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See Lawrence Cole.
M.A. St. Mary 1716, Kingston 1719. St. Andrew 1727, '28.
CALLANDER, Dr. JAMES
Vide Chapter on the Peerage in Jamaica.
Capt. Trelawny Light Dragoons 1779.
CAMPBELL, Major general ARCHIBALD (afterwards K.B.)
Lt. Governor 1778 .Capt. Gen. & Governor in Chief, 1783. Returned to England 12th. July, 1784
M. A. St. George 1783, '87, '90. '97. Private Secretary to Governor Campbell. Elected Speaker 25th. July 1797. Married Frances Gent widow of Ballard Beckford.
CAMPBELL, JAMES (Colonel)
Died (Orange Bay Estate) 1744. Aged 47 years.
M.A Westmoreland 1706, '7, '18. St. Elizabeth 1721.
M.A. St. David 1720.
CAMPBELL, Col. JOHN
M.A. Westmoreland 1711. M.C. 1722. Died 1740. Aged 66 years. He was interred in a private burial ground in St. Elizabeth, and the following is a copy of the Inscription on his Tomb.
Here lies the Honorable John Campbell, born at Inverary in Argyleshire, North Britain, and descended of the Ancient family of Auchenbrock, when a youth he served several campaigns in Flanders. He went as Captain of the Troops sent to Darien, and on his return by this Island, in 1700, he married the daughter of Colonel Claiborne by whom he had several children.
In 1718, he married Elizabeth (now alive) relict of Col. Garnes. He was many years member of the Assembly, Colonel and Custos of St. Elizabeth. In I722, he was made one of the Privy Council. He was the first Campbell who settled in this Island, and thro his extream generosity and assistance, many are now possessed of opulent fortunes. His temperance and great humanity have always been very remarkable. He died January 29, 1740. Aged 66 years. Universally lamented.
CAMPBELL, JOHN (of Hodges)
M.A. St. Elizabeth 1768, '70.
CAMPBELL, JOHN ( of Salt Spring )
M.A. Hanover 1755, '61, '68, '70, '73. Taken by an American privateer, on his passage to England, and carried to New London where he died 1782. Aged 53 years.
M.A. Trelawny 1779
CARDOSO, DANIEL RODRIGUEZ
Merchant Kingston 1791.
Merchant Kingston. Died K.P.C. 1780. Aged 35 years. The Cargill family was from Scotland, some time during the Stuart rebellions, and were connected in Jamaica with the Marstons, Lascelles and Dallas families.
CARGILL, Col. RICHARD
M.A. St. Thos. East 1778. Died K.P.C. 1781. Aged 37 years.
M.A. Vere 1704, '11, '22, '49, '52.
In 1747 a private act was passed for vesting several parcels of land in Vere, part of the estate of Millborough, a minor, wife of Richard Cargill Esquire, only daughter and devisee of William Hodgins Esquire, deceased in Trustees to be by them sold to pay Quit rents and the Legacies of Edward and Gibbons Hodgins, and for preserving the most improvable and profitable parts thereof for the said Millborough Cargill and others who maybe entitled thereof under the will of William Hodgins her father.
M.A. Vere 1719.
Clerk Vestry St. James 1768.
M.A. Westmoreland 1704. Vere 1718.
Captain Militia 1779.
CARLISLE, (Earl of)
Arrived as Governor of Jamaica 28, April 1678. He sailed for England 27, May 1680.
Merchant. Died St. Andrews P.C. 1731. Aged 40 years
M.A. Clarendon 1711. St. Catherine 1711.
CARY, Col. THEODORE
M.A. St. Dorothy 1677, '8, '9. Died S.T. 1683. Aged 63 years. He was one of the sonnes of Cockington House in Devonshire, and brother to Sir Henry Cary, Captain of the Fort at Port Royal. M.C. and one of the Judges of the Grand Court. Vide Archers M.I.
His wife died St. Andrew P.C. 1730. Aged 23 years.
Coll. Constable St. Andrew 1766.
