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Rector St. Thos. Vale. Chaplain House Assembly 1761. Also to the 66th Regt. 1766. He was brother of Arthur Taafe whose will is recorded in Jamaica 1752. Henry died in Jamaica, and his will was recorded in 1771.
Married Susanna, a daughter of Col. Henry Lowe. Vide "Lowe."
M.A. Port Royal 1693, '95.
43rd Regiment 1763.
Clerk Courts and Crown 1764.
Coll. Cons. St. Elizabeth 1766.
TAYLOR, Sir JOHN
Of Lissons, Baronet. Married Elizabeth Gooden daughter of Philip Haughton Esqre. Died at Lyssons Estate on a visit to Jamaica 1786; aged 41 years.
TAYLOR, JOHN HANBURY
Died K.P.C. 1781; aged 51 years.
TAYLOR, GEORGE HANBURY
M.A. St. James 1726.
M.A. St. George 1753.
TAYLOR, Capt. RICHARD
Commander of the "Abraham Offerenda" under Admiral Morgan 1668, '70.
TAYLOR, Capt. ROGER
Commander of the Bonadventure under Admiral Morgan 1668, '70.
TAYLOR, Col. SIMON
M.A. Kingston 1763, '65, '66, '70. St. Thos. East 1784, '87. Died 1813. at Lyssons Estate; aged 73 years. Monument to Sir John Taylor, and Col. Simon Taylor was erected by Sir Simon. Richard Brissett Taylor, Baronet 1814, to the Memory of his beloved and honored father, and uncle.
TEALE, Rev. ISAAC
Proposed as Chaplain to House Assembly 1761.
M.A. St. George 1691.
M.A. St. Mary 1731. St. David 1735. St. George 1732, '42. Portland 1736.
M.A. Trelawny 1772.
M.A. Trelawny 1790.
The family of Tharp, or Tharpe was of considerable local distinction. See Burkes Landed Gentry.
William Tharpe of Tap River Estate (Trelawny?) (Eldest son of Joseph Tharpe, of Bachelor Hall, first settler of the name in Jamaica) married Ann, daughter of Jonathan Haughton (from Barbados ) by his second wife Mary Delany, (see George Dehany). Mary the eldest sister of Ann Haughton, married John Brissett of Hampshire Estate, also the first settler of his family in Jamaica. (Archer).
Merchant Kingston 1728.
Merchant Kingston 1778.
M.A. St. Catherine 1766, '68, '70. Died 1773.
M.A Portland 1743.
M.A. St. George 1726, '27, '28.
THOMPSON, Col. RICHARD
M.A. Port Royal 1702, Kingston 1704. Called to the Council 1704. He laid the information against Totterdell in 1704, for words spoken against the Governor.
M.A. St. John 1790. Clarendon 1787.
Merchant Kingston 1780. M.A. Port-Royal 1787. Portland 1790.
In 1783 a private act was passed to entitle his reputed children by Mary Pinnock to the same rights with English subjects.
Provost Marshal General 1671.
Cryer Supreme Court 1778.
THROSTON, Capt. HUMPHREY
Commander of the Ship "Thomas" under Admiral Morgan, 1668, '70.
Atty. at Law. M.A. St. Thos. East 1707. Kingston 1709.
M.A. St. George 1704. Died 1704.
A private act was passed in 1731, for vesting the real estate of John Todd, formerly of St. Andrew, Planter deceased, in Trustees for performance of his will, and rendering a charity by him intended effectual.
M.A. St. Ann 1711. (See Towgood. )
M.A. Northside 1664.
In 1732 a private act was passed to enable Trustees to sell and dispose of several pieces of land in Westmoreland and other parishes in this Island, late the estate of Thomas Tomlin, Planter deceased, and to apply the monies arising thereby towards payment and satisfaction of a Mortgage given by him in his life time of a Plantation or sugar work in Westmoreland in order to preserve the same for sale, and improve it for the said Tomlin's heir a minor of tender years.
