Lewis Johnston

10th Mar 1784 - ????

Claimant or beneficiary


Lewis Johnston, Canadian physician, co-awardee with his brother James William Johnston and William Bruce Almon and Mather Byles Almon, probably as executor of his brother John Johnston (all q.v.).

  1. Born in St Augustine, Florida, the second son of William Martin Johnston and his wife Elizabeth née Lichtenstein. Sent to Scotland for his education; graduated Edinburgh University in 1807. Practised medicine in Jamaica from 1808 where he took over his father's lucrative practice. Married a sister of the Revd. John Pryor; they had 16 children. Returned to Nova Scotia at some point and continued to practise medicine. Died at Wolfville, Nova Scotia.


T71/865 St Andrew claim no. 494 (Mount Salus).

  1. W. Arthur Calnek, A Brief Memoir of the late Honorable James William Johnston, First Judge in Equity of Nova Scotia (St John's, Newfoundland, Geo. A. Knodell, 1884) pp. 10-11.

Further Information

[forename unknown] Pryor
16 children, including Lewis
Edinburgh [1807 ]

Associated Claims (1)

£514 15s 7d

Associated Estates (1)

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1826 [EA] - → Attorney

Legacies Summary

Imperial (1)

Canada: Nova Scotia including Cape Breton Island 
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Practised as a physician in Nova...

Relationships (2)


Addresses (3)

Edinburgh, Midlothian (Edinburgh), Central Scotland, Scotland
Nova Scotia, Canada
St Augustine, Florida, USA - United States of America