CASTILLO, Sir JAMES de, Knight
A wealthy and potent Spanish Hidalgo. Agent in this Island of the Great Royal African Company, He resided in the House at Spanish Town known as the Eagle House, and commonly called "John Crow House." In 1695 a Law was passed by the Legislature ''for confirming a parcel of land to Sir James de Castillo, Knight," whether it is the same land on which the "Eagle House" was built, or not, I have not been able to find out.
M A. St. Mary 1722.
Merchant Kingston 1728.
M.A. St. Elizabeth 1782.
CHAMPNEYS, Sir THOMAS
M.A. St. Thomas East 1787, '90.
M.C. 1701. Receiver General 1711. M.A. Port Royal 1718, '19, '21, '22.
M A. St. Thomas Vale 1722. St. Catherine 1737. In 1731 a private act was passed to establish, confirm and secure the right and title of the Honorable Edward Charlton Esquire, to three parcels of land in the Town of Saint Jago de la Vega in the parish of Saint Catherine.
CHARNOCK, JOHN M.D.
Died St. John's 1730. His wife Frances was daughter of Captain John Rose of London.
Provost Marshal General. 1671.
Tavern Keeper, Kingston 1766.
A private act was passed in 1699, to enable him to sell lands for payment of debts and settle a jointure. Vide Hotchkin.
M.A. Clarendon, 1781.
CHOLMONDELEY, Hon. And Revd.
Auditor General 1764.
CLAIBORNE, Colonel LEONARD
M.A. St. Elizabeth 1693. Died 1694, while opposing the invasion of Jamaica by the French uder Ducasse. His daughter married John Campbell of St. Elizabeth.
CLARKE, Col, ALURED ( afterwards G.C.B. and Field Marshal)
Lt. Governor 1784
M.A. St. David 1726. Died K.P.C. 173l. Son and heir of the Hon. John Clarke of St. Davids.
CLARKE, Major EDWARD
M.A. Westmorland 1749, '52. Trelawny 1771. Married Elizabeth 3rd daughter, and coheiress of James Guthrie Esqre.
In 1771 two private acts were passed, one to enable him to carry into execution his new invented machines, and the other to entitle him to the same rights and privileges with English subjects under certain restrictions.
Master Gunner 1764.
Churchwarden Port Royal 1725
CLARKE, Col. JOHN
M.A. St, David 1693, '98, 1702, '3, '7, '16. Kingston 1711. St. Andrew 1719. Died 1720.
M.A. Hanover 1755. Died 1756.
CLARKE, ROBERT of Hanover, Esqre.
In 1761 a private act was passed to entitle his reputed son to the same rights, &c., with English subjects.
Coroner St. Catherine 1770.
In 1774 a private act was passed to entitle his reputed children by Charlotte Perolet to the some rights etc., with English subjects.
Clerk of the Crown 1722. He was a younger son of the 3rd Baronet of that name and family. ( Archer.)
M.A. Kingston 1718. St. Andrew 1719. '20. Port Royal 1732. Died 1735.
CLARKE, Sir SIMON
6th Baronet. M.A. St. John 1731. St. Mary 1732, '36. Called to the Council l740.
CLARKE, Sir SIMON
7th Baronet. M.A. Hanover 1760, '72. Died ( Lucea Church ) 1777. Aged 50 years. Vide "Peerage in Jamaica."
CLARKE, Col. THOMAS
M.A. St. James 1682. St. James & St. Andrew 1686. Elected to serve for St. Andrew 1686. Port Royal 1688. St. Andrew 1693, '95, 1701, '6. Kingston 1704.
CLARKE, THOMAS Jnr.
M.A. Kingston 1701. Called to the Council 1701.
Clerk Supreme Court Office 1774.
CLAYBORNE, ( See Claiborne.)
M.A. Guanaboa 1663.
Receiver General Montego Bay 1766.
CLIFFORD, JOHN (St. Catherine, Gentleman,)
In 1761 a private act was passed to entitle his reputed children by Phoebe Forord to the same rights &c., with English subjects.
Secretary Commander in Chief 1774.
COAPE, See "Cope."
