John Cargill

???? - 1838

Claimant or beneficiary


Lessee of Haining estate from Mary Eliza Cargill (q.v.) and probably her son. Unsuccessful claimant as owner-in-fee on Skibo estate (St George no. 50) and Haining, for both of which he agreed to cede the compensation to John Atkins of London (q.v.). Possiby also the same man as the awardee of St Mary no. 86.  

  1. Jasper Farmer, son of John Cargill and his wife Ann Grant, baptised in Kingston in 1807. Emily, same parents, baptised in Kingston in 1814. Another son, Henry, was baptised in Paris in 1824.

  2. Anne Grant, wife of John Cargill Esquire of the parish of St Thomas-in-the-East, died in Paris 26/08/1835.

  3. Will of John Cargill of Haining Estate parish of St Thomas in the East, Island of Jamaica proved 06/11/1838. He left Haining with the apprentices attached to it to his eldest son Jasper Farmer Cargill and Skibo to his youngest son Henry Cargill. He left his brother Rev. Richard Cargill of Nottingham Place London £200 and his sister Mrs Jessy Stewart of Edinburgh £100.


  1., Jamaica, Church of England Parish Register Transcripts, 1664-1880 [database online];, France, Births and Baptisms, 1546-1896 [database online].

  2. Royal Gazette of Jamaica 15/08/1835.

  3. PROB 11/1902.

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

Further Information

Anne Grant
Jasper Farmer, Emily, Henry

Associated Claims (5)

£29 3s 1d
Awardee (Owner-in-fee)
£3,997 16s 4d
Unsuccessful claimant (consensual) (Owner-in-fee)
£286 11s 8d
£367 10s 8d
Awardee (Trustee)
£3,977 3s 7d
Unsuccessful claimant (consensual) (Owner-in-fee)

Associated Estates (3)

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
1828 [EA] - → Not known
1815 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Owner

Relationships (4)

Son → Mother
Father → Son
Nephew → Aunt