Coll. Cons. Westmoreland 1775.
Four brothers came to Jamaica, of whom the foregoing was one.
M.A. St. Catherine 1664.
Receiver General 1670.
M.A. St. Catherine 1701, '4, '7, '14. St. George 1703. Kingston 1711. Port Royal 1706. St. David, 1709, '11. Speaker 1706, 1714.
Mr. Tottendell was expelled the House, in 1704 for words spoken by him against the Lieut. Governor, Thomas Handasyd Esqre., viz. "that he desired others might be called dog and rascal in their turns by the Governor, that he was not a time-server; that he had rowed against the stream, and had, or could, pull up against them all; and that the first good dinner the Governor had eaten in this Island, was at his house."
The above information was given to the House by Col. Richard Thompson, who was called to the Council, shortly after Mr. Totterdell was re-elected for St. Catherine on a vacancy which occurred during the same year, but the House declared the election null and void, as he was not qualified to sit, having been previously expelled. He was elected at the next general election in 1706, for St. Catherine, and Port Royal, and decided to serve for Port Royal. He was elected Speaker in 1706.
Mr. Totterdell was sued in the Grand Court by the Attorney General (Mr. Hotchkyn) for words spoken in the House, whilst a member, and the House passed a Resolution, voting it a breach of privileges, and ordered the Attorney General to be taken into custody. To tide over the difficulties the Governor prorogued the House.
M.A. Clarendon 1688.
TOWGOOD, Dr. .JOHN
M.A. St. James 1702, '6. St. Ann 1707, '11. St. James 1716.
Merchant Kingston 17 28.
TRAPHAM, Dr. THOMAS
M A. St. Mary 1677, 1701. St. Thomas 1695. St. James 1701. Vide "Albemarle."
TREDWAY, DR. ROBERT
M.A. Port Royal 1694, 1722, '26. Died 1727.
(Col. 40th. Regt.) Arrived as Capt. General and Governor in Chief in May 1738. Retired in November 1751.
Secretary Commander in Chief 1772.
Capt. Fort Augusta 1770. Secretary Commander in Chief 1772.
TRELAWNY, Sir WILLIAM R. N.
Arrived as Capt. General and Governor in Chief in October 1767. He died in 1772.
Capt. Rock Fort 1764. M.A. St. Catherine 1771, '73, '81. Asst. Judge Supreme Court 1780. Died 1782.
M.A. St. Andrew 1711.
A private act was passed in 1695, for settling a parcel of land and negroes on him and his heirs.
TURING, Rev. INGLIS
Rector St. Thos. Vale 1777. Chaplain 60th Regiment Spanish Town.
TURNER, Major EDWARD
M.A. St. David 1693, '98, 1701, '2,'3.
Merchant Kingston. Died K.P.C. 1767; aged 28.
TURNER, WILLIAM SHIN
Coll. Cons. Vere 1777.
Merchant Kingston 1728.
Merchant Kingston 1728.
TYRRELL, Capt. USHER
(4th son of Sir John Tyrrell of Oakley, in Bucks) married a daughter of Van Tromp the Celebrated Dutch Admiral.
M.A. St. James 1693, '5, '8. St. Mary 1702, St. James 1702, St. George 1709. Expelled the House at instance of Governor Beeston 1699, but re-elected for St. James.
A private act was passed in 1698, in his favour in consideration of his sufferings by the French.
Shot with Col. Raymond for Mutiny, and interred in Spanish Town 1660. Tradition states that the trial and execution took place under the Tamarind Tree which still stands on the grounds of the Infant School in Spanish Town. (Hill)
VALET (or VALLETTE), Capt. WILLIAM
One of the first members of the Council of twelve 1661.
M A. Laguania 1664.
M.A. St. Thomas East 1755, '56, '61. Vacated 1704.
Vestryman Port Royal 1725. M.A. Port Royal 1731, '32. St. David 1736. St. Thos. East 1745, '69.