M.A. St. John 1695, '98. Churchwarden Port Royal 1701.
COCKBURN, THOMAS ( Cockburn & Mackay.)
Attorney at Law. M.A. St Andrew 1781, '87, '90.
M.A St. James 1726. St, Andrew 1728, '31. Died 1731.
Late wife of Dr. Thomas Cockburn, died K.P.C. 1738. Aged 31 years. Dr. James Cockburn and Sarah his wife, also named in the same Tablet. The Arms, quarterly 1 & 4, three cocks, and 2 & 3 six mascles 3, 2 & 1, are those of the late Lord Chief Justice Cockburn of England.
Deputy Marshal St. Cathre 1770.
Committees of the Council and Assembly very often met at her house in Spanish town.
In 1699 a private act was passed to enable her to sell lands of her deceased husband John Johnson for payment of his debts.
In 1746 a private act was passed to entitle his widow Elizabeth afterwards wife of Anthony Cook, afterwards wife of Thomas Cadogan and daughter of Charles Knight by a free Indian woman, and her children by said Lawrence Cole, to the same rights &c., with English subjects.
COLEBECK, Col. JOHN
One of the Conquerors of Jamaica 1655. M.A. Old Harbour 1663. St. Catherine 1671, '4. St. Dorothy 1675, '7, '8, '9. Asst. Judge Supreme Court 1675. Elected speaker vice S. Long, sick, 1672. Died S.T. 1682. Aged 52 years.
The following is a copy of the inscription on a Tablet in the Cathedral, Spanish Town. (All in Capital Letters )
"Here Lyeth ye body of Collnell John Colebeck of Colebeck in St. Dorothyes who was born ye 30 of May, 1630 and came with ye army that conquered this Island ye 10th day of May 1655, where haveing discharged several Honble Offices, both Civill and Military with great applause he departed this life ye 22nd day of February l682."
The same inscription appears on a Tablet in the Parish Church at St. Dorothy, and it is curious to know in which of the two places his body "Lyeth."
Born at Hollingbourn in Kent. Died S.T. 1761. Aged 44 years. Descendant of Walter, son of Sir John Culpepper.
COLLIER, Col. ANTHONY
M.A. Seven Plantations 1663. M.C. 1671. Died S.T. 1677. Aged 40 years. His widow Elizabeth married Sir Francis Watson, Knight, President of the Council; Sir Francis who was a Major General was buried in the Chancel of the Cathedral 1691, and Lady Watson in 1698.
Clerk Assembly 1711.
Clerk Assembly 1706.
Died K.P.C. 1736. Aged 64 years. His wife and 3 children predeceased him K.P.C. 1711 to 1717.
M.A. St. James 1706, '7, '9, '11.
M.A. St. David 1691.
M.A. Port Royal 1735.
M.A. St. Mary 1711. Edward Cook Gentleman of St. Andrew, died K.P.C. 1716.
COOK, ANTHONY. ( See Lawrence Cole.)
Clerk Assembly 1688.
M.A. St. Elizabeth 1752, '54, '55. M.C. 1780. Major General Militia 1779.
In 1767 a private act was passed for enabling him to carry into execution his new invented cattle mill for grinding of sugar Canes.
Deputy Receiver General 1766
COOPER, THOMAS MARTIN
His wife Mary died 1710. O.B.G.H.W.T.
M A. Westmoreland 1766, '68, '71, '81.
COPE, Major JOHN (afterwards Lt.-Col.)
One of the first members of the Council of twelve, 1661.
Married Hester daughter of R. Balthrope & sister of Anne, wife of Col. Thomas Freeman.
His wife Deborah, daughter of Dr. John Burnell, died St. Johns 1727. Aged 20 years. Married nearly 5 years, and died in childbead of her first child.
CORRIN, ( Sec Cummins,)
COSSLEY, Major JOHN
M.A St. David 1701, '11. St. Thos. East 1702, '7, '9.
M.A. St. David 1755.
In 1766 a private act was passed to entitle his reputed children by Elizabeth Diston to the same rights with English subjects.
