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1787 ALMANAC

MILITIA OF JAMAICA

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Throughout the following Lists, those marked * are Members of the Council, and those marked with this mark @ are Members of Assembly.

ST. ELIZABETH'S REGIMENT

Colonel, Thomas Chambers @
Lieut. Colonel, Robert Peart
Majors, William Burt. Wright, James Rowe

CAPTAINS

Edward Badnedge
Thomas Finlinson
J. Heath
A. White
John Stirling
John Vanheelen
Joseph Henderson

LIEUTENANTS

Andrew Bromfield
William Wight
Robert Glasgow
William Bawn
Robert Wright
James Crowe
Matthew Crawford
Jonathan Barnes

ENSIGNS

Mungo Forbes
Alexander Jaffray
William Blair
Richard Bowcher
John Angell
Robert Watson

Adjutant, A. Bromfield
Deputy Judge Advocate, Edward Badnedge
Surgeon, David Nevin

ARTILLERY

Captain, Thomas Taylor
Lieutenant, Thomas Steel
Lieut. and Fireworker, Lewis Jones Pight

TROOP OF LIGHT HORSE

Captain, Edward Denniss
Lieutenants, George Harriett, Daniel W. Austin
Cornet, James Nickell


WESTMORELAND REGIMENT

Colonel Commandant, William Woollery
Lieutenant Colonels, William Antrobus, James Lawrence
Majors, Hon. Samuel W. Haughton @(Col. by brevet), and Thomas Barker

CAPTAINS

James Dunn
William Loch
George Leslie
John Ricketts
Thomas Rick. Johnson
Charles Payne
Andrew Black
John Graham
James Graham

LIEUTENANTS

Thomas Ramsay
John Vanhorn
Donald McLeod
John Jones Johnson
Clem. Cooke Clarke
Nathaniel Lamden
David Murray
Thomas Thompson
William Reckord
William Tomlinson
Alexander Parker
David Connel
William Fyffe
Anthony Campb. Archer
John Cope junior
George Ja. Bedward
Hugh Fraser
Robert Stewart
Henry Ruddick
McMillan Campbell
William Arthur
Isaac Allan
John Buchanan
Mathew Swiney

ENSIGNS

Walter Miller
John Grant
Robert Stone
Lewis Williams
John McLachlan
W. Ricketts Johnson
John Nisbett

Chaplain, Rev. W. Stanford
Adjutant, Capt. G. Woodbine
Quartermaster, James Crowder
Barrackmaster, Capt. Hugh Wilson
Surgeon, John Drummond


HANOVER REGIMENT

Colonel, Major-General John Grizell
Lieut.-Colonel, George James
Major, James Miller

CAPTAINS

Edmund Finucane
John Gardiner
Philip Ang. Morris
John Miller
Patrick Spence senior

LIEUTENANTS

Thomas Miller
George Malcolm
Arth. Ross Harding
Richard Dickson
Samuel Reid
William Anglin Morris
John Moxham
George Spence junior
John Anderson
Garret Wall
Patrick Spence junior
John Phil. Boteler
Daniel Evans
Sampson Wills
John Terrick Waller
David Cunningham
William Brown junior
Duncan Campbell junior
George Little

Adjutant, John Philip Boteler
Surgeon, John Currell


ST. JAMES'S REGIMENT

Colonel, Thomas Reid, junior
First Lieut. Colonel, Samuel T. James
Second Lieut. Colonel, John Robert James
First Major, Michael Barnes
Second Major, John Cunningham

CAPTAINS

T. D. Bernard
David Bernard
William Coates
Gaorge Lawrence
Leonard Parkinson
Stephen B. Bowen

LIEUTENANTS

Richard Milburn
William Scarlett
James Fannin
David Traill
John Stevens
Charles Morton
Charles Vaughan
Thomas Hall
George McLachlan
Daniel Bernard junior
David McFarquhar
George Buchanan
Robert Bowen
William Tharp
Thomas Reid
Alexander McLenan
Colin Thomson
Thomas Yatman
Henry T. Gibbes
Edward Mountague

ENSIGNS

William Samuels
William McCourtie
William Ringrose
George Josselyn
Joseph Ismay
Michael L. Mowat
John Grizell

Adjutant, Colin Thomson
Chaplain, Rev. J. Grignion
Deputy Judge Advocate, Alexander Innes


TRELAWNY REGIMENT

1st Lieut. Colonel, Jarvis Gallimore
2d Lieut. Colonel, John Reid
1st Major, Adrian Reid
2d Major, David Kerr

CAPTAINS

William Gallimore
James Virgo
Thomas Reid
Alexander Campbell
Henry Jn. Wisdom
Robert Bell
Montague W. Virgo
Samuel Barrett
John Hall

LIEUTENANTS

John Graves
M. Barret Waite
Joseph linton
Richard Barret Waite
Jacob Chambers
Jacob Libbert
James Brady
Rowland Savage
Urquhart Gillespie
Patrick Dunbar
Thomas Gray Gallimore
John Gaynor
M. Wisdom James
Matthew Gallimore
H. Wisdom Gallimore
William James Hall
W. Virgo Gallimore
James Scarlett junior
Hugh Barret
David Monteath

ENSIGNS

William Sterling
David Lyon
John Thomas Tennison
Daniel Hines
Thomas Reid Gray
William Pitter
John Rose
James Gaynor
John Christie
William Campbell
J. K. Kelly

Adjutant, William Williams
Lieut. and Fireworker of Artillery, Isaac Emery
Quartermaster, Robert C. Angus

ARTILLERY

Major Commandant and Superintendent for Middlesex, John Edward Shackleford, Esquire
Major Commandant and Superintendent for Surry, Sir Thomas Champneys, Baronet
Major Commandant and Superintendent for Cornwall, James Irving, @Esquire



COMMISSIONERS FOR FORTS, FORTIFICATIONS, AND PUBLIC BUILDINGS

The Commander in Chief, the President and Members of His Majesty's Council, and the Speaker and Members of Assembly for the time being.