M.A. St. Elizabeth 1787, '90.
M.A. Vere 1675, '86.
Receiver General 1730. M.A. Westmoreland 1732. His infant son died K.P.C. 1732. Vide Rev. William May. Vide also Peerage in Jamaica, Vassal-Barrington.
M.A. St. Elizabeth 1695, '98. St. James 1727, '28.
Vide Peerage in Jamaica - Vassal-Affleck-Webster.
M.A. Kingston 1707, '11. Vere 1709, '11. Speaker pro tem 1711.
M.A. St. Elizabeth 1703, St. Mary 1707, Westmoreland 1705, St. Ann 1709, '13. St. David 1718, '19. Died 1720.
In 1751 a private act was passed for vesting several tracts of land in St. Elizabeth part of the estate of William Vassall of St. Elizabeth Esqre., deceased in B. A. Woodstock, John Morse, William Yeeles, Stephen Dennis, John Vassall, and Christopher Senior, to sell for the benefit of his eldest son and heir at law John Vassall a Minor.
VAUGHAN, LORD JOHN K.B.
Arrived as Governor 14, March 1675.
See Admiral Penn.
Attorney for Hope, St. Andrew 1764.
Lieut. Fort Augusta 1764.
Capt. Militia 1779. Major General 1801. Provincial Grand Master of Freemasons in Jamaica under the Athol Constitution 1797.
Deputy Marshal 1728.
Coll. Cons. Westmoreland 1766.
Provost Marshal 1688.
WAKELIN, Capt. WILLIAM
Commander of H.M. Ship "Suffolk." Died 1705 aged 46 years. Interred at Green Bay.
WALKER, Col. JAMES
Vestryman Kingston 1771.
Vestryman Port Royal 1725.
Clerk Supreme Court Office 1774.
M.A. St. Elizabeth 1767.
M.A. Port Royal 1754, '55, '70, '81, '87, '90.
M.A. Portland 1757, '59. Vacated 1760.
M.A. Port Royal 1768. St. John 1775. Called to the Council 1776.
Merchant Kingston. Died K P.C. 1746; aged 29 years.
WALROND, Capt. EDWARD
M.A. St. Jago 1663.
WALTERS, Col. JOHN
M.A. St. Thos. Vale 1691. St. Catherine 1693, '5, '8. M.C. 1701. Chief Justice. Died S.T. 1706; aged 47 years.
WALTERS, Capt. WILLIAM
M.A. St George 1698. Died S.T. 1701; aged 36 years.
WALTERS, WILLIAM ELY
M.A. St. Ann 1745. St. James 1751, '52. Died l752.
Coll. Const. Portland 1779.
WARD, Col. PHILIP
One of the first members of the Council of twelve in 1661.
M.A. St. George 1688, '91.
Died K.P.C. 1788; aged 52 years.
Died K.P.C. 1793; aged 51 years.
WARDLAW, ROBERT (or Wardlow)
M.A. Port Royal 1693, '95.
Coll. Cons. St. David 1777.
M.A. St. Thos. East 1716.
Rector St. Elizabeth 1773. Chaplain Assembly 1781. Died 1807; aged 69 years.
Merchant Kingston 1755; aged 25 years.
M.A. St. Andrew 1721. Died 1721.
WATSON, Sir FRANCIS Knight
(Major General) M C. 1679, President of the Council. Assumed the Government 1688. Died S.T. 1691. Vide "Collier" & "Lowe."
M.A. St. George 1754, '55.
Elected M.A. for St. Ann in 1694, but found not qualified to sit.
Coll. Cons. St. Thos. East 1762.
Coll. Cons. Port Royal 1773.
M.A. St. James 1679. Died 1682.
Printer Kingston Gazette 1771.
M.A. St. David 1759, '65. Westmoreland 1772. J.P. St. Catherine 1769. Chief Justice 1776. Died 1777.
