William Ricketts Johnson the elder

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Apprenticed to an attorney, Robert Spottiswoode, in London in 1782, when the London merchant Thomas Gowland appeared as his 'next friend' and guardian. Seemingly dead by 1807. LBS has concluded that there were two men of this same name. This man was the son of Jacob Johnson senior, and married Catherine Williams, spinster in Westmoreland, Jamaica, 16/08/1786.


The National Archives of the UK (TNA); Kew, Surrey, England; Court of King's Bench: Plea Side: Affidavits of Due Execution of Articles of Clerkship, Series I; Class: KB 105; Piece: 2, through Ancestry.com UK, Articles of Clerkship, 1756-1874 [database on-line]; Familysearch.org, Westmoreland Parish Register, Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1739-1825 p 112.

Further Information

Catherine Williams

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
1807 [EA] - 1807 [LA] → Previous owner

Relationships (7)

Uncle → Nephew
Husband → Wife
Brother → Sister
Son → Father
Father → Daughter
Father-in-law → Son-in-law