Thomas Harding

???? - 1766


Thomas Harding was listed in the Jamaican Quit Rent books for 1754 as the owner of 349 acres of land in Hanover.

Thomas Harding of St James, planter. Estate probated in Jamaica in 1766. Slave-ownership at probate: 122 of whom 60 were listed as male and 62 as female. 0 were listed as boys, girls or children. Total value of estate at probate: £13894.04 Jamaican currency of which £7425 currency was the value of enslaved people. Estate valuation included £5 currency cash, £276.88 currency debts and £0 currency plate.

LBS has inferred that this was the same man as Thomas Harding the owner of Weston Favell, who first appears in the Accounts Produce in 1766.


"A List of landholders in the Island of Jamaica together with the number of acres each person possessed taken from the quit rent books in the year 1754", TNA CO 142/31 transcribed at

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

Further Information

Married but no further details

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
- 1766 [EY] → Previous owner

Relationships (2)

Deceased Husband → Widow
Notes →
Mrs Catherine Harding widow was the executrix of Thomas...

Inventories (1)