James Galloway

1748 - 28th Aug 1833


Father of Rev. James Galloway. Owner of Unity Hall in St James, Jamaica. Died in Jamaica 28/08/1833 age 75.

James Galloway, the owner of Unity Hall, was an JP in St James 1797-1802 and an assistant judge in Trelawny 1797-1817. He was Lieutenant Colonel of the Trelawny regiment of the militia from 1794 and Colonel 1796-1806. He met Lady Nugent in 1802. In 1810 he was Member of Assembly for St James (he resigned in 1814). He was a director of the Falmouth Water Co. 1801-1816. In his will he mentions his son the Rev. James Galloway of Hertford Great Britain, the residuary legatee. The tablet erected to his memory in Falmouth Church reads: 'Sacred to the memory of James Galloway sq., late of this parish, and of Unity Hall St James who died on the XXVIII day of August MDCCCXXXIII aged LXXV years, resident 56 years in Jamaica. He secured the esteem of society by the kindness and integrity of his private character while during the Maroon War and as a Magistrate and member of the Assembly he faithfully discharged his public duties.'

James Galloway of Trelawny filed Accounts Produce for Amity Hall estate in Jamaica, 1794-1798.


Biographical Register of Saint Andrew's Society of the state of New York No. 390 (1796) James Galloway, pp. 233-234. The information is clearly drawn indirectly from the Jamaica Almanacs and explicitly from Monumental Inscriptions.

Further Information

Rev. James Galloway

Associated Estates (7)

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
1794 [EA] - 1798 [LA] → Not known

Filed Accounts Produce - overseer, attorney, executor?

1826 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Attorney
1820 [EA] - → Other

Sold enslaved people to this estate.

1826 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Attorney
1832 [EA] - → Attorney
1809 [EA] - 28/08/1833 [ED] → Owner
1826 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Attorney

Relationships (1)

Father → Son