Captain John Strachan

???? - 1772


John Strachan of St Ann, planter. Estate probated in Jamaica in 1775. Slave-ownership at probate: 53 of whom 22 were listed as male and 31 as female. 0 were listed as boys, girls or children. Total value of estate at probate: £4206.84 Jamaican currency of which £3470 currency was the value of enslaved people. Estate valuation included £0 currency cash, £681.59 currency debts and £0 currency plate.

The will of John Strachan of St Ann was proved in Jamaica 11/02/1773.


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

Island Record Office, LOS 41.

We are grateful to Daniel Livesay for his assistance with compiling this entry.

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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
1774 [EA] - 1788 [LA] → Previous owner

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