Hon. William Jackson

???? - 1804


Chief Justice of Jamaica, dying in London c. 1804.

  1. Will of William Jackson [late Chief Justice of Jamaica but now of Upper Phillimore Place] Kensington Middlesex proved 12/09/1804. He left £2000 to his nephew William Jackson of St Dorothy Jamaica, £200 to his kinsman Richard Butterfield of Cursitor Street, City of London and an annuity of £200 p.a. to his mother-in-law; he left his mountain plantation in St Dorothy called Blue Hole [previously part of another, illegible, estate] to his nephew William Jackson. He left the rest of his property in trust for his reputed daughter Elizabeth Jackson by Bridget Strachan [?] born in St Dorothy on or around 29/11/1789 and then at Mrs Young's Boarding School in Kensington.


See entry for his only child Elizabeth Bogle French nee Jackson.

  1. PROB 11/1414/128

Further Information

Elizabeth Frances
a natural daughter Elizabeth

Associated Estates (4)

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
1809 [EA] - 1815 [LA] → Previous owner
1804 [EA] - 1804 [LA] → Owner
1809 [EA] - 1827 [LA] → Previous owner
1803 [EA] - 1804 [LA] → Owner

Relationships (2)

Uncle → Nephew
Notes →
William Jackson inherited Blue Hole and others under the will of his uncle Hon. William Jackson proved in...
Father → Natural Daughter

Addresses (1)

Upper Phillimore Place, Kensington, London, Middlesex, London, England