Charles James

???? - 1774


  1. Son of William James and his wife Frances nee Haughton. Died in 1774, buried in Hanover.

  2. The will of Charles James of Hanover, Esq. was proved in Jamaica 16/04/1774. His residuary legatees were his wife and their children but he also manumitted his "negro" enslaved person named Pamela and her "mulatto" daughter Elizabeth and bequeathed them each £20 Jamaican currency per year for life.

  3. Charles James of Hanover, Esquire. Estate probated in Jamaica in 1774. Slave-ownership at probate: 172 of whom 100 were listed as male and 72 as female. 64 were listed as boys, girls or children. Total value of estate at probate: £15064.64 Jamaican currency of which £11975 currency was the value of enslaved people. Estate valuation included £0 currency cash, £437.25 currency debts and £0 currency plate.


  1. Descendants of Richard James,

  2. LOS 42 f. 351.

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

We are grateful to Daniel Livesay for his assistance with this entry.

Relationships (3)

Son → Mother

Inventories (1)