John Gayner

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Connected to John William Gayner, later owner of Culloden estate in St Ann.

  1. Probably the John Gaynor junior who owned 70 enslaved people and 100 stock in St Ann, Jamaica, in 1792.

  2. A John Gayner was named as executor in the will of Charles Scarlett, planter, of Parish of St Ann, County of Middlesex, Jamaica, made 20/03/1809, proved in London 05/081817. He was described as the testator's brother-in-law: "I hereby constitute nominate and appoint my beloved Wife Guardian and Executrix, with my dear Brothers in Law John Gayner Esquire and John Reid Gallimore Guardian and Executors of this my last Will and Testament ..."


  1. '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

  2. Will of Charles Scarlett, PROB 11/1595/73.

We are grateful to Rita Lamb for her assistance with compiling this entry.

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
1809 [EA] - 1817 [LA] → Owner