Benjamin Lawrence I

20th Mar 1706 - 2nd Dec 1776


Benjamin Lawrence of Profitable Valley alias Running Gut, born 20/03/1706. Member of Assembly for St James. Owner of 4800 acres of land in 1750. DIed 02/12/1776 aged 72 [sic]. Married someone of unknown forename Cross nee Grey. Two children, Benjamin (d. 1784) and George Whitehorne (1744-1783).

Settled Running Gut on his second son George Whitehorne in 1766.


Vere Langford Oliver, Caribbeana being miscellaneous papers relating to the history, genealogy, topography, and antiquities of the British West Indies (6 vols., London, Mitchell, Hughes and Clarke, 1910-1919), Vol. 5, pp. 121-132, Lawrence of Jamaica pedigree and documents.

Will of George Whitehorne Lawrence, PROB 11/1100/70.

Further Information

[unknown forename] Cross nee Grey
Benjamin (?-1784), George Whitehorne (1744-1783)

Relationships (4)

Father → Son
Father → Son
Grandfather → Grandson
Father-in-law → Daughter-in-law