Profile & Legacies Summary
???? - 1807
Resident slave-owner in Jamaica, with roots in Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire.
- Will of Joseph Peart of St Elizabeth Jamaica proved 20/02/1806. In the will he left £300 to his nephew John Peart of St Elizabeth, £300 to each of his six other nephew and nieces all of the town of Newark, and £300 each to his three nieces the daughters of his late brother William Peart of Butterwick Lincolnshire. He also gave £100 each to the five children of his half-sister Ann Ross of Hull in Yorkshire. He gave £500 to his late brother Robert's 'natural mulatto son John Peart', £500 each to Joseph and William Peart [not further identified] and £750 to 'my brother's natural children Robert, Mary and Edward'; and £500 to my brother Robert's 'natural quadroon slave John.' His residuary heir was John Peart [of St Elizabeth], the eldest son of his late brother John Peart of Newark upon Trent.