Chief Justice 1779.
M.A. St. Dorothy 1728, '32, '35. Died 1738.
Clerk Assembly 1708.
Merchant Kingston 1780.
Merchant Port Royal 1780.
Owner of Plantain Garden River Estate 1725. M.A. St. Catherine 1721. St. Thos. East 1722, '28. St. Dorothy 1727, '28.
WHEELER, PHILIP Jnr.
M.A. St. Thos. East 1734.
WHITCOMBE, Major BENJAMIN
M.A. Port Royal 1673, '75.
M.A. St. Catherine 1693.
Coll. Cons. St. Catherine 1766.
In 1782 a private act was passed to entitle his reputed children by Jane McDonald to the same rights with English subjects.
Captain Train Artillery 1764. Clerk to Commissioners Public Buildings 1766.
M.A. Westmoreland 1770.
Chief Justice 1671. M.C. 1671. President of the Council. Lt. Governor 1691. Died 1692, from effects of injuries received from the Earthquake which destroyed Port Royal in 1692.
M A. St Ann 169l. St James 1693.
M.A. St Ann 1766.
WHITEHORNE, J. R.
M.A. St. Ann 1770, '81.
M.A. St. Ann 1736, '45, '49, '52, '55, '56, '57. Called to the Council 1757.
M.A. St. Ann 1732. Died 1733.
M.A. Port Royal 1790.
M.A. St. Ann 1693.
WHITFIELD, Lt.-Col. CHARLES
Merchant Kingston. His wife died K.P.C. 1765.
WHITFIELD, Lt.-Col. Ralph
M.A. St. Thomas 1678, '9.
Coroner St. Thos. East 1758.
Merchant Kingston 1728.
WHITSTONES, Sir THOMAS
M.A. St. Catherine 1664, Speaker 1664.
WHITTAKER, SAMUEL BALLARD
Sworn Measurer 1790.
Merchant and Coroner Port Royal 1793.
M A. St. Dorothy 1745, '48.
Vide "Johnson John."
WILBRAHAM, Col. RICHARD
One of the first Members of the Council of twelve 1661. The present Earl of Lathom is descended from the Wilbrahams, English Peers.
M.A. St. David 1678, '9. St. Thos. East 1737. Died 1743.
WILLIAMS, BARTHOLOMEW OWEN
Born about 1764. Died 1830; aged 66 years. Tablet erected K.P.C. by the Brethren of the Sussex Lodge of Freemasons of which he was the Founder.
Capt. Trelawny Horse 1779.
M.A. Westmoreland 1711, '18, '19. St. John 1716. St. Elizabeth 1721, '22.
In 1757, a private act was passed allowing him to take up water in St. James for Seven Rivers Plantation but the law was disallowed.
In 1783 a private act was passed to entitle the children of Martin Williams Esqre. of St. James to the same rights with English subjects, &c.
M.A. St. James 1761, '66.
M.A. Westmoreland 1735.
Merchant Kingston 1735.
Capt. Fort Augusta 1772.
WILLIAMS, Col. WILLIAM
Custos of Westmoreland. M.A. Westmoreland 1721, '2. Died 1723; aged 35 years.
Died 1733; aged 65 years O.B.G.H.W.T.
Clerk Supreme Court Office 1774.
WILLIAMSON, Major General afterwards Sir Adam.
Commanding the Forces in Jamaica. Was sworn in as Lt. Gov. 1790, and assumed the government in 1791, on the death of the Earl of Effingham. He was Knighted in Spanish Town 1795 by Lord Balcarres who was specially commissioned for the purpose. His wife died S.T. 1794; aged 48 years. He was Provincial Grand Master of Freemasons under the Mo__erns.
M.A. Kingston 1716.
WILLS, Capt. HENRY
Commander of The Prosperous under Admiral Morgan 1668, '70.
Clerk Vestry Vere 1768.
