John Johnston of Everitt Street Brunswick Square

???? - 1807


Returnee from Jamaica, part of a network of expatriate Scots re-domiciled to London.

  1. John Johnson [sic] of St Thomas-in-the-East was shown as the late father of Jessy Johnson [sic] on the latter's marriage to John Walker of Woodland and Crawfordton (q.v.) in 1821.

  2. Will of John Johnston merchant [late of the parish of St Thomas-in-the-East in Jamaica but now] of Everitt Street Brunswick Square [made in 1804] proved 16/02/1807. He left £100 each to his sisters Jane, Janet and Agnes 'near to Annan' in Scotland; and £50 each to his mother-in-law Mrs Elizabeth Carmichaell [sic] and sister-in-law also named Elizabeth Carmichaell as soon as his effects were received from Jamaica and £2000 secured in England to each of his three children, Jessy, Elizabeth and John. In a codicil of 1806 he raised the legacies to his sisters and sister-in-law to £200 each and appointed William Walker late of Jamaica but now in Britain as an additional executor and trustee. In a final codicil of 1807 he replaced Alexander Henry as trustee and executor with James Dick of Artillery Place.


  1. Gentleman's Magazine Vol. 90/127 part I (Feb 1820) p. 171.

  2. PROB 11/1456/153.

Further Information

Married but no further details
Jessy; Elizabeth; John

Relationships (5)

Executor → Testator
Father-in-law → Son-in-law
Notes →
John Walker married Jessy, daughter of John Johnston, 15 years after the latter's...
Testator → Executor
Other relatives
Notes →
Alexander Henry was appointed and then in 1807 removed as executor of the will of John Johnston of Everitt...
Testator → Trustee

Addresses (1)

Everitt Street, Brunswick Square, London, Middlesex, London, England