John William Spencer Griffith

???? - 1841

Claimant or beneficiary

Biography

Attorney in Jamaica and awardee in right of his wife of Long Hill estate, later known as Prospect, in St Elizabeth.

  1. Married Catherine Campbell Griffith; father of, among others,

    Catherine Ann: born 28/05/1795; married (i) James White (see sub Hon.Dr. John White), (ii) Admiral Douglas

    Smyth Griffith: born 03/06/1800; Lieut., RN; married Helen Galloway and was father of Colonel John Gilbert Erskine Griffith (born 15/01/1837; Colonel commanding 16th Bombay Infantry, 1882; inherited Hodges Pen on the death of J.J.A. Shakespear; died 1902)

    Anna Maria: married Dr [Andrew] Cooke of St.Ann's parish.

  2. Catherine Campbell Griffith of St Helier, Jersey, was one of the executors of the will of John William Spencer Griffith in 1841.


Sources

Email from Paul Hitchings 04/03/2019 sourced to Daily Gleaner 27/04/1931 p. 31; Ancestry.com, London, England, Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1812 [database online].

  1. Findmypast.co.uk, Index To Death Duty Registers 1796-1903 [database online].

We are grateful to Paul Hitchings and Mary Hewitt for their help with compiling this entry.


Further Information

Name in compensation records
J. Griffith
Spouse
Catherine Campbell Shakespear
Children
Catherine Ann (1795-), Smyth (1800-1902), Anna Maria, and others

Associated Claims (5)

£1,099 4s 9d
Awardee (Executor or executrix)
£233 11s 7d
Awardee
£685 8s 11d
Awardee
£625 13s 0d
Awardee (Executor or executrix)
£1,952 4s 8d
Awardee (Trustee)

Associated Estates (34)

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
1820 [EA] - → Attorney
1823 [EA] - 1826 [LA] → Receiver
1826 [EA] - → Executor
1817 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Executor
1829 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Executor
1829 [EA] - → Attorney
1817 [EA] - 1823 [LA] → Attorney
1829 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Attorney
1826 [EA] - → Executor
1817 [EA] - → Attorney
1826 [EA] - → Executor
1817 [EA] - 1826 [LA] → Attorney
1839 [EA] - → Not known
1823 [EA] - → Attorney
1826 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Attorney
1817 [EA] - → Attorney
1829 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Attorney
1823 [EA] - 1829 [LA] → Executor
1832 [EA] - → Guardian
1809 [EA] - → Not known
1823 [EA] - → Trustee and Executor
1817 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Joint owner
1817 [EA] - 1823 [LA] → Attorney
1829 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Attorney
1829 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Attorney
1823 [EA] - 1826 [LA] → Receiver
1832 [EA] - → Attorney
1823 [EA] - 1826 [LA] → Guardian
1817 [EA] - 1823 [LA] → Attorney
1823 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Guardian
1829 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Attorney
1832 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Trustee
1829 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Attorney
1817 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Attorney

Relationships (8)

Husband → Wife
Brother-in-laws
Brother-in-laws
Father → Daughter
Notes →
...
Grandfather → Grandson
Grandfather → Grand-daughter
Son-in-law → Father-in-law
Other relatives
Notes →
The son of Dr John White married the daughter of John [William Spencer]...

Addresses (1)

St Helier, Jersey, South-east England, England