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Dollar Family History Andrew Dollar of Jamaica - his family, his ancestors and descendants [M]
Colonial Secretary and Dingwall letters Eight letters from Dingwall in Jamaica to Scotland 1801-1830; a letter from the Colonial Secretary in 1884 concerning Cedar Grove pen [M].
Excerpts from the Cornwall Chronicle for May 16, 1789. [M]
Three generations of descendants of Adam McQuistin, with the Inventory of his personal estate, two portraits, and a newspaper article.
Other McQuistins from the St. Catherine Parish Registers.
See McQuistin genealogy
A transcription of the Memorandum Book of Thomas McQuistin of St. Catherine, in which he names his debtors and the nature of their debts, the names of his slaves, his property holdings, etc.
See McQuistin Memorandum Book
Individual Depositions from 1754 to 1755 by 9 residents of St. Catherine: McQuistin, Androuin, Ewers, Fletcher, Redwood, Rennalls, Taylor, Venn, Worth.
Read some free pages from a new book "The Richest Man in Jamaica" William Raglan Phillips who lived in Jamaica from 1871 until his death in 1930.
Blundell Hall A collection of articles concerning Blundell Hall, Mary Seacole and Miss Grant. [F]
Journal of Alexander Innes covering the time that he spent in Jamaica from December 1823 to February 1824.
See Journal of Alexander Innes
A study of the relationship and financial dealings and documents involving Col. John Campbell of Jamaica and Alexander Campbell of Kirnan, 1700 to 1752.
See Campbell John and Alexander
1. Descendants of the following:
William James Coombs
Joseph Matthews Dunn
Edward Grier Hamilton
Benjamin Scott Hind
George Randall Tingle - 3 generations
John Whittaker - 4 generations
Windett/Brandon - 3 generations
Charles Abraham Sampson - 2 generations
See Coombs to Windett
2. Descendants of Scott and Douglas:
Charles Douglas - 3 generations
Adam Scott - 2 generations
Francis Carteret Scott
James Scott (father of George, Robert Haldane, James, and William Mercer Scott) - 2 generations
Daniel Douglas and John Lindsay Watt
See Scott and Douglas
3. Descendants of the following:
John Batts - 3 generations
James Garth - 3 generations
George Hayes Manton
James Syms - 2 generations
See Batts to Syms
1. Descendants of Richard James
Additional names and information have been added to this family reportSee Descendants of Richard James
2. Descendants of John Simmons
Two additional photographs and further information have been added to this family reportSee Descendants of John Simmons
Mary Seacole grave and probate notice
Photographs of the grave of Mary Seacole and the inscription. Notice which appeared in a newspaper of the probate of the will of Mary Seacole in 1881. Mary Seacole's Grave
Names that were torn on the 1817 Almanac for various parishes have been made searchable based on other Almanacs.
Photographs of plaques in Spanish Town, St. Catherine, Jamaica
A section has been added to the Dissenter Marriages on the Parish Register Films List. It contains corrections and comments on the list of images of these films available online, with instructions on how to match them up with volume numbers on the microfilms. [F]
Names that were torn on the 1821 Almanac for various parishes have been inserted (with a ? question mark) based on 1820 and 1822 Almanacs.
Corrections have been made to some Almanac entries 1796 to 1845 due to their misinterpretation of handwriting in the original Tax Returns. Names affected were: Strachan, Outon, James (recorded as Innes in 1840) and some middle initials of other persons.
Correction to misinterpretation of handwriting in the name Moreau de Lassy, St. Andre des arts, in Roman Catholic burials [M]
Revised Higgin to Hines: Added descendants of William Hine; removed Isaac Higgin. [M]
28 new Photographs
13 new Obituaries
Deaths, Births, and Marriages of Jamaicans reported in Newspapers in Australia and New Zealand.
Transcriptions of Methodist Baptisms in the Spanish Town area 1866 to 1874.
Images of pages from the register of Methodist Baptisms in the Spanish Town area 1875 to 1881 for you to browse.
Transcriptions of February 7, 1789
Transcriptions of February to March 1789.
Virgo and Dunn families, with connections to Pinnock, Scarlett, Gallimore and Brooks. Includes photographs of tombs.
Family reports for Gallimore, Wisdom, Highatt, Scarlett, Dunn, and Grey families.
Families of John and Robert Simmons, including photographs.
Descendants of Mary Hyde, who married Halstead, Emily, and Baillie. Includes Will and list of Deeds.
Letter from Robert Hunter, Governor of Jamaica, 1732, concerning the progress of the first Maroon War.
Early Campbell letters 1747-1757 transcribed from papers in Archives in Scotland [with links to letters 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6]
Letters from the Letter Book of Herbert Jarrett James concerning Weeks annuity and Rose Hall and Palmyra
Portrait and biography of Nathaniel Neilson (1760-1834).
Report of Slave Compensation paid to land owners in St. Thomas in the East in 1838.
Thousands of names of properties, most of which were the names of the owners, have been extracted from maps for 1755 and 1804 and keyed to coordinates on the maps so that they can be located. Created and provided to this site by Antony Maitland. For full directions and links, please go to Jamaica 1755 and 1804 Gazetteers [M].
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