Martin Armstrong

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Previous owner of Retreat in St John Jamaica. Dead by 1787. Probably the Mr Armstrong who was described as meeting William Hickey at the home of Dr Bonynge of Bushy Park in 1776 'A neighbour....a strong, hale man of 60, dined with them. He had been at a school in the North of Ireland, was badly educated and indolent. At the age of 20 was sent for by his father to Jamaica, who dying in 5 years left him an estate of £1500-£2000 a year.' George Bonyngs [sic] Armstrong son of Martin Armstrong and Mary Nicholls was baptised 01/03/1776 at St Dorothy Jamaica.

Sources [accessed 06/03/2017]; [accessed 06/03/2017].

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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
1774 [EA] - 1776 [LA] → Trustee
1787 [EA] - 1799 [LA] → Previous owner