Lucock Griffin

???? - 1750


Member of Assembly Kingston 1745 and 1749, died c. 1750. Lucock Griffin was listed in the Jamaican Quit Rent books for 1754 as the owner of 305 acres of land in St Andrew, 1118 acres in St Thomas-in-the-East and 100 acres in St Dorothy, total 1523 acres. This may be the heir and grandson of the Lucock Griffin who died c. 1750.

  1. Will of Lucock Griffin of Kingston Jamaica [made in 1748] proved 11/08/1750. He left an annuity of £250 p.a. to his son Giles John Griffin then of Philadelphia, but left his estates in Jamaica and enslaved people to his grandson also named Lucock Griffin, who was then [1748] living with him in Jamaica. He also left annuities of £30 p.a. and £40 p.a. to the age of seven to each of the children of his daughter-in-law. He provided that his household and 'other negroes' at his house in Kingston or on any of his pens in St Andrews be sent to his estate in St Thomas-in-the-East for its 'improvement'


Feurtado, Personages. '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

  1. PROB 11/781/382

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
1756 [EA] - 1784 [LA] → Previous owner

Relationships (1)

Grandfather → Grandson

Inventories (1)