John Neilson of Woodside

???? - 25th Jun 1800


Owner of Woodside in St Mary, Jamaica. Died in 1800 and was buried in the Woodside Anglican churchyard. The estate was inherited by his son William John Neilson, then a minor, and subject to an annuity to John's wife Frances Maidstone Neilson. By 1834 the annuity was in arrears and most of the slave compensation was awarded to Frances Maidstone Neilson.


T71/856 St Mary claim no. 457. Erna Brodber, Woodside, Pear Tree Grove P.O. (Mona, Jamaica: The University of the West Indies Press, 2004) pp. 10, 34, 45.

Further Information

Frances Maidstone
Wiliam John

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
- 1800 [EY] → Owner
1803 [EA] - 1811 [LA] → Previous owner

Relationships (3)

Husband → Wife
Father → Son
Father-in-law → Daughter-in-law