Richard Haughton James

1752 - 1780


Son of Richard James (d. 1755) and nephew of Montague James (1713-1781).

  1. His namesake Richard Haughton James (1906-1985), the great-grandson of his cousin John Haughton James (1763-1835, q.v.), has an entry in the Australian Dictionary of Biography as 'designer, advertising executive and painter'.

  2. Richard Ha. James of Hanover, planter. Estate probated in Jamaica in 1781. Slave-ownership at probate: 67 of whom 30 were listed as male and 37 as female. 0 were listed as boys, girls or children. Total value of estate at probate: £6306.72 Jamaican currency of which £4980 currency was the value of enslaved people. Estate valuation included £0 currency cash, £281.53 currency debts and £96.63 currency plate.


  1. [accessed 27/01/2016]; [accessed 28/12/2016].

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

Further Information

Mary Partridge Knowles

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
1782 [EA] - 1782 [LA] → Previous owner

The heirs of Richard Haughton James were shown as co-owners in 1782

Relationships (3)

First Cousins
Nephew → Uncle
Son → Father

Inventories (1)