Aldworth Elbridge or Eldridge

???? - 1712


Planter of St Andrew. Major slave-owner. Died c. 1712.

Member of Assembly for Kingston in 1703.

Aldworth Elbridge of St Andrew, planter. Estate probated in Jamaica in 1712. Slave-ownership at probate: 74 of whom 33 were listed as male and 41 as female. 10 were listed as boys, girls or children. Total value of estate at probate: £2038.09 Jamaican currency of which £1568 currency was the value of enslaved people. Estate valuation included £0 currency cash, £0 currency debts and £105.21 currency plate.

Owner of Spring estate which he bequeathed to his daughters Mary and Rebecca. Mary sold her moity to her uncle Robert Eldridge and Rebecca hers to her uncle John Eldridge. Robert's widow Mary was managing the estate in the early 1740s.


W. A. Fuertado, Official and Other Personages of Jamaica from 1655 to 1790 Compiled from Various Sources (1896), transcribed at

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

'Eldridge Family' papers at Bristol Record Office, including correspondence on the management of Spring estate, see [accessed 19/02/2018].

Further Information


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
- 1712 [EY] → Owner

Relationships (7)

Father → Daughter
Grandfather → Grand-daughter
Brother-in-law → Sister-in-law
Father-in-law → Son-in-law
Father → Daughter

Inventories (1)