John Simson Spencer

???? - 1776


Slave-owner in Jamaica, of London when he made his will in 1774.

  1. John Simpson [sic] Spencer, esq., was buried at Spring Garden, St George, Jamaica, 28/06/1776

  2. Will of John Simson Spencer [lately of Port Royal but now of Titchfield Street] St Marylebone proved 14/08/1776. He left all his personal and real estate to his wife Mary.

  3. The will of Mary Gilpin wife of Richard Gilpin late Mary Spencer widow of Titchfield Street was proved 27/01/1785. Her will is silent on Jamaica property. She left money for a John Simson Spencer then apprenticed to John Sims of London Street, broker. He was presumably a son by an earlier marriage, or a natural son, of her late husband.


  1., Jamaican parish registers, St Mary, Births, Marriages and Deaths, 1752-1841 p. 121.

  2. PROB 11/1023/53.

  3. PROB 11/1125/297.

Further Information

Mary Waylen

Associated Estates (2)

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] - 1775 [LA] → Owner
1776 [EA] - 1776 [LA] → Previous owner

Addresses (1)

Titchfield Street, London, Middlesex, London, England
Notes →

Of Titchfield Street when he wrote his will (proved 1776) in 1774.