Francis Acres

???? - 1736


Joint owner of Tryall estate in Hanover, Jamaica.

  1. Francis Acres was buried in Derby, 25/10/1736.

  2. Francis Acres of Hanover, planter. Estate probated in Jamaica in 1739. Slave-ownership at probate: 53 of whom 25 were listed as male and 28 as female. 18 were listed as boys, girls or children. Total value of estate at probate: £1598.75 Jamaican currency of which £1598.75 currency was the value of enslaved people. Estate valuation included £0 currency cash, £0 currency debts and £0 currency plate.


  1., Derbyshire Deaths And Burials [database online].

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

Further Information

Married but no further details
Katherine; Mary

PROB 11/680/357.

Will of Francis Acres [late of Hanover in Jamaica now] of the town of Derby in Derbyshire proved 16/12/1736. He left his house in Stoke Newington and his shares in the Ember Mills Brassware Co. to his wife Katherine: the rest of his estate he left between his two daughters Katherine and Mary.


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
1740 [EA] - 1740 [LA] → Previous owner

Relationships (7)

Grandfather → Grandson
Other relatives
Notes →
Francis Acres was great grandfather of Francis Acres Hyde....
Father-in-law → Son-in-law
Father → Daughter
Grandfather → Grandson
Father-in-law → Son-in-law
Trustee → Testator
Notes →
The two men also appear to have been co-owners of the Tryall estate in Hanover...

Addresses (1)

Derby, Derbyshire, East Midlands, England