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Royal Gazette

January 5, 1793

Kingston, Jamaica, West Indies


The ship Phoebe Ann, bound to Savanna-la-Mar, passed by this port on Saturday morning, Captain Williams, and Lieutenant Dana, of the 13 regiment, who were passengers in that vessel, arrived at Port Royal in an open boat the same evening.

In the Simon Taylor, Mr. Andrew Milne.

In the True Briton, Mr. Samuel Marsh.

In the Phoenix, Hon. Robert Sewell, Esq., his Majesty's Attorney General for this island and a Member of the Privy Council, and Hon. Richard Batty, Esq., Custos of the parish of Vere, and a Representative in the Assembly for that parish.

In the Fame, Mr. William Dennis Hall.

In the Catherine Green, Mr. and Mrs. Cooke and daughter, two Miss Farquharsons, Miss Findlater, and Miss Smith.

In the Isabella, Mr. Kullin.

In the Linen Hall, Mr. Charles Redman.

In the Neptune, Mr. and Mrs. Grove, Miss Tomlinson, Miss Christiana B. Tomlinson, and Mr. Thomas Tomlinson.

In the Tortola Planter, Mr. Robert Darnald, and Mr. Thomas Scott.

In the William Beckford, Hon. James Wildman, Esq. and family.

In the Brunswick, David Kerr, Esq. and Lady, Jarvis Gallimore, Esq., William Rhodes James, Esq. jun., Lady, and infant son.

In the Mary Ann, George Crawford, Esq.

In the Neptune, Mr. and Mrs. White, and Mr. Collie.


On Tuesday last, Bennet William Smith, Esquire to Miss Mary Frances Thomas.


On his passage to England, in the Canteret Packet boat, after ten days illness of a bilious fever, Edmund Shirley, Esq. a most amiable and accomplished young gentleman.

Lately at Charleston, Thomas Bell, Esq. of this town, Merchant.

In Spanish Town, on Tuesday last, after a lingering illness, Mrs. Eleanor Craddock, second daughter of the late John Lord Oliphant.

In this town, Mr. Robert Fox, jun., son of Mr. Fox, of Dublin, and lately from that city. Mrs. Jane Woodhall.

Miss Sarah Young, daughter of Mr. William Young.

Mr. Thomas Godfrey; and, Capt. Wemyss, of the 16th regiment.

In Westmoreland, Mrs. Tomlinson, very much regretted.

In this town, Mr. John Mudie, Merchant and Mr. Patrick Morgan

At Norfolk, in Virginia, the 27th of October last, Mr. Alexander Graham, Merchant, late of Savanna la Mar.


His Honour the Lieutenant Governor has been pleased to appoint Thomas Craskell, Esq. Superintendent of the Maroon Town in Trelawny, in the room of Major John James, resigned.

Thursday morning about three o'clock the house of James Taylor, Esquire, in the Red Hills, was set on fire and almost consumed. From certain circumstances it is supposed that the fire was not accidental, and that a Negro in the neighbourhood was the incendiary.

CAVEATS entered in the Office

On whose Estate, and By whom entered

Dec 22 Wilson, Joseph by Duncan Matheson

Dec 29 Patmore, Joshua by George Watson

Jan 3 Fraser, Alex. by John Foxon

Jan 3 Grant, William by Duncan Matheson

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