David Duncomb I

???? - 1796


Bristol slave-captain and then slave-trader, with 8 voyages as captain from Bristol 1749-1765 (mostly for James LaRoche) with one possible further voyage from London in 1747 as captain, and five as owner from Bristol (one with James LaRoche) 1767-1775.

  1. Will of David Duncomb late mariner of Bristol Gloucestershire [but now and for some time past residing at home] proved 08/02/1796. He left £500 to his daughter Mary Seward, £400 to his daughter Elizabeth Tinker, and £800 to his son Benjamin. He had he said advanced £1000 to his son David on the latter's entering into partnership with Bright, Millward.


Trans-Atlantic Slave-Trade Database

  1. PROB 11/1271/94.

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Relationships (2)

Father → Son
Father → Son
Notes →
This is tentative. David Duncomb I certainly had a son named David, who was almost certainly the man dying in London in 1818: whether this man was the owner of The Villa is less certain. ...

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Bristol, Gloucestershire, South-west England, England