John Walker of Woodland and Crawfordton

???? - 1857


Son and partner of James Walker of Woodlands (q.v.) as London West India merchants.

  1. Marriage of John Walker of Artillery Place Finsbury Square to Jessy, daughter of the late John Johnson [sic] of St Thomas-in-the-East 07/02/1820.

  2. In 1851, John Walker 'landed proprietor N.B.' born West indies aged 58 and his wife Jessy born West Indies aged 52 [57?] were living at 14 West Mall Clifton with three children aged 18 to 21 all born in Dumfries.

  3. Will of John Walker of Woodland and Crawfordton proved 24/10/1857. He left £10,000 to his daughter Jessy Elizabeth and £15,000 to each of his other two daughters. His main heir was his son Capt. George Gustavus Walker.


  1. Gentleman's Magazine Vol. 90/127 part I (Feb 1820) p. 171.

  2. 1851 census online.

  3. PROB 11/2259/300.

Further Information

Jessy Johnston
George Gustavus.; Eliza A; Ellen; Carolien Selina; James Lawrie (d. young)

Legacies Summary

Commercial (1)

James Walker & Co.
West India merchant?  

Relationships (2)

Son-in-law → Father-in-law
Notes →
John Walker married Jessy, daughter of John Johnston, 15 years after the latter's...
Son → Father

Addresses (2)

Woodland[s], Dumfries, Dumfriesshire, Southern Scotland, Scotland
14 West Mall, Clifton, Gloucestershire, South-west England, England
Notes →

At this address in the 1851 census.