John Tulloch

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Claimant or beneficiary


Planter of St James, Jamaica. In his will, written in 1829 and proved in 1842, he bequeathed his estate to his wife Margaret and daughter Margaret Grace. Margaret Grace, daughter of John and Margaret Tulloch, born 24/10/1820 and baptised 22/03/1821 in St James; she married Robert Dewar, merchant of Montego Bay in Jamaica 07/07/1846.


PROB 11/1971/282;, Jamaica, Church of England Parish Register Transcripts, 1664-1880 [database online];, Jamaica, Civil Registration, 1880-1999 [database online].

We are grateful to Peter Selley for his assistance with compiling this entry.

Further Information

Margaret Grace

PROB 11/1971/282 - precis.

John Tulloch of St James, Jamaica, planter.

To my brother James Tulloch of the United Kingdom of Britain and Ireland £20 sterling in lieu and bar of any claim he may pretend to have on my estate. The same to my sister Mary Mackintosh of the United Kingdom.

To my dear wife Margaret Tulloch and my beloved little daughter Margaret Grace Tulloch all rest and residue to be equally divided between them. For the better provision of my daughter, only the interest may be applied to her education. Should the interest not be sufficient to support her it is left discretionally with her mother to add to the interest as much as will bring her up with a handsome and liberal education. In case of the death of both then the daughter's share to my brother James Tulloch's children.

A house and lot of land in St James's Street purchased by Robert Tulloch deceased and willed to me after Colin W. Tulloch's and Elizabeth Tulloch's death, I bequeath to my affectionate wife and beloved daughter as above. That the house may be better known it was purchased from Sir Simon Haughton Clarke Bart and joins on the churchyard and fronting the street formerly called the Jews Lane.

After my death my property to be valued as soon as possible and the amount thereof known and should my dear wife have a wish to remain in this country the slaves to be her disposal while she may wish so to remain and worked as usual in the jobbing line by giving a liberal salary of £100 to a good man to follow them and finding him in every necessary at the Top House.

My wife to be executrix with my esteemed friend Robert Stuart, millwright of St James, Jamaica. In case of the death of either of them I nominate Henry Hunter of St James.

Signed 25/10/1829.

Proved in London 25/11/1842.


Associated Claims (2)

£954 15s 3d
Awardee (Owner-in-fee)
£173 9s 4d

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] - 1834 [LA] → Owner
1820 [EA] - 1826 [LA] → Executor