Edward Halsted

1718 - 25th Dec 1744


  1. Edward Halsted, eldest son of Lawrence Halsted of Jamaica. Recorded as "now in England" in the will of his father's first cousin Mathew Halsted, written in 1726. Died 25/12/1744 aged 26.

  2. Edward Halsted of St Catherine, Esquire. Estate probated in Jamaica in 1746. Slave-ownership at probate: 220 of whom 120 were listed as male and 100 as female. 76 were listed as boys, girls or children. Total value of estate at probate: £8761.88 Jamaican currency of which £6700 currency was the value of enslaved people. Estate valuation included £0 currency cash, £0 currency debts and £0 currency plate.


  1. Vere Langford Oliver, Caribbeana being miscellaneous papers relating to the history, genealogy, topography, and antiquities of the British West Indies (6 vols., London, Mitchell, Hughes and Clarke, 1910-1919) vol. V pp. 232-234, 'Halsted of Jamaica'.

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

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