George Spence of Richmond Lodge, Jamaica

No Dates


  1. Dr Spence, Montego Bay, was named as owner of an enslaved person held in Westmoreland Workhouse, 1816; Dr Spence, Hanover, was named as owner of an enslaved person held in St Ann’s Workhouse, 1827.

  2. George Spence and Rebecca Smith, both of Hanover, were married there 30/07/1791; Mrs Rebecca Spence, widow of George Spence, esq, was living at Richmond Lodge in 1818.

  3. Elizabeth, youngest daughter of the late Dr George Spence of Hanover, married Robert C. Walcott at Richmond Lodge in Westmoreland, 12/03/1818. Robert Claver Walcott esq eldest son of the late William Grant Walcott esq [q.v.] and Elizabeth Spence spinster youngest daughter of the late Dr George Spence practitioner of physic &c both of the parish of Westmoreland were married by licence 12/30/1818."


  1. Royal Gazette (Jamaica), 09/11/1816, 12/05/1827.

  2., Jamaica Church of England Parish Register Transcripts, 1664-1880 [database online], entry for baptism of John Spence, aged 39, 13/03/1818.

  3. Royal Gazette (Jamaica), 28/03/1818;, Jamaican Parish Registers, Westmoreland Baptisms, Marriages and Burials 1739-1825 p. 316.

We are grateful to Paul Hitchings for his assistance with compiling this entry.

Further Information

Rebecca Smith

Associated Estates (1)

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] - 1820 [LA] → Previous owner

Relationships (1)

Husband → Wife