Andrew Pringle Bromfield

4 February 1799–
Saint Elizabeth, Jamaica

The Life of Andrew Pringle

When Andrew Pringle Bromfield was born on 4 February 1799, in Saint Elizabeth, Jamaica, his father, Captain Andrew Bromfield, was 55 and his mother, Mary Parchment, was 35.

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Family Time Line

Captain Andrew Bromfield
1744–1807
Mary Parchment
1764–1830
Margaret Elizabeth Bromfield
1786–
Ruth Caroline Bromfield
1790–
Jane Millington Bromfield
1792–
Amelia Bromfield
1794–
Elizabeth Bromfield
1796–
Andrew Pringle Bromfield
1799–
Mary Pringle Bromfield
1801–
Jane Catherine Pringle Bromfield
1803–

Parents and Siblings

    Captain Andrew Bromfield

    Male1744–1807Male

    Mary Parchment

    Female1764–1830Female

siblings

(8)

    Margaret Elizabeth Bromfield

    Female1786–Female

    Ruth Caroline Bromfield

    Female1790–Female

    Jane Millington Bromfield

    Female1792–Female

    Amelia Bromfield

    Female1794–Female

    Elizabeth Bromfield

    Female1796–Female

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World Events (6)

1808

Age 9

"The Abolition Bill was passed. This meant the trading in African slaves was declared to be ""utterly abolished, prohibited and declared to be unlawful""."
1831

Age 32

The Christmas Rebellion (also known as the Baptist War) of 1831 which began on the Kensington Estate in St. James, was led by Samuel Sharpe, a Baptist Deacon. Sam Sharpe is now a National Hero. This was the last great slave rebellion (involving as many as 60,000 of the island's 300,000 slave population). It lasted for four months until the rebellion was crushed. The rebel leaders were hanged in Charles Square, Montego Bay, now known as Sam Sharpe Square.
1842

Age 43

Calabar College in Kingston was opened.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Broomfield .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Andrew Pringle, "Jamaica, Church of England Parish Register Transcripts, 1664-1880"
  • Andrew Bromfield in entry for Andrew Pringle, "Jamaica Church of England Parish Register Transcripts, 1664-1880"

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