John Pringle

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Apparently formerly a merchant in London, although not yet traced in either the London Gazette or in trade directories. John Pringle was co-mortgagee and co-mortgagee-in-possession of estates and enslaved people in Jamaica with Thomas Cheap (q.v.).

  1. Will of John Pringle of Edinburgh Midlothian [made in 1790] was proved 16/06/1804. The will showed him as of Clifton North Britain. In the will he left £500 to his natural son John Pringle then in India with the East India Co., over and above £2000 he had already advanced him, and £10,000 which he had lately transmitted to him in India through David Scott. His executors included Thomas Cheape and Andrew Loughnan.


  1. PROB 11/1410/177

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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
1783 [EA] - 1786 [LA] → Mortgage Holder
1786 [EA] - 1791 [LA] → Mortgagee-in-Possession

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