John Rose of London, merchant

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John Rose of London, merchant and nephew of Francis Rose (d. 1720).

Francis Rose left his Jamaican estates to his son Thomas and his heirs, thereafter to Francis's wife Elizabeth for life and thence to his nephew John Rose of London. Thomas died childless after 1724. Before Elizabeth's death in 1727, John Rose sold his interest in the Jamaican estates to Colonel Charles Price for £10,000. The land included Burton's, Savanna (or Old Works) and Rose Hall (or New Works), Bagnold's Thicket (later Decoy), land in Halfway Tree and two houses in Spanish Town.


Michael Craton and James Walvin, A Jamaican Plantation. The History of Worthy Park 1670-1970 (W.H. Allen, London and New York, 1970) pp. 54-55.

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1727 [SY] - 1727 [EY] → Owner

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London, London, England