James Gayleard

1780 - 1855

Claimant or beneficiary

Biography

Resident slave-owner in Jamaica.

  1. President of the Council in Jamaica for 17 years, according to Barry Higman, and elsewhere shown to have been in that position in 1840, and also a Master in the Jamaican Court of Chancery, buried in the churchyard of Spanish Town Cathedral.

Sources

NB There is possibility that some of the linkages shown by LBS for James Gayleard refer to James Gayleard jun. , although in the compensation records the latter appears to be specifically identified as 'jun.'

  1. B. W. Higman Plantation Jamaica pp. 88-89, from which the life-dates shown for James Gaylord are also taken.

Associated Claims (6)

£32 11S 9D
Awardee
£414 12S 4D
Awardee (Trustee)
£29 3S 1D
Awardee (Administrator)
£3,867 11S 10D
Unsuccessful claimant (Executor or executrix)
£147 9S 5D
Awardee
£661 0S 7D
Awardee (Trustee)

Associated Estates (7)

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
1826 [EA] - → Attorney
1834 [EA] - → Executor
1823 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Attorney
1817 [EA] - → Executor
1826 [EA] - → Attorney
1820 [EA] - → Attorney
1820 [EA] - → Attorney