Contractor supplying water to Fort Charles & Fort Augusta 1766.
M.A. Port Royal 1679.
M.D. Spanish Town 1779.
M.A. St. Catherine 1703, '4. Died 1704.
Rector of Kingston. Appointed Chaplain to the House in 1771, Resigned 1775.
Engineer 1759. The Kings House in Spanish Town was built by him in 1762.
St. Ann Planter.
In 1786 a private act was passed to entitle his reputed children (by Sarah Fisher) named Elizabeth Margaret Craig and Charles Robert Craig to the same rights with English subjects. Vide Hull.
M.A. Westmoreland 1761, '5, '6.
M.A. Port Royal 1769, '70, '81. Died 1781.
M.A, St. Dorothy 1686, '98, 1703.
A private act was passed in 1698 to enable Trustees to sell part of his land to discharge a mortgage.
Clerk Chancery Office 1677.
Clerk House of Assembly 1723 [or 1728?]
CROSSE, SAMUEL BALDWIN
M.A. St. Ann I756, '61. Vacated 1764.
M.A. Kingston 1737.
First Clerk Supreme Court Office 1774.
Provost Marshal General 1759.
Fourth Clerk Chancery Office 1769.
Permitted to use the surname of Corrin by a law passed in 1771, pursuant to the will of Henry Corrin.
M.A. St James 1768.
Arrived as Captain General and Governor in Chief 29, December 1735. Died S.T. 12, February 1736. Aged 59 years. He fell by an act of his own intemperance at a public entertainment.
M.A. Westmoreland 1740.
A private act was passed in 1739, to entitle his reputed son to the same rights &c,. with English subjects born of white parents.
CURSON, Captain WILLIAM
Commander of the "Betty Sloop" under Admiral Morgan. 1668, '70.
M A. St. Thomas East 1764. Commissary Windward 1726.
In 1779 a private act was passed to enable him to charge and incumber his moiety of a certain plantation called Amity Hall in St. Thomas the East with a certain sum of money therein mentioned.
Vestryman Kingston 1772. Commissary General 1778. Provost Marshal General 1781. M.A. Port Royal 1788. Died S.T. 1789.
( Archer's M.I. places the date at 1780).
M.A. Port Royal 1768.
Two brothers, Lewis ( father of the Hon. George Cuthbert sometime President of the Council) and George (Provost Marshal General described above) descended from a family in the county of Inverness, came out to Jamaica, and married two sisters of the Hon. George Pinnock, late President of the Council. A third brother, a Roman Catholic, was consecrated Bishop of Rhodes. ( In partibus infidelium ) Archers M.I.
Merchant Kingston 1728.
DAKINS, HENRY Senior
Died 1683; aged 43 years. O.B.G.H.W.T. He left by his wife Elizabeth Drury 5 sons viz., Henry, Charles. John, Philip, and Richard. The last was a Doctor of Medicine, The mother died 1733; aged 76 years. Was buried at the same place, and so also were the sons, Charles, John, and Richard.
DAKINS, Col. HENRY Junior, son of Henry Dakins Senior.
M.A. St. Andrew 1711, '16. St. Elizabeth 1722.
Tailor Kingston 1779.
His wife Mary died K.P.C. 1761. Aged 20 years,
M.A. Kingston 1761. Vacated 1764.
DALLING, LT. Col. JOHN ( afterwards Baronet, Lt. Gen )
Commanding 43rd Regiment 1763. Captn. Fort Charles 1770. Lt. Governor in 1772, and again in 1777, Capt. General and Governor in Chief 1778. The Assembly voted £500 for a piece of plate to be presented to him as a testimony of the esteem the House entertained of his conduct.
Elizabeth Dalling his wife, who died St Andrew P.C. 1768. Aged 22 years, was a daughter of Phillip Pinnock, and heiress of her uncle Col. Henry Dawkins.
Captn. Loyal Irish Corps 1777.
Clerk Supreme Court Office 1774.
M.D. Bath 1779. Was Chief of the Hospital Staff on the expedition to San Juan dc Nicaragua.
