William Dyer

No Dates

Claimant or beneficiary


Awarded compensation for the Armadale estate in St Ann as administrator of John Graham Clarke (q.v.), and also appearing as counterclaimant as adminstrator of John Graham Clarke in three other awards in Jamaica paid to James Graham Clarke.  Apparently resident in Jamaica.

  1. Deputy Judge-Advocate of the Leeward Trelawny Militia Troop in 1823 (appointed 12/04/1813). Director of the Falmouth Water Company in 1824 and 1839. Churchwarden in Trelawny in 1824. Collecting Constable, Inspector and Collector of Rum Duties in Trelawny in 1839.

  2. Mary Dyer, "the daughter of Miss Blake a free cold. person and William Dyer a white man", born 26/09/1816 and baptised 17/12/1816 in Trelawny.

  3. William Dyer and Jane Alves, both of Trelawny, were married by licence and in church in Trelawny by Rev. Thomas Alves, curate, brother of Jane, 26/10/1820.


T71/857 St Ann claim no. 624. T71/872 Hanover No. 41, T71/857 St Ann No. 481 and T71/874 Trelawny No. 423 for William Dyer's three counterclaims as administrator of John Graham Clarke as mortgagee or judgment creditor.

  1. Jamaica Almanacs 1823, 1824 and 1839.

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

  3. Ibid.

We are grateful to Jim Brennan for his assistance with compiling this entry.

Further Information

Jane Alves

Associated Claims (3)

£750 3s 7d
Awardee (Administrator)
£358 6s 1d
£273 12s 5d

Associated Estates (10)

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
1832 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Administrator
1829 [EA] - → Other
1832 [EA] - → Attorney
1832 [EA] - → Attorney
1823 [EA] - 1826 [LA] → Executor
1826 [EA] - 1829 [LA] → Attorney
1832 [EA] - → Attorney
1823 [EA] - → Other

Attorney of the estate of John Graham Clarke, mortgagee of enslaved people on the estate.

1832 [EA] - → Administrator
1820 [EA] - 1823 [LA] → Executor

Relationships (1)