Edward Byam of Cedar Hill

???? - 1795


Will of Edward Byam of [Cedar Hill] St Peter Antigua [but now in Liverpool] [made in 1792] proved 13/12/1799. He left an annuity of £400 p.a. to his mother Martha Byam then of Camberwell secured on his property [i.e. including enslaved people] in Antigua. He left £1000 to his brother Samuel Byam of University College Oxford to be paid 5 years after his death, and an annuity of £600 p.a. to his wife Christian Matilda. He left his estate at Cedar Hill with the Lower and Upper Works to his son William. According to Vere Langford Oliver, in a codicil of 1795 not included in the PCC wills online, Edward Byam of Cedar Hill left £3000 at 21 and maintenance until then to his infant son Edward.


PROB 11/1333/223; Vere Langford Oliver History of Antigua Vol. I pp. 98 and 105.

Further Information

Christina Matilda

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
- 1795 [EY] → Owner

Relationships (5)

Father → Son
Grandson → Grandfather
Son → Father
Father → Son