James Smellie

No Dates


One of the children of Frances Wilson (variously described as "a free mulatto woman" or "quadroon") and John Smellie. No baptism has been found for James but his siblings Jane, John and Philip were born in 1793, 1795 and 1803 respectively.


Familysearch.org, Jamaica Church of England Parish Register Transcripts, 1664-1880 [database online].

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
1817 [EA] - 1820 [LA] → Trust beneficiary

Acquired some of these enslaved people in his own right by 1823.

Relationships (4)

Ward → Guardian
Natural Son → Mother