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The Members of Council, Speaker of the Assembly, Judges of the Grand Court, and Attorney-General, are Justices in every Parish. All Judges of the Court of Common Pleas in the Island take Probates of Deeds.


Containing the Parishes of St. Catherine, St. Thomas in the Vale, St. Dorothy and St. John

Custos, Honourable John Rodon, Esq.


John Clinton McAnuff

Philip Redwood

Charles Grant

William Ramsay

John Quier

Robert Ogilvy

Robert Page

John Michael Dwyer

George Cruickshank

Joseph W. Ogborn

Peter Douglas

John Hutch. Fraser

James Lewis

John Sibbitt

John Blackburn

Samuel Queneborough

Robert Ross

John Shand

William Bullock

Oliver Hering

Thomas J. Mytin

Angus McKay

George Cuthbert

J. M. McCaa

David Gardner

George Howell

Edward Bullock

Francis Smith

Charles N. Palmer

Adam Dolmage

James C. Barton

Samuel Pleydell

S. F. Begg

D. McDonald, Esquires


Commissioners of Supreme Court, J. Taylor and G. E. Taylor, Esquires

Coroner and Clerk of the Peace, Richard R. Parker, Esq.

Organist, J. Scott

Beadle, F. Power


Clerks of Vestry

St. Catherine, Richard Huggins, Esq.

St. Thomas in the Vale, W. Smith

St. Dorothy, Mr. John Quest

St. John, Robert Ellis


Collecting Constable, A. Bayley


St. Catherine, J. Wooley

St. Thomas in the Vale, Mr. Daniel McIntosh

Churchwardens and Vestrymen for St. Catherine elected for the present year are:

Churchwardens: John S. and Edward Bullock, Esquires.

Vestrymen: Lewis Cuthbert, W. Mitchell, John Hanson, senior, W. Ramsay, G. Cruickshank, James Lewis, G. Howell, James Dalhouse, James Burnett and W. Falconer, Esquires.



President, Hon. John Rodon, Esq.

Surgeon, James Lee

Clerk, R. Huggins, Esq.

Supervisor, Mr. John Rowe

Overseer, Mr. Syrrenge



Proveditor, R. Huggins, Esq. £30

Surgeon, James Lee

Matron, Mrs. McLure £30



Governors - ex officio

Teacher, Mr. John Demtres

Treasurer, Rev. R. S. Woodham



Treasurer, Hon. John Rodon, Esq.

Clerk, J. H. Byles, Esq. £50

Toll-Keeper, Norwood Witter


Custos and Chief Judge of the Common Pleas, Hon. George McKenzie, Esq.

Assistant Judges, Magistrates, and of the Quorum

Williams Smith

Thomas Howell

Joseph Israel

R. W. Fearon

William H. Israel

Alexander McKenzie

Alexander Falconer

J. W. May

George McKenzie, junior

Samuel Smith

William Stewart

H. D. McKenzie

William Bullock, Esquires

Revd. Adam Sibbit

Assistant Judges and Magistrates

George Farquhar

James Dick

Magistrate and of the quorum

Hon. Kean Osborn

Magistrate and Assistant Judge

Rev. Arthur Iredell


Commissioner of Supreme Court

Williams Smith

George Farquhar

James Bedward

W. G. Howell, Esquires


Clerk of the Court, William Holdsworth, Esq.

Clerk of Peace, W. G. Howell, Esq.

Collecting Constable, W. H. Israel, Esq.

Coroner, Thomas Howell, Esq.

Poundkeeper, Mr. Robert Oliver



President, R. W. Fearon, Esq.

Treasurer, Joseph Israel, Esq.

Supervisor, Mr. John Johnston

Clerk, Mr. W. Holdsworth


N.B. In this Parish are 62 Sugar Works, 164 other Settlements, 20,234 Slaves, and 15,974 Cattle.


Custos, Honourable Alexander Fullerton, Esq.

Chief Judge, Hon. John Hiatt, Esq.

