C. Martyn

No Dates

Claimant or beneficiary


Of Galway, Ireland, correspondent of Commissioners about, and probably counterclaimant for, the compensation for the enslaved people on Rock River in St Mary Jamaica, which had belonged to J. Killikelly. Martyn was married to Catherine Molony, descendant of one of the claimants.


T71/856 St Mary no. 119. T71/1592 letter to C.Martyn, Galway on process re claim on Rock River St Mary and chancery. Letter T71/1606 18/6/1838 from Reid Irving: any payment on this estate and Knockpatrick, 'which belong to heirs of J.Kellikelly [sic].' T71/1606 indignant letter from C. Martyn Galway 26/6/1835. Petition from C.Martyn and 12 others 2/4/1834 children and grandchild of late Mrs Molony and Mrs Egan 'who died in Ireland possessed of land and slaves in Jamaica' advancing evidence of 'peculation and plunder'. 'Your Petitioners are all poor and unable to prosecute such enquiry'. 1833 JA Rock River heirs of J.Killikelly.

T71/1593 letter 23/1/1837 to C. Martyn, Galway. T71/1592 letter to Mrs Sarah Jessop, Graig Abbey, Athenry Galway re Rock River: where there is a chancery case, money will be paid into court.

Further Information

Catherine Molony

Associated Claims (1)

£1,673 10s 8d
Claimants in List E or Chancery cases

Addresses (1)

Galway, Co. Galway, Ireland