James Carson

No Dates

Claimant or beneficiary


  1. Merchant of Kingston Jamaica, partner in Porteous, Carson and previously in Chrystie, Taylor (a successor firm of Simpson, Taylor q.v.) with James Porteous and William Chrystie, and awarded the compensation for one award in Kingston Jamaica and one for Constitution Hill in St Elizabeth, the former of which was made in the name of Chrystie, Taylor.

  2. Marriage "By Special Licence, at the Parish Church, St Andrew, on the 10th inst. by the Rev. Alexander Campbell, James Carson, Esq. to Sarah Marriott, daughter of the late R. M. Perkins, Esq. of that parish."


  1. T71/862 Kingston no. 1799; 3T71/865 St Elizabeth no. 137; London Gazette 20395 18/10/1844 p. 3574.

  2. Royal Gazette of Jamaica 14/03/1840.

We are grateful to Judith Witter and Peter Selley for their help with this entry.

Further Information

Name in compensation records
James Curzon
Sarah Marriot nee Perkins
West India merchant and plantation owner

Associated Claims (2)

£689 13s 0d
Awardee (Owner-in-fee)
£1,274 7s 5d
Awardee (Owner-in-fee)

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
1834 [EA] - → Owner
1839 [EA] - → Not known

Legacies Summary

Commercial (1)

Other partner
Simpson, Taylor & Co.
West India merchant  

Relationships (1)

Business partners