Peter Frederick Calame

???? - 1758


Variously given as merchant and wharfinger, of Westmoreland. Father-in-law of Andrew White senior and James White of Liverpool (both q.v.).

  1. An online website gives Peter Frederick Calame naturalised in Jamaica, 06/12/1744.

  2. Of Westmoreland, merchant, when he married Elizabeth Hopkins of the same parish, spinster, 07/0/1750. John Hopkins, son of Peter Frederick and Elizabeth Calame baptised in Westmoreland 18/03/1753. He died as an infant was was buried 06/08/1754. Susannah Elizabeth, same parents, baptised 23/03/1755. Mary, same parents, born Feburary and baptised 26/03/1758 in Westmoreland.

  3. Frederick Peter Calame was buried in Westmoreland, 06/02/1758.

  4. Peter Fred. Calame of Westmoreland, wharfinger. Estate probated in Jamaica in 1758. Slave-ownership at probate: 19 of whom 15 were listed as male and 4 as female. 0 were listed as boys, girls or children. Total value of estate at probate: £1357.75 Jamaican currency of which £945 currency was the value of enslaved people. Estate valuation included £60 currency cash, £0 currency debts and £4 currency plate.


  1. [accessed 10/082018].

  2., Jamaican Parish Registers, Westmoreland Baptisms, marriages, burials 1739-1825, Vol. 1 p. 17 et seq.

  3. Ibid.

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

We are grateful to Paul Hitchings for his assistance with compiling this entry.

Further Information

Elizabeth Hopkins
John Hopkins (1753-1754), Susannah Elizabeth (1755-), Mary (1758-)

Relationships (9)

Father-in-law → Son-in-law
Father-in-law → Son-in-law
Grandfather → Grandson
Grandfather → Grandson
Grandfather → Grandson
Grandmother → Grand-daughter
Grandfather → Grand-daughter
Grandfather → Grandson
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