James McGowan

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Claimant or beneficiary


Owner of Galloway Hill in Port Royal, Jamaica. Probably originally from Garliston, Wigtonshire. His brother George McGowan, whose daughter Isabella married Thomas Lancaster Davies (q.v.), was born in Garliston, Wigtonshire, Scotland, 07/06/1774.


Vere Langford Oliver, Caribbeana being miscellaneous papers relating to the history, genealogy, topography, and antiquities of the British West Indies (6 vols., London, Mitchell, Hughes and Clarke, 1910-1919) vol. 5 p. 39.

Further Information

Name in compensation records
James M'Gowan

Associated Claims (1)

£837 0s 2d

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
1825 [EA] - 1829 [LA] → Owner
1810 [EA] - 1839 [LA] → Owner