Edward Jervis Jervis (ne Ricketts), 2nd Viscount St Vincent

1st Apr 1767 - 25th Sep 1859

Claimant or beneficiary


Edward Jervis Jervis, né Ricketts, 2nd Viscount St Vincent, younger son of William Henry Ricketts of Canaan and Mary Jervis, and nephew of John Jervis, 1st Viscount St Vincent (1735-1823), awarded compensation as 'tenant for life of one moiety and trustee of the other except as to four, of which he is owner-in-fee' on the Canaan estate in Westmoreland Jamaica. He was also awarded compensation as trustee with Vere Fane (q.v.) of Charles Blair and Charles W. Mitchell on the East and West Prospect estates in St Thomas-in-the-East and St Thomas-in-the-Vale in Jamaica.

  1. The Canaan estate was shown against E.J. Ricketts' name in 1811.


T71/871 Westmoreland claim no. 232A & B; ODNB online, P.K. Crimmin 'Jervis, John, earl of St Vincent (1735-1823), naval officer'. T71/867 St Thomas-in-the-East No. 291; T71/855 St Thomas-in-the-Vale No. 292.

  1. Jamaica Almanac (1811).

Further Information

Name in compensation records
Lord Viscount St Vincent
(1) Mary Cassandra Twistleton (2) Mary Anne Parker

Associated Claims (3)

£4,442 13s 1d
Awardee (Trustee)
£2,639 15s 6d
Awardee (Trustee)
£3,529 8s 10d
Awardee (Tenant-for-life)

Associated Estates (5)

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
1809 [SY] - 1837 [LA] → Tenant-for-life

Shown as owner in the Slave Registers but appearing as tenant-for-life, except for four people for whom he was owner-in-fee, in the compensation records.

1834 [EA] - → Trustee
1810 [EA] - 1810 [LA] → Other

Shown as registered to Edward Jervis Ricketts in 1810

1817 [EA] - 1837 [LA] → Owner
1829 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Trustee

Relationships (5)

Son → Father
Notes →
Edward Jervis Jervis was the younger son but succeeded after the death of his brother William Henry Jervis Ricketts in...
Grandson → Grandfather
First Cousins
First Cousins

Addresses (2)

Hinton Ampner House, Alresford, Hampshire, Wessex, England
Meaford Hall, Meaford, Staffordshire, West Midlands, England