Jonathan Haughton

1694 - 1767


Resident slave-owner in Jamaica whose property passed to his surviving daughters Rebecca Waller and Elizabeth, later Patterson, and their husbands after his death in 1767.

Jonathan Haughton was listed in the Jamaican Quit Rent books for 1754 as the owner of 1036 acres of land in Hanover.

Jonathan Haughton of Hanover, Esquire. Estate probated in Jamaica in 1767. Slave-ownership at probate: 185 of whom 101 were listed as male and 84 as female. 0 were listed as boys, girls or children. Total value of estate at probate: £14690.44 Jamaican currency of which £11498.13 currency was the value of enslaved people. Estate valuation included £0 currency cash, £0 currency debts and £0 currency plate.


'A List of landholders in the Island of Jamaica together with the number of acres each person possessed taken from the quit rent books in the year 1754', TNA CO 142/31 transcribed at

Trevor Burnard, Database of Jamaican inventories, 1674-1784.

Further Information

(1) Johanna Violet (2) Lydia Bowen

Associated Estates (2)

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
1771 [EA] - 1772 [LA] → Previous owner
1760 [EA] - 1762 [LA] → Owner

Relationships (1)

Father → Daughter

Inventories (1)