Messenger Assembly 1701.
Attorney at Law 1774.
DANVERS, Honble THOMAS
Vice Admiral of the Red. Died St. Androw P.C. 1746.
Merchant Kingston 1728. Assay Master 1764.
Merchant Kingston 1728.
DARBRAUNCE, Captain COONE
Commander of the ship "Constant Thomas" under Admiral Morgan 1668, '70.
Coll. Constable Port Royal 1757.
Clerk to Cockbnrn & Mackey Solicitors, Kingston 1780.
M.A. St. James 1686.
Coll. Constable. St. Mary 1773.
Coll. Constable St. Cathre. 1773.
M.A. St. Mary 1765. Collector Customs Kingston 1781.
M.A. Hanover 1755, '56, '61. Vide "Douglas" J.C.S.
In 1781, a private act was passed to entitle his reputed son named James Mitchell Dawes by Susanna Mitchell to the same rights with English subjects, Vide Napier.
M.A. Vere 1728. Called to the Council 1732 . Died Old Plantation Estate in Clarendon 1744. Aged 46 years.
M.A. Clarendon 1752, '54, '55, '56. Called to the Council 1757.
M.A. St. Thomas East 1743. Died 1745. Vide Dalling.
DAWKINS, JAMES Junior
Died at Old Plantation Estate 1757. Aged 35 years.
M.A. Clarendon 1679, '88, '93.
M.A. St. Thomas Vale 1752. M.A. Portland 1749. Died Chapelton Church 1752. His widow named Yeamans married Edward Morant in 1754.
First Clerk Provost Marshal General's Office 1773.
DEHANY, GEORGE esq., Son of David Dehany.
Married Mary daughter of Matthew Gregory, junior. Died at Point Estate 1767. Aged 46 years.
Died at Point Estate 1701. Aged 46 years.
Died at Point Estate 1711. Aged 22 years.
DEHANY, Mrs. MARY
Died at Point Estate 1722. Aged 51 years.
Died at Point Estate 1729 in the first year of her age.
Died at Point Estate 1754. Aged 53 years. Mary his wife died same place 1761. Aged 59 years.
Died at Point Estate 1761. Aged 37 years.
DELACREE, Captain EDMUND
M.A. St. Andrew 1664 & '74.
Clerk of Assembly 1679.
DELANEY, Dr. NOAH
M.A. St. George 1702. St. Catherine 1703, '4.
Vestryman Port Royal 1725.
Provost Marshal General 1760.
M A. Westmoreland 1745, '47. Provost Marshal 1750. Married the widow of Col. John Guthrie 1741. Died 1751.
M.A. St. Elizabeth 1761, '65, '66. Died 1766.
M.A. St. Thomas Vale 1721, '26.
Surgeon Kingston. Died K.P.C. 1746.
DELEON, JACOB RODRIQUES, M.D.
Buried in the Jews Burial Ground Hunts Bay 1703. Aged 60 years.
Coll. Constable St. Elizabeth 1766.
DELLIATT, Captain JAMES
Commander of Ship Port Royal under Admiral Morgan in 1668, '70.
M.A. St. David 1790.
M.A. Clarendon 1727.
M.A. Port Royal 1754, '56, '66, '68, '70. Died 1779.
Lieut. Light Horse Spanish Town 1779.
M.A. St. Mary 1763, '5, '6, 1770, '76, '81.
Coll. Constable St. Dorothy 1779.
DEREHAM, Sir RICHARD
Attorney General 1688.
Vestryman Port Royal 1725.
Printer Kingston 1794.
M.A. St. Elizabeth 167I. He refused to take the oath and a new election took pllace, when Christopher Pinder was elected. Vide Gomersall.
Schoolmaster St. Mary 1766.
DOBSON, Captain RICHARD
Commander of "The Fortune" under Admiral Morgan 1668, '70.
Merchant Kingston 1728.
Coroner Kingston 1770.
M.A. St. John l671.
A private act was passed in 1731, for vesting the real estate of Elizabeth Doddington formerly of Port Royal in this Island widow deceased undisposed of by her executors and Trustees in the Churchwardens of Port Royal and their successors for performance of her will.
