John Dick

1772 - 1842

Claimant or beneficiary


Edinburgh-based Advocate, attorney of his brother Richard Dick (q.v.) of Orange Park in Jamaica and trustee and executor of Alexander McLarty (q.v.).

  1. In the census of 1841 at Middleby Street, Edinburgh, occupation Advocate, age 69, born in Scotland, living with 2 female servants.

  2. "31 Dorset Place, Dorset Square, London, [death of] John Dick Esq., late of Orange-park Jamaica." Neither the will of Richard Dick made in 1834 nor that of his brother John Dick proved 20/11/1842 mentions property in Jamaica, but there appears little doubt these were the same men as the owners of Orange Park.


T71/866 St David claim no. 90 (Orange Park); T71/864 Port Royal claim no. 2 (Clydesdale). T71/1608 letter dated 11/09/1835 from John Dick, 6 Middleby Street, Edinburgh, re Orange Park estate, as attorney to his brother Richard Dick and Clydesdale estate, as trustee and executor of Alex. McLarty.

  1. 1841 census online.

  2. Times 17/10/1842 p. 7; PROB 11/1972/57; General Register Office for Scotland, OPR Burials 1852 685-2 540 for another John Dick, writer, buried 1852.

Further Information

Married but no further details

Associated Claims (2)

£2,845 11s 7d
Awardee (Trustee)
£3,239 10s 2d
Other association

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
1809 [EA] - 1829 [LA] → Joint owner

Relationships (2)

Trustee → Testator

Addresses (1)

6 Middleby Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian (Edinburgh), Central Scotland, Scotland