James Daniell

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Major slave-owner on Nevis, and President of the Council there until c. 1841, for three of whose estates the compensation was awarded to trustees of the bankrupt London merchants Plummer and Wilson, and for another two the compensation was awarded to administrators of the mortgagee William Mills (q.v.). James Daniell reportedly married [first?] Sarah daughter of William Archibald Maynard. She was baptised at the St. George Gingerland Parish Church on 24 April, 1787.

  1. At Mt Pleasant in the Island of Nevis, Martha Hamilton, lady of the Hon. James Daniell President Administering the govt. of that island, and eldest dau. of Edward Thomas Wolfe of that island.


Lena Boyd Brown, Vere Langford Oliver (1993) More Monumental Inscriptions: Tombstones of the British West Indies, The Borgo Press, pg. 85.

  1. Times 05/11/1838 p. 7.

Associated Claims (3)

£476 13s 7d
£280 8s 6d
Unsuccessful claimant (Owner-in-fee)
£1,761 2s 11d
Unsuccessful claimant (Owner-in-fee)

Associated Estates (5)

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
1831 [EA] - 1831 [LA] → Owner
1817 [EA] - 1831 [LA] → Owner
1817 [EA] - 1831 [LA] → Owner
1817 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Owner
1817 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Owner

Relationships (1)

Son-in-law → Father-in-law
Notes →
James Daniell's [second] wife Martha Hamilton was given as the daughter of Edward Thomas Wolfe in her death-notice of 1838....