John Edward Payne

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Claimant or beneficiary


Resident slave-owner on Jamaica. 'Lt-Col. John Edward Payne' as a Magistrate led a search of the house of the Baptist missionary Mr Abbott in the aftermath of the Baptist War of 1831.

John Edward Payne, bachelor, and Charlotte Howorth, spinster of Hyde Hall estate, were married in St James, Jamaica, 05/01/1809. Anne Payne, daughter to Mr John Payne and Charlotte late Howarth his wife, born 16/05/1810, baptised in Trelawny 06/05/1811. Eliza (born 18/07/1812) and David Richards (born 07/12/1814), children of J. E. Payne and Charlotte his wife, baptised in Trelawny 01/01/1816 and 07/01/1816 respectively. David Richard Payne, only son of John Edward Payne of Jamaica, matriculated Trinity College, Oxford in 1835 aged 20. He was buried in St Mellon, Cardiff, in 1838 aged 23 years (presumably at the home of his mother's sister Ann Rollings (q.v.)).

John Edward Payne remarried, to Frances Mary [surname unknown] between 1826 and 1820, presumably following the death of Charlotte.


William Knibb et al., Facts and Documents Connected with the Late Insurrection in Jamaica, and the violations of religious and civil liberty arising out of it [1832]., Jamaica Church of England Parish Register Transcripts, 1664-1880 [database online];, Oxford University Alumni, 1500-1886 [database online];, Glamorgan Monumental Inscription index [database online].

We are grateful to Richard Clements for his assistance with compiling this entry.

Further Information

[1] Charlotte Howarth [2] Frances Mary
With [1] Anne (1810-), Eliza (1812-), David Richards (1814-1838)

Associated Claims (1)

£2,255 4s 1d
Beneficiary deceased

Associated Estates (8)

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
1826 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Trustee and Executor
1826 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Attorney
1823 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Owner
1834 [EA] - → Previous owner
1826 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Receiver
1826 [EA] - → Attorney
1829 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Joint owner
1815 [EA] - 1825 [LA] → Owner

Relationships (2)

Husband → Wife
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