Amelia Chisholm (née Bromfield)

16th Mar 1794 - ????

Claimant or beneficiary


Likely the Amelia Bromfield, born 16/03/1794 and baptised in St Elizabeth 22/02/1798, daughter of Andrew Bromfield and his wife Mary nee Parchment. Mr Donald Chisholm and Amelia Bromfield, spinster, both of St Elizabeth, were married at Southfield, by licence, 25/11/1811.

Amelia Chisholm received enslaved people in St Elizabeth by gift from Mary Bromfield.

Margaret and Hugh Chisholm, children of Donald Chisholm and his wife Amelia, were baptised in St Elizabeth, 31/12/1818 on the same day as the children of Amelia nee Bromfield's sister Ruth Caroline (who had married John Gautier).

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

We are grateful to Paul Hitchings for his assistance with compiling this entry.

Further Information

Maiden Name
Donald Chisholm
Margaret, Hugh

Associated Claims (3)

£616 17s 10d
Awardee (Owner-in-fee)
£87 1s 3d
£57 11s 1d

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
1827 [EA] - 1839 [LA] → Owner
1832 [EA] - → Other

Enslaved people on this estate were gifted to Amelia Chisholm and registered by her on Southfield [1].

Relationships (8)

Daughter → Mother
Daughter → Father
Half-sister → Half-brother
Aunt → Nephew
Aunt → Nephew
Sister-in-law → Brother-in-law