John McCammon Trew

???? - 1869

Claimant or beneficiary


  1. Anglican clergyman in Jamaica. Rector of St. Thomas in the East; active in the Mico Charity schools in the 1830s, later Archdeacon of the Bahamas, dying at Cheltenham in 1869.

  2. In 1826 he stated to the Return of public functionaries owning enslaved people that 'I am the proprietor of one female slave, named Frances Sill, being a gift to a member of my family; and that I am a trustee and executor under the will of my late father-in-law, who was the proprietor of a coffee plantation, in the parish of Manchester, named May-day Hill, whereon there are at present, to the best of my belief, one hundred and twenty slaves, engaged in its cultivation, and in my possession.'


  1. His Irish will record shows him dying 19/01/1869 in England:, Web: Ireland, Calendar of Wills and Administrations, 1858-1920 [database on-line], Original data: Calendar of Wills and Administrations 1858-1920. The National Archives of Ireland. 13 January 2016.

  2. Parliamentary paper: Slaves in the colonies, PP1826-27 (111) (146), p. 26.

Further Information

Name in compensation records
John M'Cammon Trew

Associated Claims (1)

£2,448 12s 9d
Awardee (Trustee)

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
1826 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Trustee and Executor
1823 [EA] - → Receiver

Relationships (1)

Son-in-law → Father-in-law
Notes →
John McCammon Trew was an executor and trustee under the will of Thomas Bygrave, almost certainly his...

Addresses (1)

Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, South-west England, England