plantation) and Barracks (a pen) in St Thomas-in-the-East, Jamaica. Died c. 1827.

  1. Will of Samuel Francis of St Thomas-in-the-East Jamaica [attested in 1827] proved 07/07/1828. He left £300 each to his surviving brothers and sisters and £50 each to his nieces and nephews with an additional £200 to his nephew Samuel Forbar [?] of 'this island.' He left £100 currency to Eliza Francis, a free woman of colour, and her children; and £10 currency p.a. to Frederick Francis, an 'old negro man' on Newington. He left to Elizabeth Logan [Loyau] £1000 currency, as well as a negro woman Frankie and her children Lamont and Samuel and also a mulatto girl named Maria Moore and a boy named Robert, for her life and then to her children Samuel William Elizabeth and Sarah Ann Francis. He left his estates and enslaved people in trust for his four children in England for their education. The will specifies John Mackie and John Laing of Fenchurch Street London merchants among his executors, together with Samuel Francis jun. of Cottonwood [?] near Northampton.


PROB 11/1743. Cotton End is a suburb of Northampton.

Associated Estates (4)

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
1820 [EA] - 1827 [LA] → Owner
1817 [EA] - → Trustee and Executor

Assumed to be senior rather than junior

1810 [EA] - 1826 [LA] → Owner
1817 [EA] - → Trustee and Executor

Assumed to be senior rather than junior

Relationships (2)

Testator → Executor
Father → Natural Son