Clerk, James Jones Esq.150

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Supervisor and Inspector-General of the Public Works, Edward Woollery Esq., 700

Engineer, and Surveyor of the Harbours, Major Alexander Mercer. 182. 10s.

__________________

SUPERINTENDENTS OF FORTS

Windward, Sir Thomas Champneys, Baronet
North Side, Nathaniel Bayley Esq.

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OFFICERS OF FORTS IN THE COUNTY OF MIDDLESEX

Fort Augusta

Captain, Major William Splain, 182. 10s
Lieutenant, Andrew Ross, 91. 5s
Gunner and Storekeeper, Joseph Green 100

Apostles Battery

Captain, Alexander Cumming
Lieutenant, David Douglas

Henderson's Battery

Captain, John Henderson
Lieutenant, Hamilton Lythgow

Johnston's Battery

Captain, Duncan Johnston
Lieutenant, Robert Morgan

Small's Battery

Captain, David Small
Lieutenant, Thomas Kaylett

Post at Sixteen-Mile Walk

Commandant, Joseph Millward
Lieutenant, William Davis

Fort Haldane, St. Mary's

Captain, William Ross
Lieutenants, George Gairden, Alexander Parke

St. Ann's Fort

Captain, William Hull
Lieutenants, Ron. Campbell, George Bainbridge

Fort Columbus, Dry Harbour

Captain, Miles Borwick
Lieutenant, John Murray

Fort William, St. Ann's

Captain, John Willox
Lieutenants, William Atkinson, Thomas Hughes

Town-Gully Batteries, St. Catherine's

Captain, Andrew Deans
Lieutenant, Joseph Fraser

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COUNTY OF SURRY

Fort Charles, Port Royal

Governor, Major General Edward Smith, 657
Deputy Governor, Thomas Mulcaster, 109. 10s
Lieutenant, Frederick Gottsched, 82. 2s. 6d. Master-Gunner, Peter Thornton

Rock Fort

Captain, Clotworthy Dobbin, 91. 5s.
Lieuts. George Kinghorn, William Donaldson

Batteries on Stoney Hill

Captain Commandant, Colonel Matthew Wallen @
First Fort Major, Lieutenant COlonel Philip Philip Livingston

East's Battery

Captain, Hon. Charles Hall
Lieutenants, S. Gregory, W. Savage, J. Rockhead

Hall's Battery

Captain, William Smith
Lieutenants, John Bull, Stephen Down

Wallen's Battery

Lieutenants, Daniel Major, WIlliam Bard

Moore's Battery

Captain, Richard Grant
Lieutenants, John Player, H. B. Ludlow

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Fort George, Port Antonio

Captain, John Harris, 114. 1s. 3d.
Lieut., J. Charlton

Ferry Fort and Works

Captain, William Peete @

Fort Dalling, Rocky Point

Captain, Fairlie Christie
Lieutenant, John Adamson

Pera and Bowden Hill Batteries, St. Thomas in the East

Captain, James Pinnock
Lieutenants, George Armstrong, Thomas McKenzie, William Anderson
Master-Gunner, James Mather

Whydah Battery, Portland

Captain, Honorable William Wright
Lieutenant, David Henderson

Fort Richmond, Portland

Captain, Captain John McCulloch
Lieutenant, Alexander Dyce

Annotto Bay Fort

Captain, Thomas Burrowes

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COUNTY OF CORNWALL

Fort Dalling, Trelawny

Captain, Robert Sterling
Lieutenants, William Utten, James Robertson

Martha-Brae Fort

Captain, John Whittaker
2d Lieutenant, James Lyon

Fort George, Westmoreland

Lieutenant, William Cameron

Fort Dalling, Westmoreland

Captain, John French

Fort Frederick, St. James's

Captain, Donald Campbell
Lieutenant, Harry Farquharson

George's Battery, St. James's

Captain, William Rhodes Bernard
Lieutenant, William McIntosh

Lucea Fort

Captain, Robert Kerr

Davis's Cove

Captain, John Patterson

Green Island Fort

Captain, Thomas Monteath
Lieutenant, John Robertson

Savanna-la-Mar Fort

Captain, Matthew Swiney
Captain-en-Seconde, Archibald Duthie
Lieutenants, Richard Dobson, Robert Parkinson

Black River Fort

Captain, William Salmon
Lieutenant, William Gauntlett



LIST OF HIS MAJESTY'S SHIPS ON THIS STATION

ALLAN GARDNER, ESQ., Commodore of the Red Squadron, and Commander in Chief, &c. &c.

------ Grant, Esq., his Secretary

Europa James Vashon, 50 guns
Expedition, Herbert Sawyer, 44 guns
Soleboy, John Holloway, 32
Amphion, John Brown, 32
Camilla, John Hutt, 20
Swan, Lachlan Hunter, 16
Porcupine, George Countess, 12


OFFICERS OF HIS MAJESTY'S NAVY YARD AT PORT ROYAL

Storekeeper, William Smith
Naval Surveyor, Nath. Watts
Ordnance Keeper, Robert Benton
Master-Builder, John Bignall
Agent-victuallers, Donaldson, Thomson, & Donaldson

_____________________

Contractor for supplying His majesty's Ships with Fresh Beef, Archibald Galbraith, Esquire


NAVAL HOSPITAL AT PORT ROYAL

Surgeon and Agent, Robert Wood
Clerk, John Hill Willacy
Assistant Surgeon, John Fitsimmons
Contractor for Supplying Provisions, &c. Robert Grant


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