Alexander Chambers

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Possibly the Chambers of Chambers & Pinto, owner of Hog River in Hanover. The will of Alexander Chambers planter of Hanover [made in 1741] was proved 04/04/1746. Under the will he left two tracts of land carved out of his unnamed estate to his sons Jacob and Rhodes Chambers; he instructed his trustees to buy further land and 'negroes' for three other sons Richard, William and John; and he left his residual estate to two further sons Edward and Alexander. His will makes no mention of a co-owner named Pinto, however.

Alexander Chambers of Hanover, planter. Estate probated in Jamaica in 1742. Slave-ownership at probate: 24 of whom 12 were listed as male and 12 as female. 2 were listed as boys, girls or children. Total value of estate at probate: £1175.68 Jamaican currency of which £823.5 currency was the value of enslaved people. Estate valuation included £0 currency cash, £0 currency debts and £0 currency plate.


PROB 11/746/162.

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
1743 [EA] - 1745 [LA] → Joint owner

Tentative association only

Inventories (1)