John James Amory

1803 - ????

Claimant or beneficiary


  1. Amory was involved in a duel in January 1825 in which he killed G. Forbes Esq. Forbes had broken a promise that he had made to Amory in which he agreed not to pursue an unnamed women in Nevis whom they both liked. Amory was acquitted of murder by the jury in his trial.
  2. Amory married Frances nee Gore, second daughter of Arthur Gore Esq. on 8 June 1830 in Boxwell, Gloucestershire.


  1. The Morning Chronicle (London, England), Thursday, February 17, 1825; Issue 17422.
  2. Births, Deaths, Marriages and Obituaries, The Standard (London, England), Thursday, June 10, 1830; Issue 958. 19th Century British Library Newspapers: Part II.

Further Information

Frances Gore

Associated Claims (2)

£96 14s 9d
£2,216 12s 7d
Unsuccessful claimant (Owner-in-fee)

Associated Estates (3)

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
1825 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Owner

The 1825, 1828, 1831 and 1834 Slave Registers show Amory as owner.

1825 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Owner
1828 [SY] - 1834 [EY] → Owner
  1. West Farm acquired "by purchase from Charles Pinney Esquire in June 1828".
  2. The end year entered is the latest known date of ownership that has been verified so far.

Relationships (1)

Son → Father