John Gregory

1790 - 1827


Owner of Fellowship Hall in Clarendon, Jamaica. Married to Margaret Milligan née Gregory (q.v.). See her entry for more detail on the family.

Son of Timothy Gregory and Elizabeth Sherlock of Jamaica. Timothy Gregory held Fellowship Hall coffee plantation at Clarendon, Middlesex, Jamaica. By the 1830s John and Margaret Gregory were resident in Edinburgh, where he was studying medicine at the university. He died 25 February 1827, aged 37, at 3 Archibald Place, Edinburgh, Scotland and buried Greyfriars Kirkyard, Edinburgh, Scotland.

  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.


T71/859: Clarendon claim no. 25; Jamaica Church of England Parish Records (photographs of the records online).

  1. [accessed 26/01/2012].

We are grateful to Jane Morrison for her help compiling this entry.

Further Information

Margaret Mulligan
Elizabeth Sherlock, Timothy, John, Ann Milligan, Robert, Daniel, Margaret, Edwardina
A will but no further details
Plantation owner

Associated Claims (1)

£1,549 0S 9D

Associated Estates (2)

The dates listed below have different categories as denoted by the letters in the brackets following each date. Here is a key to explain those letter codes:

  • SD - Association Start Date
  • SY - Association Start Year
  • EA - Earliest Known Association
  • ED - Association End Date
  • EY - Association End Year
  • LA - Latest Known Association
1815 [EA] - 1827 [EY] → Owner
1828 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Previous owner

Relationships (1)

Husband → Wife

Addresses (2)

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