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Aikenhead, John Lawrence, d. 1780

  • GB-2014-WSA-01992
  • Person
  • d. 1780

AIKENHEAD, JOHN LAWRENCE, only son of William Aikenhead, St. Thomas in the Vale, Jamaica; b.; adm. (aged 10) Jun 1745; left 1752; Trinity Coll. Oxford, matr. 14 May 1752, aged 17; BCL 1759; DCL 8 Jul 1773; adm. Middle Temple 8 May 1752, called to bar 24 Nov 1758; d. 1780 (will proved PCC 30 Mar 1780, as of Grosvenor Place]

Barnett, William, fl. 1782

  • GB-2014-WSA-02739
  • Person
  • fl. 1782

BARNETT, WILLIAM, son of William Barnett, Arcadia Plantation, Trelawny, Jamaica, member of Council for Jamaica, by ---, dau. of --- Wooling, Jamaica; b.; adm. 16 Jun 1777; left 1782; a West Indies planter; later resident at Missenden Abbey, Bucks.; m. 1st, ---; m. 2nd, 13 Apr 1796 Elizabeth Katherine, second dau. of William Markham (adm. 1733, qv).

Beckford, Ballard, 1709-1760

  • GB-2014-WSA-02937
  • Person
  • 1709-1760

BECKFORD, BALLARD, son of Thomas Beckford, Spanish Town, Jamaica, and his first wife Mary Tolderby; bapt. 28 Jul 1709; adm. (aged 11) Jan 1720/1; in under school list 1723; St. John’s Coll. Oxford, matr. 27 Oct 1726; m. Ann, dau. of John Clark, Governor of New York; d. in Jamaica 23 May 1760.

Beckford, Julines, ca. 1711-1764

  • GB-2014-WSA-02939
  • Person
  • ca. 1711-1764

BECKFORD, JULINES, brother of William Beckford (adm. Jan. 1718/9, qv); b.; adm. (aged 7) Jun 1725; in school list 1731; landowner in Jamaica; purchased Iwerne Stepleton estate, Dorset, 1745; High Sheriff, Dorset 1749; MP Salisbury from 1754; m. 17 Jan 1739 Elizabeth, dau. of Solomon Ashley MP, merchant, London and Ashby St. Ledgers, Northants.; d. 27 Nov 1764.

Beckford, William, 1744-1799

  • GB-2014-WSA-02944
  • Person
  • 1744-1799

BECKFORD, WILLIAM, illegitimate son of Richard Beckford (qv), and Elizabeth, dau. of Thomas Hay, Secretary for Jamaica; b. Jamaica 24 Sep 1744; at school under Markham (The Monthly Mirror, vii, 259); Balliol Coll. Oxford, matr. 17 Mar 1762; MA 6 Apr 1765; Grand Tour (Italy) 1770-1; of Somerley Hall, Suffolk; settled on his estates in Jamaica 1774; returned to England 1787; in Fleet Prison as a debtor 1790-2; author, A Descriptive Account of the Island of Jamaica, 1790, and other works; a contributor to literary magazines; a man of varied attainments; characterised as “Benevolus” in A Short Journey to the West Indies, 1790; m. 13 Apr 1773 his mother’s niece, Charlotte, dau. of Thomas Hay; d. 5 Feb 1799. DNB.

Campbell, Alexander, 1771-1858

  • GB-2014-WSA-04380
  • Person
  • 1771-1858

CAMPBELL, ALEXANDER, only son of Colin Campbell, The Copse Estate, Hanover, Jamaica; b. c. 1771; adm. 16 Feb 1784; in school list 1786; adm. Lincoln’s Inn 30 Dec 1788, called to bar 14 May 1794; in Paris at outbreak of French Revolution, and assisted refugees to escape to England; resident in Jamaica 1795-1832; proprietor of Copse estate; assistant judge, Hanover, Jamaica, 1804-32; returned to England and settled at Tunbridge Wells; m.; d. 11 Feb 1858.

Clarke, Maynard, ca. 1717-1759

  • GB-2014-WSA-04916
  • Person
  • ca. 1717-1759

CLARKE, MAYNARD; b.; adm. (aged 12) Jan 1729/30; apprenticed to Joseph Norton, attorney, St. Ann’s, Westminster, 22 Sep 1735; reapprenticed to James Francis, Castle Yard, London, 31 May 1744; adm. Lincoln’s Inn 22 Oct 1735, called to bar 31 May 1756, having waived his first admission and taking his “standing as from five years last past” (Black Book, xiii, 266). [presumably Maynard Clarke who m. 9 Mar 1757 Elizabeth Thompson (IGI)][will of Maynard Clarke, St. Andrew, Surrey county, Jamaica, proved PCC 8 Dec 1759]

Cussans, Thomas, ca. 1739-1796

  • GB-2014-WSA-05696
  • Person
  • ca. 1739-1796

CUSSANS, THOMAS, son of Thomas Cussans, Amity Hall, Jamaica, and Mary ---; b.; adm. (aged 13) Apr 1752; in school list 1754; Trinity Coll. Oxford, matr. 29 May 1755; adm. Middle Temple 20 May 1755; m. 21 Mar 1775 Catherine, dau. of Adm. Francis Holburne, Ditton, Surrey; d. 3 Jul 1796, aged 58.

Dehany, Philip, ca. 1734-1809

  • GB-2014-WSA-06029
  • Person
  • ca. 1734-1809

DEHANY, PHILIP, son of David Dehany, Bristol, and of Hanover parish, Jamaica, merchant, and Mary, dau. of Matthew Gregory; b.; adm. (aged 9) Jun 1743; left 1752; Trinity Coll. Cambridge, adm. pens. 3 Jul 1752, matr. 1753; one of the committee which revised the laws of cricket at the Star and Garter Hotel, Pall Mall 25 Feb 1774; MP St. Ives 26 Dec 1778-80; purchased Hayes Place estate, Kent 1797; buried Hayes, Kent 6 Nov 1809.

Fuller, Peeke, ca. 1732-1798

  • GB-2014-WSA-07547
  • Person
  • ca. 1732-1798

FULLER, PEEKE, brother of Henry Fuller (qv); b.; adm. (aged 14) Nov 1746; left 1747; member of Assembly, Jamaica (representing St. John’s), 1790; m. Caroline, dau. of Hon. Felton Hervey MP; d. in Jamaica 20 Jan 1798.

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