George Worrall Strupar

11th Mar 1783 - 1826


  1. George Worrall Strupar, the editor of the Jamaica Courant, who predeceased his mother Frances Massey Strupar (q.v.). His will, made 02/09/1826 when he was in No. 14 Surrey Street, the Strand, London, was proved in London 16/10/1826. He left his household effects to Margaret Wolfrys of Kingston, 'a female of colour'; and £500 currency to his sister Elizabeth Walter Jackson, wife of John Rawleigh Jackson. He forgave his mother during her life her debts to the Jamaica Courant, and he left his residuary estate who in trust for George and Sophia Strupar, his two natural children with Margaret Wolfrys.

  2. Son of Thomas Strupar and Frances Massey nee Walker. Born 11/03/1783 and baptised in Kingston 10/02/1786. An earlier George Worrall, born and baptised in 1779 with the same parents, had presumably died young.

  3. George Strupar, son of Geo W. Strupar and Margaret Woodfrys "a free m[ulatt]o", born 13/07/1814 and baptised in Kingston, 24/10/1814. Sophia Strupar, daughter of Margaret Woolfrys "a free mulatto" by George W. Strupar, born 16/09/1818 and baptised 14/07/1819 in Kingston. William Strupar, daughter of George Strupar by Margaret Woolfrys "a free person of colour" born 11/11/1819 and baptised in St Andrew 08/12/1821.


  1. PROB 11/1718/62.

  2., Jamaica Church of England Parish Register Transcripts, 1664-1880 [database online].

  3. Ibid.

Further Information

George, Sophia, William (natural children with Margaret Wolfrys)
Newspaper editor

Associated Estates (3)

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] - → Owner
1829 [EA] - → Previous owner
1821 [EA] - 1825 [LA] → Not known

Relationships (4)

Son → Mother
Notes →
George W. Strupar pre-deceased his mother...
Testator → Executor
Extra-marital relationships

Addresses (1)

14 Surrey Street, Strand, London, Middlesex, London, England