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All the Judges of the Supreme Court, with:

Robert Brereton

James Robertson

Thomas S. Harris

Andrew Johnstone

Robert Donaldson

Hon. John Haques

David Duncomb, Esquires

Magistrates Etc. for Surry


Custos and Chief Judge, Honourable John Jaques, Esq.

E. Bowes

Robert Hibbert

David Duncomb

Robert Donaldson

Algernoon Warren

Andrew Cathcart

Thomas Stoakes Harris

Archibald Thomson

William Collard

James Sutherland

William Savage

William Dillworth

Andrew Johnstone, Esquires

are Assistant Judges, and of the Quorum


John McLean

Archibald Galbraith

John Hardwar

Peter Breton

George Kinghorn

Richard Shea

James Clark

Charles Fuhr

Richard Lake

Alexander Shawe, Esquires



Clerk of the Peace, B. B. Nembhard Esq.

Deputy, T. Denniss, Esq.

Clerk of the Court of Common Pleas, William Smith, Esq.

Deputy, Mr. James McLehose

Clerk of the Vestry, John Hardwar Esq.

Coroner, Dennis Kelly Esq.

Harbour Master, J. Rui__ Esq. [hole]

Water Bailiff, and Inspector and Collector of the Duties on Spirituous Liquors for Kingston, Port Royal and St. Andrew's, Capt. Robert Bartlet

Wolmer's Free School

established in Kingston the 21st May, 1729

Treasurer, Robert Donaldson Esq.

Teacher of the Greek and Latin languages, Rev. R. S. Woodham

Writing Master and Accountant, Mr. Thomas Downes

Teacher of French and Spanish, Mr. J. B. Grosicarde

Number of boys now under tuition 69

Girls instructed in Reading, Writing and Accounts 18

Workhouse and Hospital

President, David Duncomb Esq.

Physician, T. Langley, M.D.

Surgeons, Doctors McGlashan and McLarty

Assistant Surgeon and Supervisor, Dr. William Coakley

Overseer, Robert McLean

Church Wardens

Alexander Shawe

Charles Fuhr, Esqs.

Vestry Men

William Holgate

Stewart Bruce

W. D. Hall

James Amos

H. McLean

J. Allan

J. P. Hanbury

George Netherwood

Charles Oswin

Thomas Aspinal


President, Alexander Shawe

Vice President, George McCormack

Charles Oswin

James Amos

James Maxse

John Brancker

Benjamin Duncomb

T. H. Sheriff

Cornelius Murray

Robert Donaldson

There are 14 Fire Engines in complete order, with a Captain and certain number of Assistants to each, under the direction of the Fire-Wardens, and are stationed as follows, viz: One in the Church, one at the Free School, two at the Work House, one at Mr. Allwood's in Harbour Street, one at Mr. Richard Saunders's in King Street, and the rest at the Court House. Fire Wardens are to be appointed by the Vestry held after every 1st day of June.

Town Guard

Instituted July 28, 1783

Captain, Robert Bartlet Esq.

Lieutenants, John Miskelly and C. Stewart Dallas, Gents.

2 Sergeants, 2 Corporals, and 44 Privates


Custos and Chief Judge, Hon. William Jackson Esq.

Robert Wood

John Henderson

Hamilton Lychgow

Thomas Brooks

Joseph Woodhouse

Robert Wetherell

Thomas Denniss

William Smith

McMillan Jameson

The Reverend William Bell

are Assistant Judges, and of the Quorum


Charles Ramsay

Benjamin Allen

Jeremiah Barton

Robert Ogilvy

Thomas John Mytin

John Parker



Coroner, Thomas Dennis Esq.

Clerk of the Vestry, Mr. Charles Nicholson

Deputy Clerk of the Peace and Court, John Murray Esq.


Custos Rotulorum and Chief Judge of the Common Pleas, Hon. C. Hall Esq.

George Hobart

James Cockburn

Algernoon Warren

James Dickson

Hon. J. Wildman

Thomas Bond

Henry Brown

Zachary B. Edwards

John Macdonald

Samuel Gregory

William Shackerly

Hon. Simon Taylor

Archibald Galbraith

Archibald Thompson

Andrew Johnstone

John Hardwar, Esquires

Assistant Judges and of the Quorum


Fulton Blechenden

Harry Lumsden

James Rutherford

John Woolfrys

Thomas Berry, Esquires



Clerk of the Peace and Vestry, John Stephen Roberts Esq.

Coroner, Andrew Brown Esq.

Pound Keepers, Mr. J. J. Reeve


Custos and Chief Judge, Hon. William Wright Esq.

George Minot

John Harris

James Williams

Charles Bryan, junior

Hon. Charles Hall

John King, Esquires

are Assistant Judges, and of the Quorum


Henry Browne

Thomas Prince

T. T. Tyrell, Esquires



Clerk of the Peace and Vestry, Richard Holden Esq.

Coroner, John S. Downer Esq.

Pound Keeper, Mr. A. Dyce

Harbour Master at Port Antonio, Mr. C. Charlton


Custos, and Chief Judge, Hon. F. Dwarris, Esq.

Peter Ingram

Donald Campbell

John Lowe

William Elphinstone

John Mead

Henry Shirley

William Ross

John Elmslie

Robert Hibbert

Thomas Hibbert

R. Needham Ellis, Esquires

are Assistant Judges, and of the Quorum


W. Clark

R. Farquharson

W. Ross

P. Robertson

R. McKay



Clerk of the Court and Peace, ___ ____

Clerk of the Vestry, Thomas Mullins Esq.

Coroner, D. Sheriff Esq.

Harbour Master at Annotto Bay, T. Burrows Esq.


Custos, and Chief Judge, Hon. Simon Taylor Esq.

Charles Irvine

Benjamin Allen

Robert Richards

Joseph Orr

T. S. Harris

Hon. N. Beckford

John King

Sir Thomas Champneys, Baronet

Samuel C. Baillie

John McQueen

James Murray

Thomas Cargill

William Innes, Esquires

Are Assistant Judges and of the Quorum


Nathaniel Philips

Thomas H. Barrett

James Pinnock

Henry Browne

Lewis Cuthbert

Thomas Cussans

James Blaw

Daniel Crockett

William O'Brien

John Hamon

John Codrington

John Reeder

Henry Shirley

Andrew Deans

William Harris

Philip Pinnock

Charles Bryan junior

Thomas W. Milner

William Paterson

Thomas Gordon

John Bryan

Thomas Neufville

Francis King

Kean Osborn

Fairlie Christie

Archibald Edgar

Robert Logan, Esquires



Coroner, Clerk of the Peace and Vestry, Thomas Harris Esq.

Clerk of the Court, and Deputy Clerk of the Peace, John Blake, Esq

Pound Keeper at Morant Bay, T. Tierney

Pound Keeper at Bath, Al Tosh

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