James Rowe of Redland

1769 - 1821


Owner of Bagdale estate and Fullerswood Pen in St Elizabeth, Jamaica. Son of William Rowe of Torrington, brother of Hon. William Rowe and father of James John Rowe (all of whom q.v.).

  1. Will of James Rowe of Redland Gloucestershire [made in 1810] was proved 29/11/1821. He left in trust (his trustees included his brother William Rowe of St Elizabeth, Francis George Smyth of Jamaica but then residing at Brighton and Joseph Jeans Durbin of Bath) his property in Jamaica, subject to the settlement of his debts and the payment of an annuity of £300 p.a. to his wife Louisa Philippa over and above the £500 p.a. due to her under their marriage settlement, for the benefit of his 'first son' James John Rowe.

  2. Probably the Hon. James Rowe, Custos of St Elizabeth, who was buried at Torrington Castle, 21/01/1821 aged 52. Augustus Durbin Rowe esquire aged 22 was buried there 25/01/1822 (perhaps James' son).


  1. PROB 11/1750/308.

  2. Familysearch.org, Jamaican parish registers, St Elizabeth, Births, Marriages and Deaths, 1820-1825 p. 361.

We are grateful to Paul Hitchings for his assistance with compiling this entry.

Further Information

Louisa Philippa
James John;

Associated Estates (6)

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
1792 [EA] - 1820 [LA] → Owner
1821 [EA] - 1839 [LA] → Previous owner
1791 [EA] - 1820 [LA] → Owner
1821 [EA] - 1839 [LA] → Previous owner
1820 [EA] - → Trustee
1817 [EA] - → Trustee

Relationships (4)

Father → Son
Notes →
Rev. James John Rowe was the eldest son and heir of James Rowe of...
Son → Father
Uncle → Nephew

Addresses (1)

Redland, Bristol, Gloucestershire, South-west England, England
Notes →

Of Redland when he made his will [proved 1821] in 1810.