George Cruickshank

???? - 1818


Coffee planter and owner of Cypress or Cyprus in Jamaica. Possibly the George Cruikshanks listed as owner of 10 enslaved people and 8 stock in St Ann, Jamaica, in 1792.

  1. The will of George Cruickshank of [the island of Jamaica], Physician and Coffee Planter [at present residing in] Edinburgh Midlothian was proved 23/06/1818. He left his estates in Jamaica [and the enslaved people attached to them] to his five daughters Sarah, Elizabeth, Ann, Mary and Jean. His trustees and executors included Thomas Todd (q.v.) of London as well as Hamilton Brown (q.v.) and Robert Fairweather (q.v.) of St Ann's Jamaica: Todd later bought the Cypress estate from the heirs of George Cruickshank.


'A List of slaves and stock in the parish of St Ann taken the 28th March 1792 pursuant to order of the Honourable House of Assembly... transcribed from papers presented to the British Museum by Charles E. Long ref. Add. 12435' transcribed at

  1. PROB 11/1605/342.

Further Information

5 daughters

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] - → Owner
1820 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Previous owner

Relationships (2)

Testator → Trustee
Testator → Trustee