Zachary Macaulay

1768 - 1838


The celebrated abolitionist, active as a book-keeper or manager in Jamaica in the 1780s. His ODNB entry shows him as returning to Britain in 1789, although the Accounts Produce for the Hyde estate in St Thomas-in-the-Vale were filed under his name in 1790 and 1791.


J. R. Oldfield, ‘Macaulay, Zachary (1768–1838)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004; online edn, May 2009 [, accessed 30 May 2017]

Further Information


Associated Estates (1)

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
1790 [EA] - 1791 [LA] → Manager