Col. John Jordan

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Heir of his uncle James Jordan (q.v.) from whom he inherited the Cinnamon Hill coffee estate and enslaved people attached to it on Dominica. He sold the people between 1817 and 1820 to J.H. Albouy, who moved them to Demerara. In the will of his uncle made in 1812 he appears as 'Captain in HM's 27th Regiment of Foot now or lately in Sicily.'

  1. Probably the John Jordan Lt-Colonel in HM's Army of Liverpool, administration of whose will [made in 1833] was granted to his widow, then Anne Elizabeth Burt, 15/01/1845. The will was simple and left everything to his wife.


  1. PROB 11/2010/372.

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
1820 [EA] - 1820 [LA] → Previous owner

Col. Jordan between 1817 and 1820 sold 54 enslaved people on the Cinnamon Hill coffee estate to J.H. Albouy, who moved them to Demerara.

Relationships (1)

Nephew → Uncle