Receiver General of Jamaica

The Receiver General of Jamaica was the public official in Jamaica responsible for receiving and disbursing money of the Government of Jamaica.[1]

The receiver was able to appoint a number of deputies to work on his behalf.

List of Receivers General of Jamaica

Note: This list is incomplete. Dates are dates of life, not dates in office unless otherwise stated.


  1. The Laws of Jamaica: Comprehending All The Acts in Force &c. Vol. 2. 2nd edition. St. Jago de la Vega: Alexander Aikman. 1802. p. 110.
  2. Knight, James (fl 1725-1745) Receiver General of Jamaica Historian. National Archives. Retrieved 13 May 2019.
  3. "The Letters of Simon Taylor of Jamaica to Chaloner Arcedekne, 1765-1775" edited by Betty Wood et al in Betty Wood & Martin Lynn (Eds.) (2002). Travel, Trade and Power in the Atlantic 1765-1884. Camden Fifth Series Vol. 19. Miscellany XXXV. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. pp. 1–164 (p. 8). ISBN 978-0-521-82312-8.CS1 maint: extra text: authors list (link)
  4. Portrait miniature of Robert Graham (later Cunninghame-Graham) of Gartmore (c.1735-97). Historical Portraits Image Library. Retrieved 13 May 2019.
  5. William Mitchell, 1742 - 1823. Receiver-general of Jamaica. National Galleries of Scotland. Retrieved 13 May 2019.
  6. Hope Botanical Gardens. Retrieved 13 May 2019.
  7. "Planters, Farmers and Gardeners in Eighteenth-Century Jamaica" by Douglas Hall in Brian L. Moore et al (Eds.) (2003). Slavery, Freedom and Gender: The Dynamics of Caribbean Society. Kingston: University of the West Indies Press. pp. 97-114 (p. 100). ISBN 978-976-640-137-5.CS1 maint: extra text: authors list (link)
  8. Jasper Hall I. Legacies of British Slave-ownership, UCL. Retrieved 13 May 2019.
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