John Lunan

???? - 1838

Claimant or beneficiary


Resident slave-owner, Member of the House of Assembly and Magistrate in St Catherine.

  1. The will of John Lunan of St Catherine was proved in London 19/09/1839. In it he left his two adjoining houses in Spanishtown to his son John; his house in Kingston to his nephew James Lunan; and £10,000 in consols in trust for his two daughters (also trustees) Eliza Wilkie and Maria Barry and their children.

Sources [accessed 23/01/2017]

  1. PROB 11/1916/209.

Further Information

Married but no further details
John; Eliza; Maria

Associated Claims (2)

£68 4s 10d
£2,214 16s 2d
Awardee (Owner-in-fee)

Associated Estates (6)

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
1815 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Owner
1839 [EA] - → Previous owner
1817 [EA] - → Other


1809 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Owner
1826 [EA] - → Attorney
1817 [EA] - 1820 [LA] → Other


Legacies Summary

Imperial (1)

Army officer
Australia: New South Wales 
notes →
John Lunan Wilkie, the grandson and namesake of John Lunan, was an Army officer in New South Wales for whom the Wilkie Memorial Church was built at Young, NSW after his death in 1862. 'The foundation...
sources →

Relationships (3)

Father-in-law → Son-in-law
Notes →
Peter Wilkie married Eliza Lunan, the daughter of John...
Father → Daughter
Father → Daughter