Charles O'Connor

1772 - 1839

Claimant or beneficiary

Biography

Resident slave-owner in Jamaica. He was among the two dozen or so magistrates and officers of militia recorded as present at the destruction of the Baptist chapel at Montego Bay used by 'Mr Burchell', 'most of them very actively engaged in the demolition', on February 8th 1832.

  1. TO THE MEMORY OF CHARLES O'CONNOR, ESQ, OF CHARLEMOUNT IN THIS ISLAND, WHO DIED AT MONTEGO BAY ON 4th MARCH, 1839, IN THE 68th YEAR. OF HIS AGE. THIS TABLET WAS ERECTED BY HIS FRIENDS IN TESTIMONY OF HIS MANY VIRTUES AND OF THEIR SENSE OF HIS SERVICES IN THE MANAGEMENT OF THEIR ESTATES DURING A PERIOD OF UNPARALLELLED DIFFICULTY.

HE was the son of Philip O'Connor, Lieut. 89th Regt., by his wife, Susanna, daughter of James Lawrence, of Fairfield.


Sources

A narrative of recent events connected with the Baptist mission in this island (Jamaica, 1833), p. 116.

  1. Monumental Inscriptions Parish of St James, Montego Bay Churchyard.

Associated Claims (3)

£613 18s 1d
Awardee
£651 4s 0d
Awardee (Owner-in-fee)
£74 14s 0d
Awardee

Associated Estates (12)

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
1826 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Lessee (Enslaved)
1817 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Owner
1826 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Attorney
1810 [EA] - 1811 [LA] → Owner
1820 [EA] - → Attorney
1826 [EA] - 1829 [LA] → Attorney
1832 [EA] - → Attorney
1823 [EA] - → Attorney
1832 [EA] - → Attorney
1834 [EA] - → Guardian
1834 [EA] - → Administrator
1832 [EA] - → Attorney

Relationships (1)

Grandson → Grandfather