John Lindsay Watt Hind

No Dates

Claimant or beneficiary


Joint owner of Bushy Park estate in St Ann, Jamaica, with his wife Eliza James, daughter of William Hind. It's not clear what the precise ownership arrangements were - whether Eliza owned some of the enslaved people or whether the whole estate was hers in trust.

  1. John Lindsay Watt Hind, son of John Cross Rose and Mary Gillespie his wife, born 09/11/1794 and baptised in Trelawny 08/07/1795.

  2. Benjamin Frederick Hind, born 22/09/1821, son of John Lindsay Watt Hind and Ruth James his wife, baptised in St Ann 28/10/1823.

  3. Death "On the 45th ult. at Dover plantation, St. Mary's, Elizabeth, relict of the late John Lindsay Watt Hind, aged 50 years." Note Elizabeth was presumably his second wife.


  1., Jamaica, Church of England Parish Register Transcripts, 1664-1880 [database online].

  2. Ibid.

  3. Royal Gazette of Jamaica 14/03/1840.

We are grateful to Peter Selley for his assistance with compiling this entry.

Further Information

Ruth James Hind

Associated Claims (2)

£387 0s 10d
£161 11s 4d

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
1817 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Joint owner
1820 [EA] - 1822 [LA] → Not known

Relationships (1)

Husband → Wife