Sampson Delaroche

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Slave-owner in Jamaica, owner of Carisbrooke or Carrisbrook in St Elizabeth, dead by 1780.

  1. Collecting Constable in St Elizabeth in 1766.

  2. Sampson Delaroch of St Elizabeth, Esquire. Estate probated in Jamaica in 1777. Slave-ownership at probate: 61 of whom 30 were listed as male and 31 as female. 13 were listed as boys, girls or children. Total value of estate at probate: £9116.14 Jamaican currency of which £3875 currency was the value of enslaved people. Estate valuation included £152.88 currency cash, £2216.1 currency debts and £20 currency plate.

  3. Sampson Delaroche's only daughter and heir married 28/12/1785 George Rolph the younger of Thornbury in Gloucestershire.


  1. W. A. Fuertado, Official and Other Personages of Jamaica from 1655 to 1790 Compiled from Various Sources (1896), transcribed at

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

  3. The marriage contract is reproduced at [accessed 08/02/2017].

Further Information

Married but no further details

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
1780 [EA] - 1789 [LA] → Previous owner

Relationships (6)

Uncle → Nephew
Uncle → Nephew
Father → Daughter
Father-in-law → Son-in-law

Inventories (1)