William Hoyes Cumming

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Slave-owner in Port Royal, Jamaica, in 1817 when a minor. His "Father in Law" and natural guardian was Thomas Jackson.

  1. William Hoyes, son of William and Mary Renier Cuming [sic], born 14/04/1804 and baptised 20/05/1804 in St Catherine, Jamaica. His father was a carpenter and the parents married in St Catherine, 23/09/1802. William Cuming had died by 1804 when Mary Renier Cuming, widow, married John Hoyes. Mary was widowed again when she married Thomas Jackson, at some point before 1817.


See estate information.

  1. Familysearch.org, Jamaica Church of England Parish Register Transcripts, 1664-1880 [database online]. See also estate information for Prospect in St John.

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] - → Trust beneficiary

Relationships (2)

Son → Mother
Step-son → Step-father