Edward East

1732 - 1785


Son of Major Francis East of Whitehall, Jamaica (1678-1737).

Edward East was listed in the Jamaican Quit Rent books for 1754 as the owner of 100 acres of land in St Andrew.


Burke's Peerage (1869) p. 389.

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.

Further Information

[1] Amy Hall [2] Mary Wilkins
With [1] Edward Hyde, Amie Anne; with [2] Hinton, Martha, Mary

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
1753 [EA] - → Owner

Relationships (9)

Son → Father
Father → Son
Father → Daughter
Father-in-law → Son-in-law
Father → Son
Grandfather → Grandson
Father → Son
Other relatives
Notes →
John James Digges La Touche married Mary nee Wilkins the widow of Edward East....