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Owner of White Hall estate in St Andrew in 1753. Died c. 1756.
Andrew Johnston was listed in the Jamaican Quit Rent books for 1754 as the owner of 126 acres of land in St Catherine, 307 acres in St Andrew, 500 acres in Portland, 200 acres in St Mary and 600 acres in Hanover, total 1733 acres.
Andrew Johnston of St Andrew, Esquire. Estate probated in Jamaica in 1756. Slave-ownership at probate: 127 of whom 60 were listed as male and 67 as female. 49 were listed as boys, girls or children. Total value of estate at probate: £4830.15 Jamaican currency of which £3647 currency was the value of enslaved people. Estate valuation included £0 currency cash, £0 currency debts and £305.99 currency plate.
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 http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Samples2/1754lead.htm.
CO137/28 pp. 169-175 transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/1753Andrew.htm; Trevor Burnard, Database of Jamaican inventories, 1674-1784.
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1753 [EA] - → Owner