Captain in the King’s 15th Hussars.
This person is the subject of ongoing research. We have started by researching their relationship to the enslavement of people.
Married Maria Catherine Jarrett (1799–1867), whose father had inherited the Orange Valley estate in Jamaica from his father (entailed).
According to LBS, ‘From Herbert Newton Jarrett’s will proved in 1830, the couple appear to have sold back to Herbert Newton Jarrett III before his death the one-thirtieth interest in Orange Valley which he had settled on them in 1816’. (UCL Department of History, ‘Herbert Newton Jarrett III’, in UCL Department of History (ed.), Legacies of British Slave-ownership [online], London 2020, <https://www.ucl.ac.uk/lbs/person/view/2146644227> accessed 5 August 2021.)
No known connection with abolition.
National Gallery painting connections
Former owner: NG purchased at Penrice’s posthumous sale in 1844: NG193–194, NG196.
History of Parliament Trust (ed.), The History of Parliament: British Political, Social & Local History, London 1964-, https://www.historyofparliamentonline.org/
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