George Gooding or Goodwin

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George Gooding was owner of 218 acres and 30 enslaved people in St Andrew, Jamaica, in 1753.

George Goodwin was listed in the Jamaican Quit Rent books for 1754 as the owner of 218 acres of land in St Andrew and 3481 acres of land in Westmoreland, total 3699 acres.

The will of George Goodin late of the island of Jamaica was the subject of a legal opinion given in London 28/11/1763. The opinion show his primary legatee as Fife Elletson, son of his daughter Sarah Elletson, with remainder to her and then after her death to the surviving children of his other daughter Mary Dehany (George, David, Mary, Ann, Philip and Goodin). The children's names identify them as the family also of David Dehany (d. 1756).


CO137/28 pp. 169-175 transcribed at

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

The opinion is in the Thomas Hall papers at USC (Mary Dehany the daughter had married Thos. Hall), [accessed 24/03/2017].

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 (1)

Father-in-law → Son-in-law