John Gregory

???? - 1827


Biography

Owner of Fellowship Hall in Clarendon, Jamaica. Married to Margaret Milligan née Gregory (q.v.).

  1. Will of 'John Gregory Esquire sometime of the Island of Jamaica lately residing at Plumdon near Annan presently residing in Edinburgh' registered in Edinburgh 22/03/1827, makes specific provision for compensation money from the Emancipation Act (1834). Will names the children of the marriage as Elizabeth Sherlock, Timothy, John, Ann Milligan, Robert, Daniel, Margaret and Edwardina.

  2. Baptism of Elizabeth Sherlock Gregory, parents John Gregory and Margaret Milligan at Annan, Dumfries, 25/01/1812. Baptism of Edwardina Gregory, parents John Gregory and Margaret Milligan, Edinburgh, 28/11/1825.

  3. Given the similarity with the names of his first two children and the link to Clarendon, John Gregory was possibly the son of Timothy Gregory and his wife Elizabeth née Sherlock, who also had a son baptised in Clarendon, Jamaica, 25/07/1784.

Sources

T71/859: Clarendon claim no. 25.

  1. http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/w/wills-12.htm [accessed 26/01/2012].

  2. General Register Office for Scotland, OPR 812 0020 0037; General Register Office for Scotland OPR 685/1 0550 0490.

  3. www.familysearch.org Jamaica Church of England Parish Records (photographs of the records online).


Further Information

Absentee?
British/Irish
Spouse
Margaret Mulligan
Children
Elizabeth Sherlock, Timothy, John, Ann Milligan, Robert, Daniel, Margaret, Edwardina
Will
A will but no further details
Occupation
Plantation owner

Associated Claims (1)

£1,549 0S 9D

Relationships (1)

Husband → Wife

Addresses (2)

Edinburgh, Midlothian (Edinburgh), Central Scotland, Scotland
Plumdon, Annan, Dumfriesshire, Southern Scotland, Scotland