John Williams Byles

30th Nov 1805 - ????

Claimant or beneficiary


  1. Henry Williams Byles (born 17/06/1804) and John Williams Byles (born 30/11/1805), children of Catherine Powell Williams, "free mestee", were baptised in St Catherine, Jamaica, 06/07/1806. Likely the children of John Hodge Byles (q.v.) and half-brothers of Nathaniel Byles (q.v.).

  2. Married Wilhelmina Montgomery in St Catherine in 1833. There were at least nine children baptised to this couple: Catherine Williams (1834), John Williams (1835), Mary Powell (1840), Henry Hodge (1846), Charles Elrington (1849), Emily Ellen (1849), John Williams (1851), Nathaniel Jackson (1851), Ines Elizabeth (1857).


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

  2. Ibid.

We are grateful to David Barker for his assistance with compiling this entry.

Further Information

Name in compensation records
J.W. Byles
Wilelmina Montgomery

Associated Claims (1)

£138 18s 4d

Relationships (5)

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Inferred relationship...
Natural Son → Father
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Or possibly...
Brother-in-law → Sister-in-law
Natural Son → Mother