John Ritchie

1804 - ????


One of the heirs of John Ritchie of Farm and Retirement. Probably his son, in which case he was baptised in St James, Jamaica. 26/08/1804 and was the brother of Helen Heath nee Ritchie, his co-heir. He does not appear in the slave registers after 1826.

Sources batch no. I03814-1.

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
1826 [EA] - → Joint owner
1823 [EA] - → Mortgagee-in-Possession

Very likely a group of enslaved people from Blue Hole or Moreland estate in St James, repossessed by John Ritchie in 1823.