John Bruce

???? - 15th Oct 1851

Claimant or beneficiary


Owner of Brucefield and Thatchfield pens in St Elizabeth from at least 1817 to 1839 (in partnership with Alexander Bruce in the earlier years).

  1. John Bruce of St Elizabeth married 12/01/1818 at Linton Janet, daughter of the late John Cunningham, Dirle[ton]. Death [in 1851] of 14 Danube Street, Edinburgh, John Bruce Esquire late of Brucefield, Jamaica. The John Bruce who married Louisa Channer at Brucefield 20/05/1838 was presumably a different man, possibly a son.


See almanac entries for Brucefield.

  1. Edinburgh Magazine, Vol. 81 (1818);, Jamaica Church of England Parish Register Transcripts, 1664-1880 [database online]; Edinburgh Evening Courant 21/10/1851.

Further Information


Associated Claims (1)

£859 8s 4d
Awardee (Owner-in-fee)

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
1825 [EA] - 1839 [LA] → Owner
1817 [EA] - 1823 [LA] → Joint owner

Relationships (1)

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Addresses (1)

14 Danube Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian (Edinburgh), Central Scotland, Scotland