John Cleghorn

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Claimant or beneficiary

Biography

Resident attorney and slave-owner in Jamaica.

  1. John Cleghorn was suspended as militia captain by Sir Willoughby Cotton (Commander of the Forces) in 1832, after Cleghorn had set fire to the slave village on the Adelphi estate and summarily executed two enslaved people from the Carlton estate, in the aftermath of the Baptist War.

Sources

  1. C. Petley, Slaveholders in Jamaica: Colonial Society and Culture During the Era of Abolition (2009)

Associated Claims (1)

£1,507 17S 9D
Awardee (Owner-in-fee)

Associated Estates (18)

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
1823 [EA] - 1829 [LA] → Attorney
1823 [EA] - 1829 [LA] → Attorney
1826 [EA] - 1829 [LA] → Attorney
1820 [EA] - 1826 [LA] → Attorney
1826 [EA] - → Attorney
1820 [EA] - 1826 [LA] → Attorney
1823 [EA] - 1826 [LA] → Attorney
1817 [EA] - 1839 [LA] → Owner
1823 [EA] - 1829 [LA] → Attorney
1823 [EA] - 1829 [LA] → Agent
1823 [EA] - 1829 [LA] → Attorney
1823 [EA] - 1826 [LA] → Receiver
1823 [EA] - 1829 [LA] → Attorney
1823 [EA] - 1829 [LA] → Attorney
1823 [EA] - 1829 [LA] → Attorney
1839 [EA] - → Not known
1823 [EA] - 1829 [LA] → Attorney
1823 [EA] - 1829 [LA] → Attorney