John William Gayner

???? - 1838

Claimant or beneficiary


  1. Owner of Culloden estate in St Ann. Possibly related to John Gaynor junior (q.v.) who owned 70 enslaved people in St Ann in 1792.

  2. Marriage at Sea-View, in St. Ann's, on the 5th inst., John William Gayner, Esq., to Miss Eliza Lauchan Raffington, daughter of Thomas Raffington, Esq.


  1. 'A List of slaves and stock in the parish of St Ann taken the 28th March 1792 pursuant to order of the Honourable House of Assembly... transcribed from papers presented to the British Museum by Charles E. Long ref. Add. 12435' transcribed at

  2. Royal Gazette of Jamaica 13/08/1814.

We are grateful to Peter Selley for his assistance with compiling this entry.

Further Information

Elizabeth MacLaughlan Raffington

Associated Claims (1)

£2,058 13s 10d
Awardee (Receiver)

Associated Estates (5)

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] - 1828 [LA] → Not known
1829 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Receiver
1822 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Not known
1820 [EA] - 1826 [LA] → Owner
1832 [EA] - → Guardian

Relationships (1)

Husband → Wife