Andrew Gregory Johnston

???? - 1850

Claimant or beneficiary


Claimed unsuccessfully for the compensation under an award in Portland (which was paid to the mortgagees) and known to have owned an estate called Anchovy Valley in Portland. In Britain until c. 1830, then apparently in Jamaica.

  1. Andrew Gregory Johnston of Anchovy-valley Estate, died in 1850 his 65th year in St Thomas-in-the-East Jamaica.

  2. William Gregory Johnston, the son of Elizabeth Jones and Andrew Gregory Johnston, was baptised at St Marylebone 27/06/1817 (born 14/06/1817). Jane Elizabeth Jones gave her father's name as Andrew Gregory Johnston planter when she married Edmund Girling at St Marylebone 28/04/1849. Andrew Johnston, a West India proprietor, bought Fritton Hall in 1819 and "went to Jamaica, soon after his purchase; and in July, 1830, the manor and estate were sold by auction at Yarmouth..."


T71/868 Portland no. 33; 'Fritton ', The History and Antiquities of the County of Suffolk: volume 1 (1846), pp. 352-359., [accessed 10 March 2013].

  1. Times 27/4/1850 p. 9; Times 16/6/1864 p.1 (the notice of the death of his daughter) showed Andrew Gregory Johnston as of Fritton Hall Suffolk and Anchovy-valley; Old Bailey Sessions online, Ref t18260406-199 (6th April 1826) theft of Andrew Gregory Johnston's purse: in his evidence Andrew Gregory Johnston said: 'I live in Suffolk.'

  2., London, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906 [database online];, London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921 [database online]. [accessed 08/09/2016].

Further Information


Associated Claims (1)

£2,774 18s 2d
Unsuccessful claimant (Owner-in-fee)

Associated Estates (1)

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
1807 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Owner

Legacies Summary

Physical (1)

Country house
Fritton Hall [Purchased] 
description →
Estate in Suffolk, owned by Andrew Gregory Johnston 1819-1830. 'All these several persons [members of the Fuller family], by deed dated the 9th and 10th of November, 1819, conveyed the manor and the...

Relationships (2)

Son → Father
Notes →
Inferred: this relationship has not yet been evidenced by LBS, although it is present in online genealogical...
Son → Mother

Addresses (1)

Fritton Hall, Suffolk, East Anglia, England