Jarvis or Jervis Gallimore

???? - 11th Aug 1795


  1. Resident slave-owner in Jamaica, owner of Greenfield estate, and husband of Sarah Gallimore (q.v.). Died fighting in the Second Maroon War on 11/08/1795.

  2. Jarvis Gallimore and his wife Sarah had at least 8 children baptised in Trelawny, Jamaica, between 1771 and 1783 (the eldest Matthew born in 1766).

  3. Jarvis Gallimore Esquire of Jamaica became a Freemason 08/05/1792 age 50.

  4. Possibly the son of Jarvis Gallimore who was listed in the Jamaican Quit Rent books for 1754 as the owner of 330 acres of land in St Ann and 1153 acres of land in St James, total 1483 acres.

  5. Matthew and William Gallimore, sons of Jarvis Gallimore, merchant, Jamaica, were admitted to Manchester Grammar School 17/01/1788.


  1. Email from Jim Brennan 13/02/2018 sourced to Chester Courant 10/11/1795 via British Newspaper Archive.

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

  3. Ancestry.com, England, United Grand Lodge of England Freemason Membership Registers, 1751-1921 [database online].

  4. 'A List of landholders in the Island of Jamaica together with the number of acres each person possessed taken from the quit rent books in the year 1754', TNA CO 142/31 transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Samples2/1754lead.htm.

  5. Jeremiah Finch Smith, The Admission Register of the Manchester School with Some Notices of the More Distinguished Scholars (1868) vol. 2 p. 37.

We are grateful to Jim Brennan for his assistance with compiling this entry.

Further Information

Matthew (1766-), Elizabeth Virgo (1767-), William (1769-), James Spence, Jarvis, Mary Wisdom, Juliana James, Sarah Virgo

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
1793 [EA] - 1793 [LA] → Owner
1796 [EA] - 1828 [LA] → Previous owner
1809 [EA] - 1811 [LA] → Previous owner

Relationships (4)

Deceased Husband → Widow
Father-in-law → Son-in-law
Notes →
Sir John Gordon married Jervis or Jarvis Gallimore's daughter Juliana in 1811, many years after Jarvis Gallimore's...
Father → Daughter
Son → Father