Patrick Taylor formerly Tailzour

???? - 1759


Merchant in Kingston, and father of Simon Taylor of Jamaica and Sir John Taylor (both of whom q.v.).

  1. Patrick Taylor was listed in the Jamaican Quit Rent books for 1754 as the owner of 433 acres of land in St Catherine and 881 acres of land in St Thomas-in-the-East, total 1314 acres.

  2. Mortgagee-in-possession of the estate of George Delapierre in St Thomas-in-the-East, Jamaica, 1752-3.


  1. A List of landholders in the Island of Jamaica together with the number of acres each person possessed taken from the quit rent books in the year 1754', TNA CO 142/31 transcribed at

  2. Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/2 p. 116; Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/3 p. 43.

Further Information

Martha Taylor
Simon; Sir 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
1740 [EA] - → Executor
1759 [EA] - 1759 [LA] → Previous owner

Inferred to be Patrick Taylor, father of Simon Taylor of Jamaica who was later mortgagee-in-possession.

Relationships (3)

Father → Son
Father → Son
Executor → Testator