Assistant Judges and of the Quorum

William Parke

Jonathan Mallard

J. T. Jenkins

Adam Anderson

William Bolt

James Dick

William Weston

G. Cruickshank

James Henry

James Newby

John Scarlett

Ab. Hodgson, Esquires

Assistant Judges only

Henry Marshall

John Clinton McAnuff


James Fraser

John Potenger

Alexander Campbell

John Gordon, Esquires


Commissioners of Supreme Court, J. T. Jenkins and William Voce, Esquires

Clerk of the Peace and Court, William Voce, Esq.

Clerk of the Vestry, B. W. Smith, Esq.

Collecting Constable, John Shaw

Harbour-Master, William Carter

Coroner, T. Winder, Esq.

Poundkeeper St. Ann's Bay, W. J. Taylor

Poundkeeper Dry Harbour, Mr. John Gordon

Pilots, Thomas Sexten, William Carter



President, Thomas Ashmeade, Esq.

Treasurer, William Boyle

Supervisor, Mr. W. J. Taylor

Surgeons, Kidston and Ashmeade.


N. B. In this Parish are 40 Sugar Works, 6 Sugar Works now settling, 120 Penns, 98 Pimento and 34 Coffee Settlements, 4200 Hogsheads Sugar, 1,000,000 lbs. Coffee made, 21,000 Slaves, 26,000 Stock.



Harbour is defended by a reef of Rocks, and divided into two parts, an Upper and a Lower, into which run eight Wharves, at the end of one of which the largest Ship in the Trade might be hove down. The lower Town consists of 10 Houses, with the Church and Parsonage: The Upper is pleasantly situated, and contains upwards of 80 Houses, many of them capital Buildings, with extensive Stores and Warehouses, besides several Houses now building; also a large commodious Barrack, with a good Magazine and Hospital.


Custos, and Chief Judge, Honourable Thomas Murphy, Esq.

Assistant Judges, and of the Quorum

John Hiatt

Charles Grant

William Ross

John Hodgson

Davis Shaw

George Harrison

J. Colquhoun, Esquires.


Patrick Lynch

Philip Redwood

William Parker

Patrick Kein

Abraham Hodgson

G. H. Cosens, Esquires.


Clerk of the Peace, and Court, F. Davies, Esq.

Coroner, W. Pollock, Esq.

Clerk of the Vestry, Mr. James Forsyth

Pound Keeper, Mr. G. Cooke

Collecting Constable, Jonathan Forbes

Deputy, John Smith

Pilot and Harbour-Master, Oliver Cooper

Commissioners of Supreme Court, William Ross, Harman Galbraith, and Francis Davies, Esquires.



President, William Ross

Supervisor, Mr. James Forsyth

Treasurer, David Shaw, Esq.

Surgeon, James Gowans


N.B. In this parish are 70 Sugar Estates, 120 other Settlements, 23,000 Slaves, and 16,000 Cattle.


Custos and Chief Judge, Hon. Thomas Anderson, Esq.

Assistant Judges and of the Quorum

A. Smith

William Prendergast

Dutton S. Turner

William P. Hayle

William Hudson

James Wright

?. P. Edwards

A. Schaw

T. Priddie


Clerk of the Peace and Court, Edward Husband

Clerk of the Vestry, Mr. John Goulbourn

Collecting Constables, Mr. Thomas Goulbourn, and Mr. James Mitchell


N. B. In this parish are 30 Sugar Estates, 30 Cotton Plantations, 100 other Settlements, 11,000 Negroes, and 5,000 Cattle.



Trustees: The Representatives in Assembly, Three of the senior Magistrates, the Rector and Churchwardens,

Five freeholders, chosen annually. Those for the present year are:

Mr. Hayle, Mr. Hudson, Mr. T. Priddie, Mr. Morgan, and Dr. Schaw

Teacher, Mr. Edward Husband

Clerk to the Trustees, Mr. Charles Goulbourn

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