Hon. John Mowatt

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Owner or joint owner of Dumfries estate in St James, Jamaica. Hon. John Mowatt was a director of the Close Harbour Company in 1799, an Assistant Judge in St James in 1790 and 1796 and Custos and Chief Judge of the Court of Common Pleas in St James in 1807. Deceased by 1811.

Assumed to also be the John Mowat, merchant, who shipped sugar and rum on account of William Miles in Jamaica in 1788.


Jamaica Almanacs (1790, 1796, 1799), The New Jamaica Almanack, and Register for the year 1807.

Accounts Produce, Jamaica Archives 1B/11/4/16 409-410.

We are grateful to William Norton for his assistance with compiling this entry.

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
1811 [EA] - 1819 [LA] → Previous owner
1774 [EA] - 1795 [LA] → Joint owner
1800 [EA] - 1809 [LA] → Owner