Planter overseer on Baulk estate in Hanover.
The will of Edward Taylor of Hanover, was proved in Jamaica 12/04/1774. In it, he manumitted Molly, his "negro slave" and her "mulatto" son Dick and bequeathed one enslaved person to each of them.
Edward Taylor of Hanover, planter. Estate probated in Jamaica in 1774. Slave-ownership at probate: 19 of whom 10 were listed as male and 9 as female. 0 were listed as boys, girls or children. Total value of estate at probate: £2129.91 Jamaican currency of which £1400 currency was the value of enslaved people. Estate valuation included £0 currency cash, £688.3 currency debts and £0 currency plate.
LOS 42 f. 343.
Trevor Burnard, Database of Jamaican inventories, 1674-1784.
We are grateful to Daniel Livesay for his assistance with this entry.
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1770 [EA] - 1771 [LA] → Other