WILSON, Capt. REGINALD
Assistant Judge Common Pleas Port Royal l671. Appointed by Sir Thomas Lynch as one of the Collectors and Receivers of Imposts 1671.
M.A. Port Royal 1671, '9. He was 6th son of Christopher Wilson, of Broomhead, Yorkshire, and was, with his only son swallowed up in the Earthquake at Port Royal 1692 ( Archer.)
St. Ann, Millwright,
In 1780, a private act was passed to entitle his reputed children and grand children to the same rights with English subjects. Amongst the grand children was one named John Wilson Davis.
WILSON, RICHARD THOMAS
Deputy Marshal 1764. Connected with the Oliphant case.
M.A. St. George 1702.
Formerly of the Middle Temple London, but late of St. Catherine, died K.P.C. 1741; aged 66 years.
M.A. St. John 1774. Died 1775.
WINDSOR, THOMAS WINDSOR HICKMAN
7th Lord Windsor, afterwards 1st Earl of Plymouth, arrived 11, August 1662, as Governor. Sailed for England 28, October 1662.
M.A. Port Royal 1677.
M.A. St John 1688.
Member of council, and Custos of St. Catherine 1770.
WITTER, Brigadier General NORWOOD
M.A. St. Elizabeth 1736. Westmoreland 1745, '49, '52, '54, '55, '56. M.C.1757.
M.A. St. Elizabeth 1686, '91, 1702.
M.A. Hanover 1764, '5. St. Elizabeth 1772.
Goldsmith Kingston. Died K.P.C. 1729. Founder of Wolmer's Free School in Kingston.
A private act was passed in 1703, for making good and valid his last Will and Testament.
Churchwarden St. Mary 1760. M.A. St. Mary 1766. His widow married Sir Charles Price, second Baronet.
M.A. Kingston 1740.
M.A, St. James 1776, '81, '87, '90. Died 1790.
WOODHOUSE, Rev. ROBERT STANTON
Rector St. Catherine 1792.
WOODRIFFE, Capt. THOMAS
Commander of the Sloop William under Admiral Morgan 1668, '70.
Vestryman Port Royal 1725.
M.A. St. Thos. East 1727.
WOODSTOCK, BARNARD ANDRIESS
(sometimes Barnart Andreas)
M.A. St. Elizabeth 1736, '45, '49, '52. Port Royal 1735. Died 1753.
Comptroller Customs 1781.
Printer Kingston Journal 1758. Died K P.C. 1777; aged 60 years.
M.A. Westmoreland 1770,'71.
Island Storekeeper 1757.
WORLEY, Capt. WILLIAM
M.A. St. Catherine 1688, Died S.T. 1690; aged 29 years. His wife Elizabeth died S.T. 1696, aged 33 years.
Merchant Kingston 1784.
Attorney at Law 1774.
WRIGHT, WILLIAM ( Portland.)
In 1783, a private act was passed to enable him to dispose of his estate notwithstanding the Law of Disabilities. Also to entitle his children to the same rights with English subjects.
WYLLIS, Major JOHN
M.A. Kingston 1706. Merchant Kingston 1728.
M.A. St James 1726, '28. St. Ann 1727.
M.A. St Thos. Vale 1740, '45, '52, '54,'55. St. Thos. East 1749. St. Catherine 1755, '56. Custos St. Catherine 1765. Called to the Council 1757.
In 1783 a private act was passed to enable him to settle his estate notwithstanding the Disabilities Law.
Provost Marshal General 1686.
Died St. Andrews P.C. 1728; aged 36 years. His mother Mary Ellicott, also buried same place 1722. The family is supposed to be connected with Yeaman's of Bristol who was created a Baronet, 1665, extinct 1788. See Ellicott.
YONGE, JOHN GREENHILL
In 1762 a private act was passed for enabling him to carry into execution his projected improvement of water mills and cattle mills for grinding of sugar canes.
Lt. & Adjutant Militia 1779.
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