John Gale of St Elizabeth and London

???? - 1758


Son and heir of Isaac Gale of St Elizabeth (q.v.),

  1. Isaac and John Gale were listed in the Jamaican Quit Rent books for 1754 as the owners of 180 acres of land in St Catherine. John Gale junior was listed in the Jamaican Quit Rent books for 1754 as the owner of 300 acres of land in St James.

  2. Will of John Gale [now in] London [made in 1757] proved 03/08/1758. He willed that his own debts and [less usually] those of his late father Isaac Gale of St Elizabeth and late mother Dorothy Gale be paid, and left the rest of his estate to his three sisters Dorothy Foster, Jane Isabella Fisher and Catherine Hankey as tenants-in-common. His executors were his brothers-in-law John Fisher and Jos. Chaplin Hankey, and Roger Drake and Beeston Long.


  1. '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

  2. PROB 11/839/424.

Further Information


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
1757 [EA] - 1758 [EY] → Owner
1750 [SY] - 1756 [LA] → Heir
1750 [SY] - 1758 [EY] → Heir

The estate was shown for the heirs of Isaac Gale in 1752 and 1753. It had been bequeathed to John Gale (d. 1758) in 1750.

Relationships (3)

Notes →
Aslo executor (Fisher) and testator...
Son → Father