Harman, Samuel, 1788-1841

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Harman, Samuel, 1788-1841

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HARMAN, SAMUEL, only son of Samuel Harman, Antigua, Chief Commissioner of Army Accounts, West Indies, and Mary Anne, dau. of James Athill, London; b. Antigua 5 Aug 1788; at school under Vincent; at Winchester Coll. 1804-8; Deputy Comptroller of Customs, Martinique; Master in Chancery and Chief Baron of the Exchequer [there ?]; m. St. Michael, Barbados, 28 Nov 1816 Dorothy Bruce, dau. of William Murray, HM Customs, Barbados; d. at Philadelphia, USA 8 Mar 1841. [But see Harman, Samuel, 1787-?: was this Samuel Harman really a OW ?]


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Claimed unsuccessfully for compensation for an estate in Antigua (146 enslaved people, £2038 2s 0d)

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GB 2014

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International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons and Families - ISAAR(CPF) 2nd edition



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Prepared for import into AtoM by Westminster School Archive staff, 2019-2020
Revised by Bethany Duck, Archive Assistant, September 2020




Supplementary information drawn from UCL's Legacies of British Slave-ownership database. Entry URL: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/lbs/person/view/2146630374

Users should note that the information recorded here that is not to be found in the first two volumes of the Record of Old Westminsters and its first Supplement has been assembled from various published and manuscript sources by Hugh Edmund Pagan MA FSA, and all new resulting text is his copyright, © 2014.

The Record of Old Westminsters: A biographical list of all those who are known to have been educated at Westminster School from the earliest times to 1927, Volumes 1 & 2, compiled by G. F. Russell Barker and Alan H. Stenning, London, 1928.

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