Edward Bullock of Kingston Jamaica

???? - 1771


  1. Administration of the will of Edward Bullock of Kingston Jamaica [made in 1770 and attested in Jamaica 1771] was granted in London 12/12/1781. He left his wife 'a negro woman named Peggy, a negro woman named Bella and a mulatto man named George carpenter...together with her riding horse called Bloody Nose who she usually rides.' He put his property in trust and ordered his house in Kingston to be sold, with the 'negro slaves' working in it, while his estate and enslaved people 'in Manchioneal' was to be retained to support an annuity of £300 p.a. currency to his wife, rising to £500 p.a when his debts were repaid, with the surplus to be remitted to his two brothers the Richard Bullock Rector of Dry Drayton near Cambridge and John Bullock Rector of Radwinter in Essex and invested until £5000 had been raised for each of his daughters, named as Patty Whaley and Ann, when the estate was to pass to his sons if any.

  2. Edward Bullock of Kingston, Esquire. Estate probated in Jamaica in 1772. Slave-ownership at probate: 192 of whom 96 were listed as male and 96 as female. 0 were listed as boys, girls or children. Total value of estate at probate: £18433.62 Jamaican currency of which £12994 currency was the value of enslaved people. Estate valuation included £0 currency cash, £2141.51 currency debts and £212.93 currency plate.


  1. PROB 11/1084/356.

  2. Trevor Burnard, Database of Jamaican inventories, 1674-1784.

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
1772 [EA] - 1782 [LA] → Previous owner

Relationships (2)

Father-in-law → Son-in-law

Inventories (1)