Simeon Hardy senior

1776 - 1834

Claimant or beneficiary


See entry for Simeon Henry Hardy junior.

  1. Simeon Hardy (1776-1834), a merchant and shipowner of Cork, reportedly went to Martinique in 1796, and then to Dominica (where he married Mary O'Brien, the niece of his partner James Boland), before returning to Cork in 1810: Simeon's younger brother John Peter then went out to Barbados in 1812 and in partnership with Simeon Hardy (1776-1834) set up as a merchant trading sugar for Irish goods.

  2. Simeon Hardy appeared as a partner in two vessels in the intra-American slave-trade, the Perseverance (Barbados to Martinique and St Croix, 1799) and the John Bull (Barbados to Demerara, 1800) both in partnership with Richard Wells and Thomas Bagaley.


  1. Drawn from Caribbean Surname index, 'Hardy family of Barbados and Cork Ireland', which cites no sources [accessed 20/12/2010]. The elder Simeon Hardy's life-dates are drawn from Rootweb's WorldConnect Project: Samuel Reid.

  2. 'Intra-American' section of the Transatlantic Slave Trade Data Base Voyage IDs 101708, 10710 and 101730, [accessed 04/05/2020].

Further Information

Mary O'Brien
Simeon Hnery (1806-1873), Thomas (1810-), John Peter (1812-1868)
Merchant and shipowner

Associated Claims (1)

£269 18s 7d
Beneficiary deceased (Judgement creditor)

Relationships (2)

Father → Son
Other relatives
Notes →
Almost certainly...

Addresses (3)

Cork, Co. Cork, Ireland
George's Street, Cork, Co. Cork, Ireland
King Street, Cork, Co. Cork, Ireland