Harriet Gibbons formerly Fearon (née Redwar)

No Dates

Claimant or beneficiary


With her husband (possibly common law husband) John M'Naught, awarded 1/8th of the compensation for the Dumbarton estate in St Ann, described together with other claimants as the representatives of the Wm Gale Redwar deceased.

  1. Almost certainly Harriet Gibbons née Redwar, the sister of Mary Gale Turner and of William Gale Redwar, and aunt of other claimants in the same award, including Sarah White Turner and Mary Ann[e] Turner. William Gale Redwar was at Eton 1805, died in Jamaica.

  2. Harriet Gibbons had previously been married to Joseph Peters Fearon. They had two daughters baptised in Clarendon, Jamaica: Eliza Jane (1811) and Mary Gale (1813). She was given as 'Mrs H.G. Fearon alias McNaught' in the 1826 Slave Register.    


T71/857 St Ann No. 565

  1. http://www.antonymaitland.com/wright01.htm [accessed 20/02/2012]; Eton Lists 45a, cited in 'Somersetshire parishes: a handbook of historical references to all place in the county', p. 72; Vere Langford Oliver, Caribbeana being miscellaneous papers relating to the history, genealogy, topography, and antiquities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. II p. 16. Memorial to William and Henry Redwar only sons and tenants in common of the late Henry Redwar, of Spanishtown. William died at Dumbarton Estate 08/11/1807 in his 24th year, Henry at Middlehill Box, co. Wiltshire. 27/12/1807 aged 19. The age of William at death is not consistent with the Eton date.

  2. Familysearch.org, Jamaica Church of England Parish Register Transcripts, 1664-1880 [database online].

We are grateful to Robert Lancashire for his assistance in compiling this entry.

Further Information

Maiden Name
Name in compensation records
(1) Joseph Peters Fearon (2) John McNaught
With (1) Eliza Jane

Associated Claims (1)

£2,956 15s 6d

Associated Estates (1)

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
1823 [EA] - → Owner

Relationships (12)

Wife → Husband
Aunt → Niece
Aunt → Niece
Aunt → Nephew
Aunt → Niece
Aunt → Nephew
Aunt → Nephew
Aunt → Niece
Aunt → Nephew
Wife → Husband
Sister-in-law → Brother-in-law