Robert Forrester

9th May 1808 - ????


  1. Joseph Forrester senior, owner of Come See estate in St George which he bequeathed to his reputed children William, Joseph, Robert, George, Mary, Jean Moor, John Henry with "free mulatto" Jean Forrester (possibly nee Moor). His two eldest sons were also his executors.

  2. George (born 01/03/1805 at Pleasing Prospect), Robert (born 09/05/1808) and Mary (born 07/03/1809), "quadroon" children of Jane Forrester, "a free woman of colour", all baptised at St George, 04/02/1812. John Henry Forrister, "a free quadroon boy", baptised in St George, 22/03/1818.


  1. Will of Joseph Forrester, LBS Will Vol. 100, fol. 4.

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

We are grateful to Robert Naylor for his assistance with compiling this entry.

Associated Estates (2)

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
1821 [EA] - 1829 [EY] → Trust beneficiary
1829 [SY] - 1834 [LA] → Joint owner

Relationships (6)

Brother → Sister
Natural Son → Father