Rev. James King Went

1803 - 1886

Claimant or beneficiary


Clergyman resident in Barbados in the 1830s when he was awarded compensation for the enslaved people on Thorpe Cottage as owner and on Thurban, Chimbarago [?] and one other estate in Barbados as executor of Geo. Thorpe, assignee of judgement creditor. George Thorpe was his grandfather. By 1861, Rev. James King Went was in England, living first at Paddington and then at West Teignmouth Devon in 1871 and 1881. Messrs Samuel and James King Went had been slave factors in Barbados in the 1770s.

  1. Adm. pens. at CORPUS CHRISTI, Dec. 3, 1825. Of Barbados. Matric. Lent, 1826; B.A. 1830. Of the Island of Barbados. In Holy Orders. Garrison Chaplain in Barbados in 1850; at St Luke's, Barbados, 1851-3. Disappears from Clergy List, 1858. Father of William P. (1859).


  1., Cambridge University Alumni 1261-1900 [database online].

Further Information

Elizabeth Ann
Cambridge (Corpus Christi) [1825 ]

Associated Claims (4)

£605 17s 8d
Awardee (Executor or executrix)
£1,790 9s 4d
£1,033 13s 7d
Awardee (Executor or executrix)
£473 16s 8d
Awardee (Executor or executrix)

Associated Estates (2)

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
1832 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Owner
1832 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Executor

Relationships (2)

Grandson → Grandfather
Son → Mother

Addresses (1)

Teignmouth, Devon, Devon & Cornwall, England