James Johnstone

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Slave-owner on Dominica, owner of Morne Prevost 1817-1823. Possibly the James Johnstone MD of St Joseph's who in 1823 produced a 'certificate' testifying to the beneficial impact of amelioration on the lives of the enslaved people, in which Johnstone said he had been on the island for 32 years.


An Appeal and Caution to the British Nation: With Proposals for the Immediate or Gradual Emancipation of the Slaves - Indemnity must precede emancipation, By A Member of the Dominica Legislature (London, 1824) p. 67.

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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
1817 [EA] - 1823 [LA] → Owner
1805 [EA] - 1814 [LA] → Joint owner