Thomas Witter Jackson senior

26th Oct 1776 - 1821


  1. Thomas Witter Jackson (senior) was born in London, 26/10/1776; baptised 18/11/1776 in St Andrew, Holborn, son of John Jackson and his wife Elizabeth Eleanor (nee Witter).

  2. He had eight children with Elizabeth Martha Coakley (q.v.), all baptised in Kingston between 1804 and 1818: Marianne Jackson (1804-), Thomas Witter Jackson (1807-), Mary Ann Jackson (1807-), Elizabeth Eleanor Jackson (1813-), Jane Innes Jackson (1814-), Edward Bullock Jackson (1815-), Charles Hamilton Jackson (1817-1878), Ann Lynch Jackson (1818-).

  3. Attorney General 1806, 1810 and 1818, Chief Justice 1818 until his death in 1821

  4. Honble. Thomas Witter Jackson, 'Chief Justice of this island', died 13/10/1821 and was buried in Kingston, 22/08/1821.


  1., London, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1812 [database online].

  2., Jamaica Church of England Parish Register Transcripts, 1664-1880 [database online].

  3. W. A. Feurtado, Governors and chief office-holders in Jamaica' transcribed at

  4., Jamaica Church of England Parish Register Transcripts, 1664-1880 [database online];, U.S., Newspaper Extractions from the Northeast, 1704-1930 [database online].

We are grateful to David Barker for his assistance with compiling this entry.

Relationships (5)

Nephew → Uncle
Son → Father
Son → Mother
Extra-marital relationships
Father → Natural Son

Addresses (1)

New Ormond Street, London, Middlesex, London, England