D'OYLEY, Colonel, afterwards general EDWARD
The command of the Army in Jamaica devolved upon him on the death of Major General Sedgewick 1656, and again in 1657, on the death of General Brayne. Confirmed in the command of the Island in 1661 by King Charles II. General D'Oyley retired into private life on his return to England. He was pardoned by the King on 5 May 1663 for "all treasons felonies and misdemeanors" by him committed in Jamaica before he was appointed Governor of Jamaica.
Governor's Secretary, 1760.
Deputy Marshal Westmoreland 1759.
Printer Jamaica Mercury, Kingston 1779.
DOUGLAS, JAMES CHARLES SHOLTO
Collector Customs, Kingston 1764. Presented with a Gold Hilt Sword, valued £50 by the Assembly for suppressing Insurrection St. Mary. Vide Peerage in Jamaica.
M.A. St. Catherine 1691, '3, '5, '8.
DOWELL, LUKE SPENCER
M.A. Port Royal 1756. St. David 1761. Vacated 1764. St. James 1765. Hanover 1766.
Captain Trelawney Troop 1779.
M.A. Portland 1736.
M A. St. Ann 1702. St. David 1707. St. Mary 1708. St, George 1710, '11. St James 1719.
DRAX, Captain WILLIAM
M.A. St. Ann 1686. Vide "Albemarle."
He was elected for St. Ann in 1687, but being in prison for a debt of £600, his election was declared null and void, and a new writ issued. He was again elected for St. Ann in 1688.
Vestryman Port Royal 1725. M.A. Port Royal 1761. '65.
DUCKE, Captain EDMUND
Attorney General 1671, M.A. St. Catherine, 1679. Died S.T. 1683. His wife Martha was murdered by slaves in 1678.
M.A. Kingston 1731. St. David 1733. St. Thomas East 1745, '49. Portland 1752.
In 1747 a private act was passed to entitle his reputed children to the same rights and priviliges with English subjects born of white parents.
DUNBAR, Captain PATRICK
Commander of "The Prosperous" under Admiral Morgan 1668.
M.A. St.James 1752, '54, '55.
Planter St. Ann.
Private act passed in 1784 to enable him to overcome the Law of Disabilities, and to entitle his reputed children by Sarah Gray to the name rights &c., with English subjects.
Schoolmaster on board the Vanguard 1760, Port Royal.
Receiver General 1776.
Coroner Kingston 1777.
M.A. St. Andrew 1749, '52. His daughter Mrs. Ann Neufville died K.P.C. 1782. Aged 24 years. His widow married Dr. Fortunatus Dwarris, Custos of St. George, who died 1790. Aged 63 years. Monument K.P.C. by Mrs. Frances. Dwarris the widow.
DUQUESNE, Hon GABRIEL MARQUIS
Commander Fort Port Royal 1725.
M.A. St. George 1754, '55. See Dunston.
M.A. St. Andrew 1771. '72. '83. Died 1785.
M.A. St. Andrew 1716
Deputy Reg. V. A. Court 1771. Judge Advocate General 1777. Receiver General 1779. M.A, Kingston 1784.
M.A. Kingston 1701.
M.A. St, David 1664.
M.A. St. David 1695. St. Andrew 1701. Kingston 1698, 1701, '2, '3. M C. 1706. Receiver General 1695.
A private act was passed in 1699, for entailing a parcel of land upon him and his heirs according to an agreement made before marriage.
M.A. Kingston 1735. St. Andrew 1731, '32, '35.
EDMUNDS, PHILIP. Vide PRICE
Merchant Port Royal. Died K P.C. 1745. Aged 38 years.
EDWARDS, BRYAN (HISTORIAN)
M.A. St. George 1765, '66, '71. M.C. 1772.
M.A. Trelawny 1787. Sir Bryan Edwards Knight Chief Justice of Jamaica 1856, was a descendant of this family.
EDWARDS, ZACHARY BAYLY
M.A. St. Andrew 1785, '90.
