John Garrioch

???? - 1761


Slave-owner in Jamaica, apparently resident, dying c. 1761. John Garrioch was listed in the Jamaican Quit Rent books for 1754 as the owner of 415 acres of land in St Thomas-in-the-East. His Leith Hall estate appears to have been in trusteeship for his creditors between 1752 and at least 1754.

  1. John Garrioch of St Thomas-in-the-East, Esquire. Estate probated in Jamaica in 1761. Slave-ownership at probate: 126 of whom 65 were listed as male and 61 as female. 29 were listed as boys, girls or children. Total value of estate at probate: £9319.04 Jamaican currency of which £5640 currency was the value of enslaved people. Estate valuation included £0 currency cash, £1334.5 currency debts and £572.88 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

  1. Trevor Burnard, Database of Jamaican inventories, 1674-1784.

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
1752 [EA] - 1754 [LA] → Owner

The Leith Hall estate owned by John Garrioch appears to have been in trusteeship for his creditors between 1752 and 1754.

Relationships (2)

Beneficiary of Trust → Trustee
Notes →
Charles Burnett deceased was shown in 1752 among the trustees for the creditors on Leith Hall, owned by John...

Inventories (1)