James Bicknell

1758 - 1836

Claimant or beneficiary


Resident slave-owner in Jamaica.

  1. William Henry, son of Sarah Twist by James Bicknall, born 13/04/1783 and baptised in Kingston, 26/06/1783.

  2. James Bicknell of Kingston, merchant, married Margaret Powell Brooks of St Catherine, widow, by licence in St Catherine, 26/01/1788. Their son James William was baptised in Kingston in 1788 and another son, Henry Powell, in Kingston in 1791.

  3. James Bicknell was buried at Harkers Hall, St Thomas-in-the-Vale, 21/04/1836 age 78.


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

  2. Ibid.

  3. Ibid.

We are grateful to Anthea Eccles for her assistance with compiling this entry.

Further Information

Margaret Powell Brooks
James William, Henry Powell

Associated Claims (1)

£1,349 11s 2d

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
1799 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Owner
1839 [EA] - → Previous owner

Relationships (2)

Father → Son
Father-in-law → Daughter-in-law