EDWARDS, NATHANIEL BAYLY
Died St. Andrew P.C. 1771. Aged 21 years.
M.A. Port Royal 1757, '61. Vere 1766, '68, '72. Died 1773.
Vestryman Port Royal 1725.
EFFINGHAM, THOMAS Earl of
Arrived as Capt. General and Governor in Chief 17, March, 1790. He died (3 weeks after the death of the Countess ) on 17, Nov.. 1791. Their funerals voted l"y the Assembly at a cost of nearly £8,000. His mother was a daughter of Peter Beckford Esquire, Speaker of the Assembly of Jamaica.
Clerk Council 1686.
M.A. Kingston 1703.
M.A St. Thomas East 1736.
In 1761 a private act was passed to entitle his reputed children by Jane Harris to the same rights with English subjects.
M.A. St. Andrew 1707, '21. St. Mary 1722.
M.A. St. George 1686. St. Thos. Vale 1688. Speaker 1688. M.C. 1688. Chief Justice 1689.
ELLETSON, Sir ROGER HOPE. Vide "HOPE"
M.A. Port Royal 1752, '54, '55, '56. M.C. 1757. Lieut. Governor 1766. Sir Rogcr H. Elletson resided at Hope in St. Andrew.
The Elletson Road in Kingston was established by the Hope Estate, the property of the Duke of Buckingham who derived the acquisition to his fortune from his alliance with the House of Chamlos. In an account of the Hope Estate published in 1818, it is said that there is a private road 50ft. wide belonging to the Estate which leads all the way to Kingston Harbour. At the extremity of this road is a wharf where the Produce of the Estate may be shipped. This road was reserved by Sir Roger Hope Elletson whilst he was proprietor of the Estate.
In 1776 a Law was passed (but which was disallowed) to enable the justices and vestry of Kingston to avail the inhabitants of Kingston of the grant of Hope Plantation water made to the said Town by his Honor Roger Hope Elletson Esqre , deceased late Lieut. Gov. of Jamaica, and to conduct the said water to and through the said town and the places adjacent thereto.
ELLETSON, THOMAS HOPE
M.A. St. Andrew 1754, '55. St. George 1756.
Called to the Council 1757.
In 1752 a private act was paused to enable him to take up water for turning mills out of Hope River on his plantation called "Hope Plantation." In 1757 the Law was rendered more effectual.
M.A. St. David 1704.
M.A. Hanover 1726, '27, '28, '31, '32. St. George 1728, '5l, '52. Westmoreland 1736. St. Mary 1732.
ELLIS, Capt, JOHN, senior (afterwards Major)
M.A, St. Mary 1701, '2. St, Catherine 1688, 1703, '6, St George 1701, '2.
ELLIS, JOHN junior
M.A. St. George 1701. St. Catherine 1704, '6, '9.
M.A. St, George 1756, '59. St. Catherine 1766. St. Mary 1752, '54, '55, '68. Vide "Peerage."
ELLIS, WILLIAM BECKFORD.
M.A. St. George 1761. St. Mary 1756.
Deputy Marshal Kingston 1761. Provost Marshal General 1764.
Deputy Marshal Spanish Town 1761.
M.D. Kingston 1766. Partner with Dr. MackGlashan. M.A. St. George 1775, '81. Asst. Judge Superior Court 1780.
Elected M.A. for St. Elizabeth 1756, but the return was amended and the name of Peter Sergeant inserted.
ELYES, Col. GERSHAM
M.A, St. Mary 1710.'11. St Ann 1716, '36. St. Thos. Vale 1721. St. James 1711, '19. Died 1737. His wife Mary died S.T, 1736. Aged 37 years.
Commander of the "Civilian" under Admiral Morgan 1668, '70.
Deputy Receiver General Montego Bay 1766.
ESPINAS, JAMES L.
M.A. St. Elizabeth 1679. Died 1683.
Clerk Superior Court 1763. Deputy Clerk Court, & Crown. 1764
Coll. Constable Hanover 1777.
Coll. Constable St. Ann 1774.
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