John Jacques

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  1. First Mayor of Kingston in 1802, and ancestor of Amy Euphemia Jacques Garvey, the wife of Marcus Garvey. Business associate and possibly partner with Humphrey Ewing and Hon. James Laing (each of whom q.v., the former under Humphrey Ewing Maclae).

  2. As executor, trustee, and creditor of Sir Charles Price, Jacques was involved in a legal dispute on behalf of himself and the other creditors of Price regarding the Goshen estate and bankruptcies of John Seracold and John Jackson.


1. Colin Grant, Negro with a Hat: The Rise and Fall of Marcus Garvey and His Dream of Mother Africa (2008), p. 211.

2. National Archives PCAP 13/2/13: "Printed appeal to an Appeals Committee of the Privy Council from JAMAICA, Court of Chancery [colonial, Caribbean] Appellant: Thomas Murphy esq. Respondent: John Jaques esq, surviving acting executor and trustee, creditor of Sir Charles Price bart the younger, deceased [died 1788]; and on behalf of himself and other creditors".

Further Information


Associated Estates (4)

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
1785 [EA] - 1803 [LA] → Trustee
1786 [EA] - 1799 [LA] → Trustee
1809 [EA] - 1811 [LA] → Joint owner
1800 [EA] - 1800 [LA] → Joint owner

Relationships (5)

Business partners
Business partners
Business associates
Business partners
Notes →
LBS has inferred that the Laing and Moulton of Jacques, Laing and Moulton were Hon. James Laing and Charles...
Executor → Testator