Colonel Richard Swarton

???? - 30th Jun 1762


Colonel Richard Swarton was the father of Ann Swarton who married Nathaniel Phillips in 1761. He owned a half share in Pleasant Hill plantation with Nathaniel Phillips. On his death the estate passed to his daughter.

Richard Swarten and Philip Pinnock was listed in the Jamaican Quit Rent books for 1754 as the owner of 985 acres of land in St Thomas-in-the-East.


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

Further Information

Ann Swarton b.1741/2 d.1766

Pleasant Hill was bequeathed to his daughter Ann and her heirs.

Associated Estates (1)

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
1761 [EA] - 1762 [LA] → Joint owner

Relationships (1)

Son-in-law → Father-in-law