Byam Freeman

???? - 1771


Slave-owner in Antigua and early purchaser of land in Dominica. He left £1000 currency to Louisa Weatherill of Antigua, one of the daughters of Stephen Blizard, and £1000 to his niece Indiana Talbot. He left his unnamed estates to his daughter Harriet, who later married Thomas Oliver. In Dominica, Byam Freeman had been the original purchaser of St Joseph Lot no. 71 (235 acres).


Will of Byam Freeman of Antigua proved 21/06/1771 PROB 11/968/280. The will is indexed to 'Bryan Freeman'; Vere Langford Oliver History of Antigua Vol. III, pp. 346-347; John Byres, References to a plan of the island of Dominica as surveyed from the year 1765 and 1773 (London, 1777).

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Married but no further details

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Father-in-law → Son-in-law
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Arthur Freeman was the contingent heir and one of the trustees and executors of the will of his brother Byam Freeman....
Brother-in-law → Sister-in-law